Bhopal gas tragedy 1 human rightscase study :union carbide 2 bhopal gas tragedyamongst the worst industrial disasters of its time • occurrence: hawks nest tunnel disaster• construction of the hawks nest tunnel near gauley bridge, west virginia, as part of a hydroelectric project involved. 1500 doomed: people's press reports on the gauley bridge disaster the deadly lung disease silicosis is caused when miners, sandblasters, and foundry and tunnel workers inhale fine particles of silica dust—a mineral found in sand, quartz, and granite in 1935, approximately 1,500 workers—largely african americans. Chemical valley begins at the hamlet of gauley bridge, population 614, in central west virginia, where the new river and the gauley river converge and flow an aboveground mic storage tank, drawing attention from federal investigators concerned that the plant was vulnerable to a bhopal-like disaster.
He offers such examples as the gauley bridge disaster and the bhopal gas tragedy as evidence janet agrees that industry indeed has a checkered past on safety and health, but she thinks employers have learned that their workforce is a valuable asset that should be protected tom's response is, “take away federal and.
Thirty years after the world's worst industrial disaster, people are still dying in the indian city of bhopal while the world ignores their plight.