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In case of an electrical emergency worksheet


Name: ________________________________________________________     Date: ________________

 

1. What can happen if you throw water on an electrical fire? What should you do instead for an electrical fire?

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2. If you touch someone who has been shocked and they are still contacting the source of the electricity, what could happen to you?

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3. What is the only safe thing to do if you see a fallen power line?

  • a) jump over it
  • b) stay far away from it and tell an adult
  • c) move it with a stick


4. What is the safest thing to do if you are in a car with a power line on or near it?

  • a) climb out the car window
  • b) stay in the car
  • c) get out of the car as fast as you can
  • d) get onto the car roof and stay there


5. List 3 things that would be useful to have in a safety kit during a power outage.

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6. If you see lightning or hear thunder and can’t get indoors, you are safest

  • a) under a tree
  • b) in a hardtop car
  • c) on a wooden bench
  • d) in a wooden boat on a lake

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