Electricity can be extremely dangerous - causing accidents, damage to property and even death through electrocution or electrical fire.
Here you can see some of the people who have been affected by electrical accidents talk about their experiences, and highlight just how deadly electricity can be.
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Jane Andain's Story
Jane's daughter was electrocuted in her rented home. Six years on and there is still no law in place to protect tenants like her daughter. Jane supports our campaign to introduce mandatory five yearly checks on the electrics in rented homes.Read the story
As an electrician and a landlord, Vicky knows more than most about the dangers of electricity but that didn't stop her from encountering her own terrifying experience.Read the story
The tragic story of a young mother who was electrocuted in her garden.Read the story
Baroness Tonge lost her daughter Mary to a tragic electrocution in her kitchen.Read the story
Martin from West Yorkshire found out the hard way that his dishwasher was faulty.Read the story
Thirza, a young mum, was tragically electrocuted in her bathroom after a fault in the electrics turned the bath 'live'.Read the story
Jane was the victim of an electric shock after cutting the cable of her lawnmower. Here she talks about her terrifying experience.Read the story
Barbara's pet rabbit chewed through a cable leading to her receiving a severe electric shock.Read the story
Mark, a fireman in East Sussex talks about the risk of electrical fires and the importance of RCD protection.Read the story