Throughout history, there have been several 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 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 the
Identify existing OSH regulatory and/or consensus standards that have likely helped to prevent a recurrence of the tragic
Your paper should be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. A minimum of two sources
must be used, one which may include the textbook. Your paper must be in APA style format.