cave-in

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cave-in

[′kāv‚in]
(engineering)
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15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today cited two Northern California construction businesses more than $300,000 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at a residential construction site in Piedmont.
The mine's tunnels were supported only with wooden beams, and cave-ins were a constant danger.
Universities occupied Mine explosions and cave-ins are frequent in Turkey, but both the scale and the handling of Tuesday's disaster stand to weaken Erdogan's hand ahead of an expected run for the presidency in August.
Accidents, cave-ins and explosions have claimed the lives of dozens of mine workers yearly.
Many roof cave-ins have been reported, but no deaths from such cave-ins have been announced.
Avoid cave-ins by knowing where to place your spoil pile.
OSHA said workers were exposed to serious and potentially fatal injuries from cave-ins, falls, scaffold collapses, crushing, lead and electrocution hazards.
OSHA found that the company failed to protect workers from cave-ins during trenching operations at two separate jobs sites in Lincoln, leading to a worker suffering a serious injury.
Several new categories have been added for the second edition, covering the best movie scenes involving beach houses, dueling, libraries, mine cave-ins, and whispering.
Explosions and cave-ins are common in Turkey's mines, particularly in privately run operations where respect for safety regulations is often minimal.
An earthquake struck Myanmar on Sunday causing a bridge collapse, cave-ins at several mines and damage to several old Buddhist pagodas.
setback due to cave-ins at its tunnels, and minor land slides along its