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Health Care and Life Sciences : Safety and Health

Compare and contrast the safety and health regulatory environment existing at the time of the tragedy with that of today.

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 review the Triangle Shirtwaist  Factory Fire 1911 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.
A minimum of two reference are required in APA 7 format

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Health Care and Life Sciences : Safety and Health

Discuss the Colbert brothers’ business

This unit has presented the regulatory environment related to industrial and hazardous wastes. The required unit resources and unit lesson presented aspects of the historical and current regulatory environment, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requirements, and the impact of nonuniform international environmental laws.
For this assignment, review the case study that was in the required unit resources “Hidden Externalities: The Globalization of Hazardous Waste” concerning the Colbert brothers’ hazardous waste business.
In your case study, discuss the Colbert brothers’ business and how they were able to conduct this business operation.
In addition, address the following items:
Assess the historical and current regulatory environment on this case.
Summarize RCRA requirements regarding this hazardous waste case.
Appraise the impact of nonuniform international environmental laws concerning this case.
Assess the ethical standards for the Colbert brothers and if their punishment fit their crime.
State your opinion on how the case was handled.
You do not need to write your case study in the order of the above items. Weave the items into your paper to create a flowing, readable document with smooth transitions.
Your case study must be at least three pages in length with a title page and reference page (title and reference pages do not count toward the minimum page requirement).
Besides using the source from this article in your case study, locate an additional peer-reviewed article from the CSU Online Library that centers on RCRA requirements and the current regulatory environment regarding hazardous waste. The article must be no more than five years old. Also, it may be helpful to utilize the Environmental Protection Agency websites listed under References.
Because this assignment requires you to reference peer-reviewed articles, you may find it helpful to review the library’s tutorial on How to Find Peer-Reviewed Resources. (Transcript for How to Find Peer-Reviewed Resources video)
Adhere to APA Style guidelines when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.

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Health Care and Life Sciences : Safety and Health

Write an essay that examines the impact of industrial and hazardous waste on human populations.

This unit has presented the impact of industrial waste on human populations. It has presented an appraisal of the laws enacted to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards on human populations as well as a determination of the impact of toxic substances on human populations. The essay assignment is an opportunity for you to share how much you have learned in this unit.
For this assignment, please write an essay that examines the impact of industrial and hazardous waste on human populations. You should address the following elements:
an appraisal of a minimum of two laws that aim to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards on human populations, and
a determination of the impact of toxic substances on human populations.
In your paper, limit the number of words devoted to direct quotations of references. The vast majority of your paper should be paraphrasing of sources and inclusion of your own thoughts on the laws that you present.
Your essay must be at least three pages in length. You must include a cover page and reference page, which do not count toward the minimum page requirement. You must include an introduction to your essay.
You should utilize at least the two required unit resources (the Apollonio et al. and Bergeson articles) at a minimum. Ensure you follow APA guidelines for this assignment, and adhere to guidelines when creating citations and references since outside sources are used for this assignment.