Electricity powers nearly everything used in the lab, but the associated hazards should never be overlooked
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The National Safety Council reports that about 1000 people are electrocuted each year in the United States. That means grounded plugs on all electrical equipment in the lab are very important.
While electricity is in constant use by the researcher, both within and outside the laboratory, significant physical harm or death may result from its misuse.