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Frayed cables can be highly dangerous. If they are weight bearing cables, the fray can cause a loss of integrity and failure of the cable. The fray itself can cause punctures and lacerations. If the cable is carrying any charge, the fray can result in a failure of the insulation and possible electric shock.

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