Tongs Made to Remove Charged Wire To lessen the dangers of freeing a victim who has come in contact with a charged electric wire, the Ever Safe High Voltage Tongs Company have made a tongs that is said to handle high voltage wires with the utmost safety. The main body of the tongs is of maple wood that has been treated, and the handle is of molded Bakelite. A detachable hook fits over the tapered end of the tongs. The device has been adopted by the city and the county of San Francisco, Cal., and the Industrial Accident Commission of California. It has been tested and approved by many firms.