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Old 04-04-2013, 10:45 AM   #136
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No thanks. When I was a 1st year apprentice, we were shown several gruesome pictures of charred bodies that were meant to wake us up to what can happen if you're not constantly aware of your surroundings. That was in 1974 and the images are still burned into my brain. And that's why working live 480v and above made me nervous.
It's good to be nervous! That means you acknowledge the danger and prepare accordingly to operate safely. The issue with simple but dangerous every day tasks is that ppl are not nervous about them. Like driving or climbing a ladder. All it takes is one fall off a ladder or thinking about something other than the road while driving to ruin your life, and you don't have to be working on 480v to do that. It happens all the time.

I'll bet many everyday ppl would reach a little further than they should on a household ladder... but you would not reach a little further than you know is absolutely safe and keeps you fully in control of your fate while working on 480v.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:50 AM   #137
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we can all dig up videos of things gone horribly wrong on our jobs. It wouldn't be hard to do.

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we can all dig up videos of things gone horribly wrong on our jobs. It wouldn't be hard to do.

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Maybe carrying a pistol might give ya a little peace of mind. Sorry, I couldn't help myself there.
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No Jim..I doubt it. That little old lady didn't stand a chance against a psycho who came up behind her and strangled her. Even if he came staight on..nope..she was a goner.

The only way a pistol would have saved her if he had of announced to her ahead of time his intention, then she could open her purse, take aim and ...
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No Jim..I doubt it. That little old lady didn't stand a chance against a psycho who came up behind her and strangled her. Even if he came staight on..nope..she was a goner.

The only way a pistol would have saved her if he had of announced to her ahead of time his intention, then she could open her purse, take aim and ...
I apologize, I didn't check out the video because youtube slows my PC down so bad, situations like that are not to joke about.

If I were in your shoes I would never show a house after a certain hour, there has been way too many women harmed or killed in that situation.
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No harm done my gentle American friend..

You do give good advice, but you need not fear for my safety. I am a 6ft tall, 8th degree marshall artist.. 250 lbs..

No one messes with me

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