industrial accident


: an accident in a factory
He was hurt in an industrial accident.

Examples of industrial accident in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Morrill’s great-grandfather, Raymond Winfield, Starring’s father, was died by electrocution in an industrial accident, leaving his wife, Frances Olsen, and her three children fatherless. Giuseppe Ricapito, The Mercury News, 18 Mar. 2024 In southern California, for example, an industrial accident at a major natural gas underground storage facility at Aliso Canyon threatened the electricity supply in and around the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego. Amy Myers Jaffe, Foreign Affairs, 9 Nov. 2017 The caustic gunk is usually relegated to giant landfills, unless something like an industrial accident unleashes torrents of the sludge, as was unfortunately the case for rural Hungarian residents back in 2010. Andrew Paul, Popular Science, 7 Feb. 2024 One of two people who were rescued after an industrial accident in Providence Village died Thursday afternoon, Aubrey officials confirmed to Star-Telegram media partner, WFAA-TV. Nicole Lopez, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 26 Jan. 2024 Authorities continue to investigate the death of a man killed Monday in an industrial accident at Swampscott Quarry. Travis Andersen,, 18 July 2023 Godzilla’s appearance on Japanese shores evokes the 2011 Fukushima tsunami, and its beam of atomic fire vomits out like an industrial accident; the mauling of Tokyo becomes a slow-rolling disaster of infrastructure and mass death. Asher Elbein, Scientific American, 3 Nov. 2023 The industrial accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. on Oregon Street near University Avenue, according to San Diego police and the city Fire-Rescue Department. City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Oct. 2023 One worker was airlifted to the hospital after an industrial accident at a business in Holliston Tuesday night, officials said. Talia Lissauer,, 23 Aug. 2023

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“Industrial accident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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