The aim of this report is to present actual finding on the probable cause of the accident in which the 4,450 chemical tanker to run aground just some few moments after the change of guard [...]
In other cases, some employers tend to ignore the safety needs of their employees by providing unsafe working conditions, which eventually contribute to accidents within the workplace.
A fault tree analysis can be used to identify and examine the major factors that led to the failure of the O-rings in the Solid Rocket Boosters. The failure of the O-rings led to the [...]
It is quite evident that the quality of maintenance procedures on the plant was not satisfactory, and it is one of the primary issues that have caused the incident.
At the time of the crash, the NTSB estimate revealed that the wind was from the west with a strength that varied between 35 and 40 knots.
According to John et al, fatigue is not an infrequent phenomenon among the personnel employed in marine navigation, and this is especially the case for bridge team members, due to the peculiarities of the maritime [...]
The Everest case study illustrates some key problems that need to be addressed to avert the recurrence of errors or omissions that may have occasioned the deaths of the climbers.
Fire codes promoted the maintenance and inspection of different fire safety devices to facilitate effective measures. Fire codes provided effective measures that encouraged residents to minimize the chances of causing fire incidences.
Fire codes aimed to maintain and inspect the use of different fire protection items to sustain active fire safety measures. Fire codes provided effective measures that encouraged residents to minimize the chances of causing fire [...]
The construction of the United States high-speed rail promoted the popularity of rail transport in the country, especially in the major cities where a traffic jam is becoming common during rush hours.
Auditory, when on phone, drivers shift their focus to the sound of the phone instead of listening to the adjoining atmosphere on the road.
For all the visitors getting into the park, there will be a guide that will be used to guide them when they are staying at the resort.
Still, the issue became critical only with time, as the filling of the tank continued, which resulted in the overflow that happened on the morning of the next day.
When dealing with an emergency, the head of crisis communication has to carefully follow a crisis communication plan. He or she will compile a list of key publics that have to be notified of the [...]
The data were grouped into two categories according to the weather conditions relevant for the study: the traffic during the dry weather and the wet weather.
The mission of Challenger was to revive the interest of the press and public in the NASA space program. The principal cause of the disaster was the leakage of gas through the connection elements of [...]
As the notorious example shows, the stage involving detailed and scrupulous tests of the project design, as well as the assessments of any possible flaws with their further elimination from the product, are to be [...]
Scanlan, who was the district inspector at the time, identified the hazards surrounding the coal mines and reported his findings about a possible explosion to other relevant professionals. Scanlan should not have taken heed to [...]
In establishing and maintaining safety in work place, a business should identify the major cause of the accidents in its systems of operations.
While the NFPA 15 and NFPA 68 codes appear to offer appropriate devices for the control of explosive hazards, NFPA 69 offers the best standards and guidelines on the explosive prevention devices.
The Dangerous Intersection gives a report of the accidents caused by intersections and makes an effort to prevent further loss through improvement of safety intersection in the United States. Gross misconduct of the driver and [...]
This paper is a critical analysis of the crisis communication surrounding the marooning of the Carnival Triumph Cruise ship. The contribution of the Carnival's PR in addressing the Triumph crisis is subject to analysis to [...]
The process of ensuring airport security is made possible by the determination of the items accepted during the journey and the items prohibited during the journey.
One of the major causes of motor vehicle accidents is the prevalent habit of texting while driving. A zero-tolerance policy to distracted driving helps to keep the attention of the drivers on the road.
To understand the difference and worth of direct and indirect costs, it is possible to imagine the iceberg because of which the Titanic sank.
The company's concerns over the potential damage or loss of the three vessels and the cargo they carried at the time are thus valid, which forms the basis for the analysis of the company's current [...]
One of the most important aspects that need to be noted is that the crew that the issue that it was an uncontained failure of the engine at first, but smoke was noticed.
According to the writer, the major opportunities, which are provided by the modern technology tool, include the use of worldwide telecommunications, as well as the partnership with global computing organizations, compactness, and accessibility.
The members of the team use the above competencies to support different students whenever there is an attack. An agreement is also "established in order to outline the commitment and participation of different response organizations".
How do Gas Companies ensure that their employees and the public in general are protected from the stated hazards from the time the discovery of the gas is made, to transportation through pipelines and finally [...]
The safety regulations which prohibit any employee from walking under the moving crane were not handed to the employee despite having been in the company for more than two months.
The first direct cause of the accident was the inexperience of the crane operator and the injured worker. The second direct cause of the accident was irresponsibility by the employees involved in the accident.
In May 2013, the investigators announced that they were unable to "determine exactly what started the fire that was responsible for the explosion of ammonium nitrate at the store".
The company discusses the opportunity to trade some of the vessels with the help of the NSR. The NSR is discussed as an attractive option to decrease the time spent in the voyage while comparing [...]
As an employee of the company, I have a duty to contribute to the profitability of the enterprise I am working for, prevent possible problems related to improper functioning of reactors it produces, and follow [...]
Through the standard, they are able to investigate the chronology of events before the occurrence of an accident. Nonetheless, a number of aviators fail to keep an eye on their appliances when flying in the [...]
The severity of the disaster was primarily attributed to the captain, who ordered the crew to close hatches in order to preserve the ammonium nitrate.
To protect the transport system from terrorist attack such as that of 2001, the government has invested in the security of carriage.
Safety management is the process that helps to define the principles of work and measure the processes to prevent different types of accidents and injuries that can lead to the negative outcomes for an organisation [...]
Governments and passengers are required to comply with international aviation standards and legal requirements that have further strengthened the need for more stringent rules to profile customers, leading to the accusations that profiling is intrusive, [...]
The cause of the accident was attributed to the failure of the flight crew to monitor airspeed according to the rising position of the low-speed cue, the flight crew's failure to stick to the cockpit [...]
It was a legal and ethical obligation of this firm to pay the penalties as a consequence to its act of negligence.
A quick look at the introduction of the article gives one the impression of what the author intends to put across all through the article.
The subjects to the controversy are the causes of the accident and whether it was at all preventable, the investigatory details and comments, the role of culture barrier, and the lessons learned.
According to the results of the investigation carried out after the crash, the causes of the accident were the crew's "failure to monitor airspeed", "failure to adhere to sterile cockpit procedures", "the captain's failure to [...]
Because of the thunderstorm and heavy rain on the way, the pilot did not manage to land the plane safely, and it crashed after the overrunning the end of the runway.
Carrying out audits and detecting the issues that require urgent maintenance, as well as conducting the above-mentioned maintenance procedures, is essential for not only the efficacy of the services provided by an airline company but [...]
Among the variety of accidents that take human lives in the sphere of aviation, the cases of Challenger and Columbia remain to be one of the most significant and influential.
The failure in the joint of the elements of the rocket motor caused the Challenger catastrophe. The analysis of the accidents led to the development of a number of recommendations.
Therefore, the cause, in this case, was the crew's failure to make the appropriate decision to avoid landing under bad weather.
The main points identified by the article are that older drivers make more mistakes as they age, as they cannot maintain the same reflexes they had in their youth.
The FAA's plan of actions is a unique combination of thoughts and activities that have to be done in the nearest future to achieve the desirable improvements and diminish the number of challenges inherent to [...]
In particular, they did not adequately respond to the activation of the stick shaker. At the time, when the crew managed to pull the plane out of the dive, the collision was already unavoidable.
A twofold test will be applied to either validate the use of the cameras or to search for other options in security management; specifically, the analysis of the properties of the cameras must be conducted.
The acceptance test should involve confirming the operation of the device and activating the alarm and the manual and automatic release.
This paper has established that the duty to reduce injuries and increase safety in housekeeping is a shared responsibility between individual housekeepers and their employers.
To the nuclear industry, I have a duty to serve the interest of the public in order to improve the image of the industry.
The stakeholders include me, the plant's employees, the plant's management, the company, members of the public living within the plant's vicinity, the environment, colleagues in other power plants, and the nuclear industry.
Within the FAA, the Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention is involved in accident investigation. During an investigation, the FAA reviews the recommendations and analyses of the NTBS in relation to aviation guidelines and policies.
The process of splitting the atoms is referred to as fission and uranium is the material that is used in the process.
In the case of the State of Idaho and the town of Rexburg, engineering innovation was needed to deal with the growing needs of an expanding township. The purpose of the dam was for the [...]
Taking into consideration the layout, construction, design of the buildings, materials and work processes in the pole treatment plant and the procedural fire preventative and protective measures identified, it is the opinion of the inspector [...]
In this case, such a board would have ensured that the sonar was working, and the ship was well equipped and structured to carry the stipulated volume of crude oil.
One of the recommendations that are common in most of the sources analyzed in this research is that anyone working in an environment where there is a risk of chromium and nickel fumes should make [...]
The Incident Commander must also communicate precise description of the type, extent, danger, and management of the hazard. Some of the team members must also be involved in the active cleaning and elimination of all [...]
The hoarding is highly attributed to the parachuting effect of the wind and hence the collapse of the wall and fatalities.
The study seeks to: Examine the prevailing status of construction safety and accidents among male workers in the Latino community, especially in the construction industry. The purpose of this study is to examine the issue [...]
Automatic fire alarm systems have either smoke or heat detectors that sense the presence of the smoke and heat respectively and sound the alarm to alert occupants to evacuate.
Generally, the construction industry in the United States is among the largest industries, the largest employer, and the most hazardous industries, which contribute to approximately 20% of the annual occupational fatalities reported across the United [...]
In response to the disaster that occurred, the framework involved executing the activities that fell under the responsibilities of the incident commander, one of them being to establish the incident response program.
The study seeks to: Examine the prevailing status of construction safety and accidents among male workers in the Latino community, especially in the construction industry.
In most cases, width of the road is similar to the length of the bump that leads to entire road coverage.
However, ISO 14001 is biased towards the protection of the environment and while there are many constraints as a result of the merger of these two systems, the addition of ISO 9001 further complicates the [...]
To make an in-depth study of the emergency preparedness plans in the UK and USA including the recommendations of IAEA To compare the emergency preparedness procedures and methods of the UK, the USA and the [...]
The formula for calculating the need fire flow is: The need fire flow for 25% involvement will be 1333. The water aids the fire departments when the building is on fire.
The crew around the back side of the building noticed that the fire was in the loading dock area and was threatening the showroom".
This paper will discuss the impact of this event on the code of the National Fire Protection Association. The Southwest Boulevard Fire showed that the storage of inflammable liquids posed a significant threat to the [...]
Prior the construction of the bridge, the only way to cross the river was by the use of a ferry. While there were no major flaws in the initial design of the bridge, changes to [...]
This report will inquire the engineering aspects of manmade disasters and oil spills with special focus on oil rigs, causes of oil disasters, engineering response to oil disasters and prevention.
With regards to the findings in this research paper, the following hypothesis seems relevant: despite the gradual improvements made to fire protection codes, noncompliance and the challenge of dynamic nature of fire disasters continue to [...]
This method considers "the volume of the tank and height of the dike" in order to determine the capacity of the dike.
In the business world, the creation involves the definition of new products and services availed in the market. The engineer should ensure that the components chosen for the various processes in the plant are able [...]
It should be noted that a piece of pipe fell from the ceiling and it jerked the lift; as a result, the worker collapsed on the pavement and the injuries that he sustained proved to [...]
The recommendations offered for La_Camera include the use of more positive methods of enforcing occupational health policies, reduction in the use of the punitive measures, and the implementation of the measures to mitigate not just [...]
For a tank to store a certain flammable liquid safely, the liquid is pressurized to the rating of the tank and as per the nature of the fluid.
The dangers and risks involved in handling flammable and combustible liquids and gases call for extra vigilance in the processes of packaging and transporting these liquids and gases.
In fact, given the intensity of the experienced losses, fire safety industrial units have considerably enhanced the techniques used to successfully extinguish and control fires faced in the outsized inflammable storage tanks. The factors include [...]
Objective- The objective of this study is to evaluate possible improvements to be used in high-rise buildings through an investigation of occupant relocation and strategies for evacuation that involve the use of modern technology.
The aim of this article is to give an implementation plan for ARC Flash Management and a statement of legal aspect of Occupational Safety and Health topic.
Their roof is made to float on the liquid in the tank and the roof can rise or fall according to the level of the flammable liquid in the storage tank."The tanks are fitted with [...]
This paper will look at the SHUTTLE 51-L MISSION, the organization that was involved in the Challenger project, the mechanical failure of the Space Shuttle Challenger, the organizational behavior and management shortcomings that contributed to [...]
In response to the case of New Orleans Hospital which has been affected by the Katrina disaster, the concept of industrial hygiene should be adopted in the recovery process. In execution of the rescue process, [...]
The university has a comprehensive and formalized occupational health and safety policy and procedures to ensure the safety of the employees and students.
Smart Smoke detectors will allow customers to evade the smoke detector and to reduce the annoyance of the alarm. This report examines extensively and pinpoints the expected process that Global Engineering will follow to achieve [...]
The employees should also be informed of the risks that are associated with a given operation in the organization to take the appropriate cautious measures. In such instances, the employees are required to get into [...]
For example in the transportation industries, about 70% of the accidents are caused by negligence of the drivers. Most of the accidents are caused by the poor conditions of the working environment and to minimize [...]
This paper seeks to discuss occurrence of accidents in the construction industry in the UK with respect to the causes of the accidents, and possible solution to reducing the number of accidents registered in the [...]
These factors are observed from several perspective of maritime work: the factor of fatigue among bridge team members that is based on human health conditions and working abilities; the factor of marine environment and human [...]
It is also clear that the radar squad did not continuously observe the position of the plane; furthermore, it was fathomed minutes later that the plane was absent Systems and Methods The cause of the [...]
The essay reviewed the chain of events that led to the mishap and measures that the pilot could have taken to prevent it.