> to protect both you and the components) and it can't ground
> you unless the end
> which is not attached to you is attached to a ground e.g. the
> box of a PC which
> IS plugged in.
long time ago i worked in the Escom factory. We all wore anti-ESD lab coats,
and heel straps, which go around the heel of your shoe, and have a little
conductive strap to tuck into your sock. This requires a conductive floor
obviously.. of cousre the factory floor was tiled with ceramic blocks. Ah...
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