`Bhopal India` short responses
a . The report by Arthur D . Little that stated that the gas leak was caused by deliberate sabotage is not correct . This is because the entry of water into the MIC tanks was accidental and was caused because of the negligence of workers as well as supervisors and lack of a proper security system . The refrigeration system was not working for many days before the incident and all the efforts by the workers to save the plant became futile because of the broken equipments . The lack of proper maintenance of tanks , pipes and
all associated equipments at proper time resulted in the tragedy
b . It was not an independent investigation . It was an attempt to save the company 's reputation and to put the blame on a deliberate sabotage
Union Carbide was not fast enough to respond to the incident . They accepted that such a thing happened only one day after the incident and in that meeting the CEO of the company did not take part . They were not ready to accept that it is because of the lack of security measures that such a thing happened and were not ready to give compensation . Instead they offered help to Indian Government , which the Government rejected They wanted to put the blame of political situation in India
The fact that they stopped production in MIC plant in Virginia indicated that they were afraid of company 's image in United States and were less concerned about the thousand of victims of the...