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Severe burns and shock supposed to have been
caused from primary wire down across Broadway,
his company and the lighting company touched a
2,000 volt wire.
selaer streets, 10:10 P. M. Lineman sent to in-
slipping of a clamp across the bus bars of negative
and positive cells.
fall. While cleaning transformers, placed hand
on a live terminal.
wires and received burns on hands, breast and legs
replacing top he had cut. In reaching, his breast
and he received two slight burns.
electric wire which was claimed to be hanging
tions, a short circuit on working bus bars was
caused, burning both forearms,
which was no current and which was grounded,
hand and elbow.
connect old service, the service joints short
circuited and burned him on hands and face.
the door in the base of an iron arc lamp pole and
received shock, burning his hand. While trimming street lamp standing on ground,
without rubber gloves, line crossed primary line and current burned left hand.
331 Dean street, Brooklyn.
Overcome by gas in trench.
Overcome by gas while stopping leak.
Illness of self, wife and son claimed due to escaping
gas. 611 3d avenue, New York city. While trying to put a fitting on ceiling drop and
using a light, dead gas ignited, singeing eyebrows
Removed hose from valve with full pressure on;
gas ignited from safety lamp, burning wrist;
valve stem was found to be broken.
Explosion of gas cooker.
Partially asphyxiated and mouth and lip cut from
and lighted torch, which ignited escaping gas.
In trying to locate escaping gas, was burned by ex
plosion, caused by fitter's torch. 1028 Jefferson avenue, Brooklyn. Found unconscious from escaping gas at 11 A. M.
Accidentally turned on gas in heater. 238 Powell street, Brooklyn.
Claims to have been made ill by escaping gas.
escaping gas of leaking stove; and Mr. Reilly
overcome by gas. 52 Pacific street, Brooklyn..
While altering pre-payment meter to new rate and
testing for leak; was injured by explosion, receiving burns on face, head and arms.
Partial asphyxiation. Inlet cone of meter broken.
This was a new meter placed that same day in place of one found broken in same way. Manner
in which cone was broken unexplained. Overcome by gas escaping from a leak at the meter
cock, while working in cellar. While assisting to connect gas service to main the
gas suddenly caught fire, burning his right arm
elbow made up, used fire to test it; after proving
flame shot up to his face.
riser. Leak was indicated and meter turned off
a match and explosion followed, burning both,
of service pipe the cap of drip fell off, and both
were badly burned.
and a test was being made of the service pipe,
come by gas
Geo. and William,
H. Joseph Lovett.
Bedford avenue, Brooklyn.
Mrs. Sobrofsky entered room where gas was escap
ing, with a lamp or candle, causing explosion, in
which all three sustained burns, 255 West 68th street, New York city. Stepped into closet with lighted torch to find leak,
and while there, the door shut, causing dead gas to come down from ceiling, which ignited from torch, burning his face and hands.