Increase in more computers in peoples homes.


GCSE Health and safety in ICT Note on Increase in more computers in peoples homes., created by Amy Cavill on 13/05/2013.
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Discuss the possible causes for the increase in the number of accidents involving computers.

By having computers in the home, could mean the computer is getting over heated and it could blow up causing accidents.

By having more computers, it could make the house an easy target for thieves.

The more computers mean children are more liable to trip over the cables and wires, and if there is more computers- there is more wires & cables.

You can also have head injuries from the monitor falling on your head. 36% of computer related injuries are from monitors falling on your head.

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