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7) Bhopal Gas tragedy which still rocks the conscience of the nation was an industrial disaster. Explain what are industrial disasters and discuss ways through which they can be prevented. (250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Disaster and Disaster management”.

7) Bhopal Gas tragedy which still rocks the conscience of the nation was an industrial disaster. Explain what are industrial disasters and discuss ways through which they can be prevented. (250 words)

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to list out and explain the various kinds of industrial disasters along with ways through which we can address them.

Directive word

Discuss – Your discussion should revolve around explanation of various kinds of industrial disasters and how to prevent them.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Explain what industrial disasters are and mention what kind of disaster Bhopal Gas tragedy is.

Body

  • Discuss and explain the various kinds of industrial disasters such as chemical disasters, nuclear disasters, biological disasters, fire related disasters etc. Give examples for them as well
  • Explain the impact of such disasters such as loss of lives, property, harm to surrounding environment etc
  • Discuss ways through which they can be prevented – quality control standards, Inspection and maintenance etc

Conclusion – highlight that of precautions are taken, such disasters can be avoided.