ENEV Assignment 1 - Abraham Falola 200296720 Holy Cross...

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Abraham Falola 200296720 Holy Cross College Hepatitis Outbreak Discussion Question #1 : The next time you take a drink from a drinking fountain or buy a bottle of water, what would be your expectations about the safety of the water? Who exactly would be responsible for fulfilling these expectations? (Careful with the last question. Remember that you (fortunately) live in a democracy.) ANSWER: Although my expectations about the safety of drinking from a water fountain or a bottle of water will be high, I would still be concerned about the possibility of unintended cross-connections of treated water and contaminated water during the process. I would also expect that since many people utilize drinking fountains in schools, buildings, recreation parks and outdoor leisure facilities, fountains would be maintained at high enough standards to avoid the risk of contamination/pollution. From the case study, the hepatitis virus spread to the whole team within a day, hence I would expect that the governing agency would know this and put things in place so as to prevent contamination, as the outcomes may be deadly. Finally, the federal or provincial government would be responsible for fulfilling the expectations that drinking water should be potable. Jersey City Chromium Discussion Question #1: Given what you know about chromium, what qualms might you have in taking a chrome supplement along with your vitamins? ANSWER: Since Cr (Vi) is highly toxic and could cause fatalities, I would be worried about the conditions involved in the production. I would also be concerned about how much trust can be invested in the manufacturer of the product . As a result, before taking 1
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Abraham Falola 200296720 any chrome supplements, I would have to do a gainful research about the manufacturer (reading online forums and reviews about the product would probably be helpful) . Discussion Question #2:
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ENEV Assignment 1 - Abraham Falola 200296720 Holy Cross...

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