Ya know thats you fault! Dont tell me you don't know of the "Stay 25' from a dumb a$$ rule".
Thats horizontal, never get anywhere close to under one.
Let me guess, the guard is pinned back with a 16p nail? Makes a nice bullet when it slips out.
Sounds like that job is due for a safety brow-beating. And, you'll be looking for a bigger vintage phone.
If I were you, I'd got play Lotto right now before the luck wears off.