In this particular case, 111 innocent people lost their lives in 1947 because public officials in public administration did not regard the public safety of those people who depended upon them to enforce regulations set in place to protect them. The lives of many families were changed forever. John Bartlow Martin, in his writings about the incident, called “The Blast in Centralia No. 5: A Mine Disaster No One Stopped” recounts the catastrophe and tries to bring some understanding as to why the disaster occurred. LOGISTICAL ALTERNATIVES Driscoll O. Scanlan was the mine inspector at the mine when this disaster occurred.
They specialized in making shirtwaists, the very popular women's blouse that had a tight waist and puffy sleeves. Approximately 500 people, mostly immigrant women, worked at the Triangle Waist Company's factory in the Asch Building. They worked long hours, six days a week, in cramped quarters and were paid low wages. Many of the workers were young, some only age 13 or 14. On Saturday, March 25, 1911, a fire started on the eighth floor.
The threat of terrorist attacks changed American culture immensely; the devastation wakened the need for protection and a sense of security. Dramatic measures were taken in order to protect this country, so foreign relations were severely affected. Post 9/11 government saw the “link between immigration and security”, and that by changing foreign policy it would “reduce the likelihood of future attacks” (Krikorian 567).The safety measure in airports were countless from metal detectors to full body scans. “The immigration system has being penetrated by the enemy”, the officials realized which led to unfair accusation of innocents (Krikorian 568). “Overzealous officials” grill suspicious foreigners “to the point of near panic” (Khan 559).
Joseph Walker 2/10/12 Intro to Security The Station Nightclub Fire There were many issues regarding this nightclub that caused this horrible fire that claimed the lives of 100 people. There were a couple threats involved that made this fire so bad. The main threat that happened was the pyrotechnics failed and ignited a flame on the stage. One of the bad design flaws of this building was that they used a highly flammable insulation. This insulation is known as polyurethane foam insulation.
Fazeel Sarmad 12/18/11 AP World DBQ Nineteenth century Europe was a time of dramatic change that was named the Industrial Revolution. The impact of the Industrial Revolution was positive for some and for many others it was a time of great difficulty because of the side effects that come with any great and change. To combat those negative effects demands for reforms and protection of workers arose. Governments and unions began to pressure factories to take action that would give certain rights to the people. Other individuals advocated that the government overthrow the current capitalist system because of its inherit evils.
Legal Aspects of Emergency Services Legal Aspects of Emergency Services Jamie Sisson Kaplan University FS208 Prof: Thomas Downey 3/28/2011 Sexual Harassment In Tennessee, the courts also describe sexual harassment as "any unequal treatment of an employee that would not occur but for the employee's gender." The conduct does not have to be "sexual" in nature but must still be unwelcome and severe enough to make a reasonable person uncomfortable. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. It is illegal, it can devastate those who experience it, and it often destroys the morale and productivity of the work environment. It is widespread in the fire service, and the numbers are not getting better.
Society already doesn’t favor Black men so the fact that he had taken the life of a white woman put even more fear into him than any other murder he could have committed. Had Mrs. Dalton been able to see and caught Bigger in Mary’s room Mary couldve been saved. When a group of people are oppressed ne of the effects is that they become afraid of the oppressor and Bigger’s fear ultimately lead to Mary’s death. The rat that is was in the Thomas family’s apartment in
According to the fire marshal, this mess caused the fire to grow very quickly that they some workers had no time to escape. Also, the doors were locked to prevent the workers from stealing and leaving early. In my opinion, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory lacked of safety and cleaning environment. This was hundreds years ago, that's why it lacked of firefighting equipment because back in the day, things were different. Thus, all factories lacked of safety conditions.
Sally Blandenburg Professor Primuth U.S. History 2112 Mon/Wed 2-3:20 November 15, 2012 The Triangle factory fire was a major disaster in 1911 in New York, falling behind the General Slocum fire in 1904, and the World Trade Center in 2001, which sparked legislation to enforce improved safety standards and better working conditions for factories and sweatshops. The factory fire brought up attention that work places should have fire-preventative equipment that the employees could access, such as fire extinguishers, along with more accessible routes for the firemen to access locations where employees might be stuck at if a fire occurred and for the employees who can reach it escape the burning building. The fire also encouraged factories to
They wanted the glass ceiling destroyed. They wanted to be recognized as equal to their male counterparts. And for the most part, their protesting was legal and lacked a criminal element. Some women did get in trouble for setting fires in public places when they chose to burn their bras. But overwhelmingly, the crimes were petty and many believed police officers only arrested them to give the local news media a show.