Which event was a consequence of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire?
1. The factory’s owners were convicted of negligence and imprisoned.
2. The Interstate Commerce Commission placed sanctions on New York.
3. Multiple city and state safety oversight committees were formed.
4. Garment factories were banned from New York City.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history. The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers – 123 women and 23 men – who died from the fire, smoke inhalation, or falling or jumping to their deaths.