Electricity can very well be dangerous to anyone. Circuit breakers must also be installed in any establishments including houses. The function of the circuit breakers is that it completely shuts down the flow of electricity if a circuit malfunction accidentally arises. The main electricity line must also be completely shut down when a renovation is being done especially when it is related to electricity. But just to add extra safety for that matter, an electrical line tester may be used to check and see if any wall outlets or circuit wires are still live. In any event that some modification at home must be done, informing everyone is a must to avoid any accidents of somebody turning the power back on while construction is going on.
In any establishments or houses, numerous power outlets must be installed to avoid octopus wiring and power overloading. Checking what voltage of ones wall socket is before connecting any appliances must also be done to avoid any short circuit that can destroy the appliances. Also check to see what proper voltage the appliances require and if possible, use the plugs that support cords that have three pins to avoid grounded connections.
The wall socket outlets must be located about above one foot of the floor depending on the size and height of the appliance that will be connected to it. The plate covering the outlets must also be a material that is non-conducting. The location of these wall outlets must be far from any water faucets, any water containers and sources. Rubber plugs or socket covers must always be connected to every wall sockets if it is not in use to avoid kids from sticking anything to it that may lead to a horrible accident.
Should any accidents happen, contact the nearest doctor or immediately bring the patient to the hospital. If you think that the accident is fatal and happens to be far from any medical establishments, call an ambulance or a person that has a medical background. Electricity can be very deadly to any living being, so always use the proper tools and utilities when handling small problems that are related to electricity. If a problem is too serious and complex for you to handle contact a professional electrician immediately.