UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI
SAFE 2010 SAFETY: PERSONAL AND SOCIETAL FOCUS
SPRING 2014 MWF 10:00 – 10:50 AM COURSE
JAMES S. LAUMOLI
SAFETY LEGISLATION ACTS ASSIGMENT
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): passed by Congress in 1974 was sanctioned to protect the public’s health by regulating the public drinking water supply. In 1986 through 1996 many of these regulations were properly placed and enforced in order to protect all drinking water resources. This includes rivers, lakes, ground wells, and water reservoirs. It was constructed exclusively on how the Public Water System works, this act was therefore established not only to meet Federal Standard Regulations and Laws, but most importantly it was configured and designed through years of research and data to measure safe and unsafe factors that may occur within our Public Water System. These factors play important roles of how water is delivered through the system. It’s mainly because we also are responsible in building and design ways to deliver water. And we are also responsible of putting ourselves at risk of either safe or unsafe condition when operating our water system. Unsafe factors such as; chemical spills not properly clean and disposed of, improper recycling of hazardous materials, improper protocols of excavating/trenching around water reservoirs, improper dispose of garbage and waste, even to the waste of water. The importance and protection of human consumption all the way to the residential use of water is what the SDWA plays as a vital role. So, I believe without findings throughout years and the government Officials who worked hard for the establishment of this particular Act. Can you imagine a world with contaminated water?
The Highway safety Act of 1966: was passed by the House of Representatives due to a tremendous number of accidents in 1965. Over 49,000 plus American drivers operating motor vehicle were perished in vehicle accidents alone and it was constantly increasing by the...