Originally Posted by hio3791
It's the amperage that kills, not the voltage. Takes less than 1 amp to kill a person. Therefore 120V will kill you just as dead as 240V. If that wasn't the case, there wouldn't be a code to install 120V GFCI outlets in the kitchen/bathroom/etc.
yeah if you want to over analize it... the 220v 30a current availiable at the element end is more likely to kill you and quicker than getting zapped on a 120v 15-20 120v line... theres twice as many hot lines to possibly short and twice as much can go wrong.... I was trying to keep it simple here.