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Foundation Pit Collapse on 8 June 2019 in Nanning, China: A Brief Report

Department of Civil Engineering, School of Naval Architecture, Ocean, and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Shantou University, Shantou 515063, China
Key Laboratory of Intelligent Manufacturing Technology (Shantou University), Ministry of Education, Shantou 515063, China
Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, School of Engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
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Safety 2019, 5(4), 68;
Received: 29 June 2019 / Revised: 28 September 2019 / Accepted: 8 October 2019 / Published: 12 October 2019
This short communication reports on the recent incident of a foundation pit collapse at a construction site on 8 June 2019 in Nanning City of Guangxi Province, China. There were no injuries or casualties reported for this incident. This report presents the incident background, management measures taken after the incident, and a brief discussion of the causes of the incident. Some mitigation measures are suggested to prevent similar incidents in the future based on the preliminary analysis. View Full-Text
Keywords: foundation collapse; report; Nanning foundation collapse; report; Nanning
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Chin, Y.-T.; Shen, S.-L.; Zhou, A.-N.; Chen, J. Foundation Pit Collapse on 8 June 2019 in Nanning, China: A Brief Report. Safety 2019, 5, 68.

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