Occupational health & safety essay and journals

Category: Applied Sciences


1. Throughout history, there have been several workplace tragedies that helped to shape the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) as we know it today. For this assignment, you will choose one significant workplace tragedy.

To complete the assignment, you will need to address the following items:

  • Summarize the tragedy selected and      how this event helped to improve workplace safety and health today.
  • Compare and contrast the safety and      health regulatory environment existing at the time of the tragedy with      that of the current day.
  • Identify existing OSH regulatory      and/or consensus standards that have likely helped to prevent a recurrence      of the tragic event.

Your paper should be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. A minimum of two sources must be used, one which may include the textbook. Your paper must be in APA style format.

2. Consider the seven competencies by the ASSP and eight elements of the TSM. Recall an experience that led to an incident when one of these were not followed. Did you agree with the competency not being followed? Why, or why not?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary

3. Reflect on your current work environment. Discuss a work-related accident that occurred and your thoughts on whether or not the accident was preventable.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

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