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The Bhopal Disaster and Its Aftermath: A Review
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written by Edward Broughton, BioMed Central (BioMed Central, 2005, originally published 2005), 6 page(s)
This article addresses the fallout from the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster, as well as the consequences of India's rapid industrialization.
written by Edward Broughton, BioMed Central (BioMed Central, 2005, originally published 2005), 6 page(s)
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CSB No. 2005-04-B | October 12, 2006
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written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2006) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2006, originally published 2006), 8 page(s)
On July 28, 2005, 4 months after a devastating incident in the Isomerization (Isom) Unit that killed 15 workers and injured 180, the BP Texas City refinery experienced a major fire in the Resid Hydrotreater Unit (RHU) that caused a reported $30 million in property damage. One employee sustained a minor injury duri...
written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2006) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2006, originally published 2006), 8 page(s)
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The Esso Longford Gas Plant Accident: Report of the Longford Royal Commission
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written by Longford Royal Commission (Melbourne, Victoria: Australia. Victorian Government Printer, 1999, originally published 1999), 295 page(s)
This report from the Longford Royal Commission summarizes the findings of the investigation into the Esso Longford gas explosion.
written by Longford Royal Commission (Melbourne, Victoria: Australia. Victorian Government Printer, 1999, originally published 1999), 295 page(s)
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Final Report on the Investigation of the Macondo Well Blowout
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written by Deepwater Horizon Study Group (Deepwater Horizon Study Group, 2011, originally published 2011), 126 page(s)
This report from the Deepwater Horizon Study Group details the causes of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
written by Deepwater Horizon Study Group (Deepwater Horizon Study Group, 2011, originally published 2011), 126 page(s)
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Invention By Design: How Engineers Get From Thought to Thing
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written by Henry Petroski, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 242 page(s)
From the invention of the paper clip to the aluminum soda can, Henry Petroski's book takes a look into the process by which engineering ideas become useful products.
written by Henry Petroski, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996, originally published 1996), 242 page(s)
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Piper Alpha: Lessons Learnt, 2008
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written by Oil & Gas UK (London, England: Oil & Gas UK, 2008, originally published 2008), 5 page(s)
Released by Oil & Gas UK, this document highlights some of the important lessons from the Piper Alpha explosion on July 6, 1988.
written by Oil & Gas UK (London, England: Oil & Gas UK, 2008, originally published 2008), 5 page(s)
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To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
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written by Henry Petroski (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 410 page(s)
In this book, Henry Petroski explores some notable engineering disasters (such as the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Big Dig ceiling collapse) in an effort to justify that failures are inevitable with any technological development.
written by Henry Petroski (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 410 page(s)
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Unnatural Disasters: Case Studies of Human-Induced Environmental Catastrophes
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written by Angus M. Gunn, 1920-2014 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 143 page(s)
This book provides an overview of environmental disasters that have been caused primarily by human error.
written by Angus M. Gunn, 1920-2014 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 143 page(s)
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Acting on Warning Signs
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written by Futuremedia (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 20 mins
Professor Andrew Hopkins, a world-renowned expert in industrial accident analysis, outlines the characteristics of high-reliability organizations and why the 'culture of denial' prevents many organizations from acting on warning signs.
written by Futuremedia (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 20 mins
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Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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