Title Case Study: Bhopal Plant Disaster

TitleTitle Case Study: Bhopal Plant Disaster
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsPeterson, MJ
PublisherUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
AbstractThe Bhopal case is an in-depth study of the industrial accident at the Union Carbide factory in India that immediately killed 2,000 people, injured another 200,000 to 300,000 more, and immediately raised questions about plant safety and corporate responsibility around the world. Includes seven detailed appendices: A.) Chronology, B.) Stakeholders and Level of Responsibility, C.) Economic/industrial climate of India, D.) Union Carbide Corporation, E.) Issues in Chemical Processing, F.) Assessing Responsibility: The Legal/Regulatory System, G.) Assessing Responsibility: The Engineers and Scientists, and H.) Technical Expertise and Managerial Responsibility.
OEC Unique IdentifierEthics in Science and Engineering National Clearinghouse
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