Domestic uses and safety



We are all reliant on the convenience of the on-tap energy which we obtain via the electrical sockets in our homes, schools and places of work.  In this video, we’ll talk briefly about the mains electricity supply, before going on to look at the three-core cable, the wiring of a plug, and the various ways in which the users of electricity are protected from its significant hazards.

Key Words

dc, frequency, three-core cable, neutral, socket, insulation, plug, fuse, wiring, potential difference, earth, mains electricity, live, alternating, double insulation, direct, circuit breaker, ac, electrocution