Bhopal, India – Case Study
The incident investigation should deal with the chemical accident presented below. The case study should include the following components:
- A brief introduction of the scene and the accident
- Safety and health impacts of the accident
- A statement on the legal aspects of the incident
- Analysis of the key points from a project management perspective about the incident and accident
- Summary of the article’s conclusions and your own opinions
The Ebsco Database (Business Source Complete) is the best source of journals for safety related articles. Students can access the CSU Online Library resources at the following link: https://mycsu.columbiasouthern.edu/dept/library/ContentDetail.aspx?id=b41c9b88-48a2-4f26-8d9b-decff5a7f387&b=0
The Bhopal Incident:
On 2 December1984, a pesticide factory owned by an American multinational – the Union Carbide Corporation leaked a large amount of poisonous gas into the air surrounding a small and impoverished town called Bhopal, India. The immediate death toll has been estimated to be around 7,000 people, and the death toll from long-term health problems now stands at 25,000 – and a further 25,000 people in the slums around the factory continue to be poisoned by the chemicals that have been left behind.
Conduct a Case Study on this disaster identifying safety management, safety audits, accident investigation, and industrial hygiene issues. Your Case Study should be a minimum of 500 – 600 words and contain the components listed above.
The project is required to be a minimum of 500-600 words (or a minimum of 2 pages and a maximum of 4 pages) double-spaced. You should follow APA style and referencing guidelines and choose articles from journals available on the CSU Online Library database. You may also use any website as a resource.
This project will be graded based on the CSU Grading Rubric for all types of papers. To view the rubric, click here.
CSU requires that students use the APA format in writing course papers. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed. A document titled “CSU APA Guidelines Summary” is available for you to download from theWriting Resources Link, found in the Student Resources area of the MyCSU Student Portal. This document provides links to several internet sites that provide comprehensive information on APA formatting, including examples and sample papers.