Throughout history, there have been 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 you 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 today.
· Identify existing OSH regulatory and/or consensus standards that have likely helped to prevent a similar tragic event.
Your paper should be at least one page in length, not including 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.
There have been workplace catastrophes throughout history that have influenced the discipline of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) as we know it today. You will select one significant workplace disaster for this task. You must address the following items in order to complete the assignment:
Summarize the catastrophe you chose and how it contributed to today’s workplace safety and health.
Compare and contrast the safety and health regulatory environment at the time of the tragedy with the current regulatory environment.
Determine whether there are any existing OSH regulation and/or consensus standards that could have prevented a similar sad tragedy.
Your paper should be at least one page in length, not including title and reference pages. At least two sources must be used.