Events Leading to Environmental or Occupational Health Disaster
Research on environmental/occupational health disasters. Describe the events that led to the health disaster, describe the hazard characteristics, the adverse health outcomes, and what could have been done to prevent the disaster.
The event may be in the U.S. or in another country. Please include background information on the event, when the event occurred, people/communities/companies involved, and how the disaster occurred/cause of the disaster. Describe the hazard characteristics and what toxicity information was known about this hazard. Describe in detail the adverse health outcomes evidenced in the community/population/workers following the exposure. Summarize what could have been done to prevent the disaster.