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A common misconception is that larger voltages are more dangerous than smaller ones. However, this is not quite true. The danger to living things comes not from the potential difference, but rather the current flowing between two points.
RD, that is surprising on current being the killer. I thought there was a minimum voltage needed to overcome the skin's resistance (unless your laying chest down in a pool of water I suppose) ....
Saying "it's not the voltage that kills you but the current" is like saying that it's not the height that you fall from that kills you, but how fast you hit the ground.One is determined by the other.