Electrician saved by wrist watch
November 24, 2009 | 6 comments
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An electrician who was connecting a high voltage switch was hit with 11,000 volts but survived because he was wearing a metal wristwatch. Even so he spent several days in intensive care with burns to 20 percent of his body.
An electrician has revealed that his wristwatch might have saved his life after he was hit with 11,000 volts while working. Steve Edwards, 51, spent five days in intensive care being treated for burns to his face, chest, neck and arms after the horrific incident.
Source: Daily Mail
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