Medical examiner, Onondaga County, Syracuse, NY
Chief medical examiner, Dade County, Miami, FL
(Received 16 July 1983; accepted 15 September 1983)
Four lethal and one nonlethal electrocutions from street lighting equipment are described. These cases have in common old installations, metal light poles, wet environment, 480-V power sources, and intact fuses. Identification of causative factors may permit future accommodation in design to reduce risk.
Paper ID: JFS11744J