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Electrical injuries may happen in the private sector by using faulty household appliances, by involuntary contact with a power line (e.g. kite) and unprofessional handling of electric installations. Occupational electrical injuries can occur for example during maintenance and installation of electrical units and power lines. Electrical injuries can be caused by different energy sources and phenomena: