Advance Praise


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Advance Praise
Advance PraiseMajor accidents in industries across the world during the last two or three decades have led to generation of enormous interest in Occupational Safety and Health, as well as in the environment. The Bhopal disaster of 1984 in India and the major fire in a warehouse in Basel, Switzerland, in 1986, are two extreme examples of what can happen if we do not pay proper attention to the basics of safety. The Bhopal disaster affected a whole city, killing many, and the Basel fire accident, believe it or not, had international repercussions. The fire in Basel had broken out in a warehouse storing chemicals in an upstream area of the Rhein River. The water used to fight this fire contaminated the river, which flows through many countries in Europe. The company had to pay 100 million Swiss Francs, in compensation to Germany, France, an…
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L. M. Deshmukh: Industrial Safety Management: Hazard Identification and Risk Control. Advance Praise, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export