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  • Harrison Ford's Plane Collapse Analysis

    August 5, 2015. The National Transportation Safety Board found the carburetor’s main metering jet was loose. This allowed too much fuel to flow, which led to the loss of power. This vital piece is necessary for the plane to run as it mixes the proper amounts of gas and air of the engines operating speeds. They believe the part loosened over the years stemming from the time when the plane was rebuilt and restored 17 year ago. The National Transportation Safety Board believes that because there…

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  • Asiana Flight 214 Case Study

    40 passengers, 8 of the 12 flight attendants, and 1 of the 4 flight crewmembers received serious injuries. The other 248 passengers, 4 flight attendants, and 3 flight crewmembers received minor injuries or were not injured (NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD [NTSB],…

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  • Earhart Conspiracy Theory

    Secondly, another deeply credited theory is the belief that Earhart and co-pilot Noonan were ‘Nikumaroro Castaway’s.’ It is speculated both pilots touched down on a remote South Pacific Island called Nikumaroro – now commonly known as Gardner Island. The belief stands that the Electra was running low on fuel implementing fear within the pilots as they began searching for a safe destination to refuel (Howland Island.) Unintentionally, the flight path veered towards the Southwest and they landed…

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  • Finding Amelia Earhart: A Brief Summary

    Legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart most likely died on an uninhabited tropical island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, according to researchers at The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR). Tall, slender, blonde and brave, Earhart disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator. Her final resting place has long been a mystery. For years, Richard Gillespie, TIGHAR's executive…

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  • The Three Theories Of Accident Cusation And Safety Problems

    Three theories of accident causation can be used to explain possible safety problems. Human factor theory is commonly used to explain accident causal by examining chain of events that can be traced to human error. Human factor theory focusses on three areas: overload, wrong activities, and wrong response. Human factor theory thus states that human error is the ultimate cause of safety problems. First, human error can happen because of overload. Overload is the imbalance between capacity and time…

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  • Tatrak Train: A Case Study

    On May 12, 2015, an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, drawing in the media to cover the story. Media has a way with distributing bits and pieces of information to the public. When media does release information, the information is released in a way that makes viewers or readers perceive something in a particular way. When news surfaced about the derailed Amtrak train, media officials took it upon themselves to start pointing fingers as to why a crash of this magnitude happened…

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  • Home Safety Research Paper

    Lorean Jackson PAD6726 Florida International University Do following home safety standards decrease the likelihood that an elderly person will fall and reduce related psychological issues? Part 1 Literature Review Falling among elderly people is recorded to be the main cause to accidental deaths for the aged. Previous research indicates that falls amount up to 70 percent of all accidental deaths among elderly people aged 75 and above. This research indicates that…

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  • Trapshooting Interview Essay

    I interviewed head coach of the North Scott Trap Team, Dave Fredericksen. My father happens to be the head coach, however, his position in the organization is nothing more than a coincidence; I would be interviewing the coach of the team regardless of who the coach was at the time. I interviewed the coach of the trap team because it is such a different and misunderstood sport, especially in a society that questions our Second Amendment rights. I asked him questions that required him to reflect…

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  • Fireworks Safety Essay

    Fireworks- Safety and Use Many people enjoy watching fireworks. Whether it’s New Year’s or Independence Day, they are a very popular spectacle. Fireworks can be a fun, enjoyable way to experience the holidays. Fireworks are a beautiful display of chemistry, but many accidents can happen just by using them, so it is integral that one understands the importance of safety and how to practice it. In doing so, both the human and natural world will benefit. A multitude of things go into making a…

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  • Sclosser's The Most Dangerous Jobs By Eric Schlosser

    had nothing left to give; then throw him away without so much as a warning. Union’s should be mandatory in meatpacking operations because, it provides a way for the work force to stick together and not be abused by management, it provides better safety measures and procedures, and it can increase the wages and benefits the employees get. If Kenny was a part of the union he would not have gone through the…

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