The Causes of the Buncefield Fire Incident - Case Study Example
Kumbakonam fire accident
Officials released the names of the nine victims who were charred to death in the forest fire. At least nine trekkers were killed and six others are in critical condition as a forest fire swept through Kurangani area in Tamil Nadu's Theni district on Sunday. The names of those who have suffered minor injuries are:. Thirty-seven people consisting of 26 women, 8 men and 3 children were part of the trek, and they were coming down the slopes from Bodinayyakanur when they got trapped in the forest fire. Of the two trekkers group, one was of 13 people hailing from Tiruppur and Erode, and another group of 24 people were from Chennai. The Chennai group had started to Theni on March 9, Friday. Pallavi Baldev, District Collector Theni said, "The group reached Kollukumalai on Saturday morning, they had camped in an estate and were returning when they got caught in the forest fire.
A fatal accident caused by welding above the flammable cargo inside a cargo hold
The probe officer also said that the organisations which claim to be experts in adventure sports, trekking and camping are not monitored. According to reports in The Hindu, the probe by Atulya Misra revealed that the range and district-level officers in the TN forest department were at fault while monitoring the activities in that area and that there were loopholes in forest area surveillance. The probe officer also highlighted that there is no mechanism to monitor the organisations which claim to be experts in adventure sports, trekking and camping in the state. The report also recommended that training be provided to the forest officers in surveillance. The report also added that it was an agent and not the trekking organiser who led the groups into the forest and that the groups were ill-equipped and untrained to handle accidents.
This is a case study on an actual fire accident that happened in July , in a small office premise in Chennai. The fire occurred at about PM. The duty staff comprised only two security guards and a security supervisor.