A Prospective Study on Profile and Pattern of Electric Injuries Cases brought in RNT Medical College, Udaipur
Keywords:Electric, Season, Work Place, Negligence
It is well known fact that electricity is essential to everyday life, both home and on the job. Perhaps it has
become such a familiar part of daily life , most people don’t give much thought to it or how much our work
depends on a reliable source of electricity. More importantly , people tend to overlook the hazards that
electricity poses and fail to treat it with the respect it deserves.
A prospective study on profile of electric injuries cases was conducted at RNT Medical college Udaipur,
Rajasthan from July 2019 to November 2020 to know about the incidence and pattern of electric injuries
cases , also to study the manner of events, seasonal variation, population at high risk to be victims of electric
injury and to provide recommendation for developing useful safety programs to decrease the incidence. Out
of the total 100 cases, 86 were male and 14 were female. 83 cases were of 11 year to 50 year age group. 68
cases occurred at work place , out of which 62 were male and 6 were female and 32 cases occurred at home.40
cases occurred in rainy season and 39 cases occurred in winter season and 21 cases occurred in summer.
This study emphasizes on better implementation of electrical injuries control program in communities and
increase the awareness of people and also on use of safety equipments and protective measures. As our study
suggests that most of the electric injuries cases were preventable.
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