# How to get out broken piece of Plug in switch board? [closed]

I am stuck in a situation my broken plug piece stuck in a switch board while working in office as it is direct connection how easily I can remove it so that it didn't harm me?

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• You mean a mains plug? You need proper tools to do that: insulated pliers that are rated for the voltage. – Hobbes Dec 11 '18 at 10:15
• A photograph of the plug and switch board would help you get more answers. – BrettFromLA Dec 11 '18 at 14:59
• Depends on your definition of switch board. Are we referring to a switchboard as in old style telephone operator or something involving electrical power. – Old_Fossil Dec 23 '18 at 8:42

Find your local Harbor Freight, buy insulated pliers for $6 (https://www.harborfreight.com/8-inch-long-nose-high-voltage-insulated-pliers-96906.html), and a meter for$6 (https://www.harborfreight.com/7-function-digital-multimeter-63604.html), watch some youtube videos to learn what you're doing (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=check+an+outlet+with+a+multimeter).