Electrical Safety - 8 Home Hazards—and How to Mitigate Them - Bob Vila
Electrical shock is an injury whose likelihood is best reduced with precaution. Make sure your home has AFCI and GFCI outlets. Always check electrical cords for fraying, signs of wear, a damaged jacket or insulation. And shut off the circuit breakers and remove fuses when working on any DIY wiring endeavor. Also, never climb on an aluminum ladder when working on electrical projects.