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  • Ballast Water Essay

    Ballast Water Self-Monitoring System A ballast water self-monitoring system combined with an already approved and tested BWTS harnesses technological advancements that allow for a wide array of analytics and the ability to monitor ballast water treatment systems globally, creating transparency between vessel owners and subscribers in real time. A self-monitoring system would have to meet requirements enacted by different organizations and would have to comply with a stricter standard if an active substance is used for monitoring purposes and although testing can be costly it would be a lot less involved because this system is not directly filtering any of the ballast water. It allows for not only the industry to capture the rapid expansion…

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  • Danger Of Signal Words

    case of accidental spillage or exposure emergency response, and first-aid); storage and finally disposal. Prevention Examples: 1. “Keep away from heat/sparks/open flame/hot surfaces, no smoking 2. Keep/store away from clothing, combustible materials 3. Keep only in original container” (OSHA, n.d., pg.3). Response Examples: 1. “IF ON SKIN (or hair): take off immediately all contaminated clothing. rinse skin with water. 2. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with…

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  • Arguments Against Human Trafficking

    The United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), and the European Council have implemented many international documents; these have established a way to incriminate human trafficking crime. (Cochintu, Stoicu, & Tutunaru, 2011). Currently, the United Nations (UN) has numerous regional programs and agencies that are working together to fight against human trafficking. Since these programs are working with the UN, they are all International Governmental Organizations. Intergovernmental…

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  • Global Policy Challenges

    truly understand that scope of the problem. Second, it is very difficult to identify human trafficking cases, especially those involving forced labor. Victims’ fear of their traffickers prevents them from speaking out against them, and victims are often times wary of trusting law enforcement officials. Third, though many treaties are ratified and bills passed creating laws to help victims, prosecute traffickers, and work to educate the public, there is not enough funding to finance these…

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  • Working Conditions During The Industrial Revolution

    antiquity. Several reports of accidents, poisonings with substances and deaths are seen from Hippocrates, who is the father of medicine, Industrial Revolution, etc. In the period of the Industrial Revolution in England, in the mid-eighteenth century, the number of accidents and injuries related to work increased due to industrialization, use of primitive machinery, workforce represented by women and children mostly high work load, lack good working conditions, etc. However, in this time the…

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  • Case Study Of L. L Bean Duck Boots

    to review the debate on sweatshops using four different texts. Next I will talk about the product of L.L. Bean Duck Boots. I will go on to explain the production method and the labor standards on the company. Finally, I will end with a conclusion. As economies have turned to globalization labor rights and standards have become an issue. (lecture) Labor standards are standards that companies have to abide by in order to ensure that workers are being treated properly and fairly. As the global…

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  • Child Labor In India Essay

    The country with most child labor going on is India. The main reason why companies will outsource their manufacturing to child labor is for budget cuts. They can make the kids work for much longer hours than normal and not have to pay them what they deserve. Over 3 million kids in India are working under this cruelty and It must be fixed. Organizations like the UN or the ILO are great examples of people donating time and money to help rescue these kids from their conditions. The min issue why…

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  • Goldcorp Case Study

    Individual Strategic Implementation Assignment # 2: Goldcorp Organizational Description Goldcorp’s Ethical and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies Goldcorp’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy states that in order for GoldCorp to sustain the generation of value through its business, the corporation must: 1. Respect the safety and health of its employees, 2. Protect the environment, 3. Respect the human rights of its employees and residents of the communities in which it…

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  • Comparison Social Work

    A Comparison of Social Work Practices in ISFW and Samaritan’s Purse Social work is always needed around the world. Some may ask what is social work or what does social work really focus on. Social Work is a professional discpline that reaches out to unstable individuals, families and groups. It helps improve social change, development and makes a difference. There are Christian based non-profit organizations that are passionate and talented individuals that are helping to achieve in the United…

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  • Kellogg Case Study

    labor standards laid out by the International Labor Organisation as well as the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Ruggie Principles). Along with being a member of The United Nations Global Compact, Kellogg is a long standing member of AIM-PROGRESS. AIM-PROGRESS is “a forum of leading fast moving consumer goods manufacturers and common suppliers, assembled to enable and promote responsible sourcing practices and sustainable supply chains” (“AIM”). Kellogg’s membership with…

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