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fall

1. verb To be arrested for a crime. Can you believe that mob kingpin finally fell?
2. noun One's arrest for a crime. I refuse to take the fall when I was barely involved in this to begin with.

fall

1. in. to be arrested; to be charged with a crime. (see also fall guy.) I heard that Mooshoo fell. Is that right?
2. n. one’s arrest; being arrested and charged. (Underworld.) Who took the fall for the bank job?

fall

foul/afoul
1. Nautical To collide. Used of vessels.
2. To clash: fell foul of the law.
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There are exceptions to the 4-foot fall protection rule, but it depends on the task that you are performing and what your fall height exposure is.
10 feet--non-walking working surfaces or roofing work on low pitches (task) or leading-edge work (advancing of decking)--requires a fall protection work plan must be on the project site.
According to the MFS, before their fall incidents, four patients were classified as high risk, six as medium risk, and one as low risk.
While implementation of the fall bundle, linking the call system to bed alarms, and use of chair alarms in every room led to a gradual decrease in the total number of falls, the implementation of a no toileting alone protocol led to the most dramatic decrease in the number of falls.
Our number one priority again this year is to stop falls and save lives, said MIOSHA Director Bart Pickelman.
The researchers note that peripheral neuropathy and frailty can affect fall risk for different reasons; therefore their combined effect can be greater than that anticipated by simply adding their individual effects.
There was a significant association between patients' level of physical activity and fall numbers for all IADL/ADL questions.
At first sight, the Fall Risk Scale looks just like any other bathroom scale, but four pressure sensors are built into the device.
For the evaluation of fall efficacy in patients with SLE, we used the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I), which is a self-reported questionnaire.
The good news, CDC reported, is that falls among older Americans are largely preventable.
Fall protection equipment was required for the work being done by 54 (86%) of the 63 workers involved in fatal fall events; however, in 30 (56%) of these cases, the workers were either not using the equipment (seven) or it was not determined whether they were using the required equipment (23).
OSHA believes that the proper use of personal fall protection systems can protect employees from injury and death due to falls from height.
(2009) assessed whether the Humpty Dumpty Fall Scale could be used to identify inpatient pediatric patients at risk for falls and found that the Humpty Dumpty Fall Scale is a valid tool for identifying those patients.
The current study was planned to obtain information regarding the magnitude of fall occurrences as well as assessment of the quality performance directly related to prevent such episodes in health institutions of the region.
Yes, the Pagsanjan Falls, also known as Cavinti Falls or Magdapio Falls, is the top natural attraction in the province, but there are equally majestic but less known falls that have been gaining popularity in recent years.