Identify a chemical that exhibits at least three of the health hazards discussed in the course textbook. Explain how you made the determination.

Unit III Case Study Read the Chemical Safety Board’s case study, The Explosion at Concept Sciences: Hazards of Hydroxylamine, regarding the February, 1999 hydroxylamine explosion at the Concept Sciences facility in Pennsylvania. Click here to access that case study. Then write a report that includes the following: · summary of the incident, · discussion of causal factors, · discussion of how inadequate process safety information contributed to the incident, and · recommendations for improvements to the process safety management program at the facility. Your response should be a minimum of two pages in length, double-spaced. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations, and cited per APA guidelines. Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.

QUESTION 1

  1. Identify      a chemical that exhibits at least three of the health hazards discussed in      the course textbook. Explain how you made the determination.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 75 words in length.

QUESTION 2

  1. Identify      a chemical that exhibits at least three of the physical hazards discussed      in the course textbook. Explain how you made the determination.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 75 words in length.

QUESTION 3

  1. Explain      the concept of Time-Weighted Average (TWA) and how it is used to control      workplace exposures to toxic chemicals.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 75 words in length.

QUESTION 4

  1. In      petrochemical processing plants, what would be the most effective method      of reducing fire hazards? Support your discussion with examples.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 75 words in length.

QUESTION 5

  1. The      textbook lists six conditions on page 57 that can affect the severity of      the injury caused by a toxin. Discuss which of these conditions you feel      is the most significant. Explain your choice.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 200 words in length.

QUESTION 6

  1. Provide      an example of a chemical that can enter the body through all four routes      of exposure. Describe one or more workplace scenarios that demonstrate how      each of the exposures could happen.

    Your essay response must be a minimum of 200 words in length.

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