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Accidents to learn from

29 Nov 2007 on learning

some famous accidents... from which powerful lessons were learnt and safety policies were imposed

  1. Titanic - 1911, 1500 plus cruise ship members and passengers perished
  2. Challenger Space shuttle - 28 jan 1986, 7 crew members perished
  3. Piper Alpha - 6 jul 1988, 200 on board crew members perished
  4. Gare de Lyon - 27 june, 1988, 56 train passengers perished
  5. Chernobyl reactor - 26 april 1986, 55 perished, 4000 cancer death, 6 million exposed to radiation

other sites recording such accidents... - site 1 - site 2 - searchable database