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    Suppose your computer system was ruined or damaged by a simple power surge. Imagine your business needed to be shut down temporarily because an electrical surge damaged all your equipment. What could happen to your business if an employee error damaged your only production machine? Even broken water pipes can cause a lot of damage. You may not expect them, but any of these things could happen. It's easy to see why insuring your business's equipment is a smart move. If your business equipment…

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    “Fukushima radiation nears California coast, judged harmless. The article was published on November 11 2014. In this article, they talked about a couple of different things. One of the topics they talked about was the Fukushima nuclear disaster that occurred in 2011, and how the radioactive contamination has slowly started to approach the coast of California. The radiation levels were looked over by researches and found out that the radiation does not pose a risk to the people…

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    Neutrinos are one of the most abundant particles in the universe second only to photons, yet they are one of the most elusive particles known to man. The neutrino is essentially a near massless subatomic particle possessing a neutral charge. Neutrinos scarcely interact with normal matter as a consequence of having a neutral charge and a mass of almost zero. There are three flavors of neutrinos: electron, tau, and muon; many neutrinos oscillate between these flavors. Neutrinos can be produced in…

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    Fukushima Nuclear Energy Power Plant Incident Jeff Schinmann Red Lodge Highschool 4/18/16 On Friday March, 11 2011 2:46 PM Japan was hit a by a huge earthquake lasting several minutes which had a magnitude of 9. The earthquake of coarse caused alot of damage but the earthquake also caused a huge tsunami which then hit Japan causing even more damage then the earthquake did. This killed thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings. The nuclear power plants…

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    26, 1986. It was at the Chernobyl (Ukraine) atomic force station in the Soviet Union. At 1:32am Lieutenant Colonel Leonid Telyatnikov got a phone call and was informed that there was a blaze at the atomic force plant. There were numerous reasons their plant had exploded backward. These reasons included human blunder and poor plant outline because of the cool war. Chernobyl was found in the previous Soviet Union in what is currently Ukraine. The range in and around Chernobyl is presently an…

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    74The most important lesson learned from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is to prepare for the worst-case scenario. The world should recognize the need to consider the maximum potential seismic events greater than the ones observed or recorded. The experience from the Fukushima incident shows how there is a need for a consistent and comprehensive plan for pre-earthquake and post-earthquake response actions. Preparing for the worst-case scenario is a necessity when dealing with high…

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    The means of protection intended to provide prevention of the progression of severe accidents and mitigation of their consequences, were not able to restore reactor cooling and to maintain integrity of the containment. Functioning of all of the disaster containment components was predicated on available electrical power, an energy source almost certain to be compromised during a flooding event. The plant was built close to sea level and protection against flooding hazards was not sufficient, as…

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    Technology is everywhere from the buzzing movie sets of Hollywood to the old winding dirt roads in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are more technological things in the world than you would think. It is in our homes, schools, and even in our cars. The average person uses technology everyday and does not even know they are using it. From the shower you took this morning in your home, to the tracking devices your local farmer uses on his cattle, it is all over. Technology is a double edged sword,…

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    One definition of a “crucible” is a container utilized to heat and melt metals at extreme temperatures. This process divides the more valuable metals from the less valuable ones. In Arthur Miller’s infamous novel, The Crucible, metals are not being tested, but people. He sets the scene in Salem, Massachusetts, an isolated and puritanical community where the citizens’ interest in other people’s actions, an opportunity for vengeance, and strict laws causes tension in society. The court officials…

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    Hazard Energy and Cintas Corporation Hudson E. Varner Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Safety 590 Dr. Dawn Martin Abstract The purpose of this paper is to address the energy control program of Cintas Corporation. The company was cited for several safety violations as well as being responsible for an accident leading to the death of an employee. Hence, I was hired as a safety consultant by Cintas Corporation to audit their energy control programs, particularly their lockout/tag out…

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