West fertilizer Company Explosion in Texas

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.

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