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New York Burn Injury Lawyers Discuss Common Causes of Industrial Fires

Every year, American fire departments respond to an average of 37,000 industrial fires that cause 18 civilian deaths, 279 civilian injuries, and roughly $1 billion in property damage explains one of the New York burn injury lawyers at the F&A accident law firm in Manhattan. Since government efforts to better regulate workplace safety aren’t always successful, individual employers must decide to fully protect their workers. Recognizing the most frequent causes of workplace fires can benefit everyone. The Most Common Causes of Industrial Fires The improper presence or storage of liquids and gases Combustible dust Ongoing “hot work” that includes torch...

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NYC Harlem Gas Explosion & Injury Attorney

NTSB's investigation would look to Origin of gas leak from outside or inside the premises Cause of leak Ignition sources Repairs to pipeline Was the pipe encroached upon? NY Gas Explosion and Fire Accident Law Firm - Frekhtman & Associate's spoke with one leading expert in the field of gas explosions who told us "Frost can be a significant factor especially if it is a cast iron 8" gas main pipe. This sounds like a main explosion due to the severity of blast. Frost wreaks havoc on cast iron pipes - they become brittle and can break in half. Frost can also move...

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