risk communication research
Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 16, 2011 - 6:10am
Workers at Risk: Regulatory Dysfunction at OSHA by Thomas McGarity, Rena Steinzor, Sidney Shapiro, Matthew ShudtzThomas Owen McGarity
Red Teardrop, via Anota bien. My class, Rhetoric of Tragedy, is based on the idea that the events we normally label “tragic” are always points of contestation.
The reports and pictures of the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last week reminded me of reporting on the earthquake that leveled Japan's port city of Kobe in 1995.
Over the years, my wife and children have grown accustomed to seeing me drift off into the world of my own thoughts -- it might be during a car ride or listening to my daughter tell me a story, or I might even be talking myself -- when, I'm told, my face dissolves, my eyes get glassy, I'm gone, useless to them, an absent father and husband. Being a person who works with ideas and books, an academic or a writer, is a terribly selfish activity, because it's hard to turn your mind off -- you're always at work, to the suffering of your family and friends.
More Social Media Lessons from QPS in Australia: If we don’t listen, how can we hear? « idisaster 2.0Post by: Kim Stephens I have written about the Australian Queensland Police Service and their brilliant use of social media for emergency response before .
Submitted by johnm on May 3, 2009 - 2:27pm
The Bhopal Gas Tragedy: An Analysis Around 1 a.m. on Monday, the 3rd of December, 1984, in a densely populated region in the city of Bhopal, Central India, a poisonous vapor burst from the tall stacks of the Union Carbide pesticide plant. This vapor was a highly toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate.