The Disaster at Bhopal

The Disaster at Bhopal - The Disaster at Bhopal There are...

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Unformatted text preview: The Disaster at Bhopal There are many factors that contributed to the disaster in Bhopal. The first I will mention is the fact that all of the safety systems that were installed to prevent a disaster of this sort were all off line for some sort of maintenance. The plant could have implemented some sort of schedule to keep on one or two of these systems off-line at one given point to facilitate maintenance. There is no reason for them to all be off at one time. A better training plan could have been implemented to the employees of the plant so that if this type of reaction were to occur something could have been done faster. Routine inspections and operational checks of the safety systems should be done on a regular basis so that if one malfunctions the plant would know ahead of time and repair it. There should be some type of regulation on where people are allowed to live around plants that produce hazardous chemicals. Quality Assurance should be performed on all major repairs on things like pipes that lead to the storage tanks that could potentially cause...
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The Disaster at Bhopal - The Disaster at Bhopal There are...

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