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Clothing brands face tough call on Bangladesh

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=5&urn=urn:bigchalk:US;BCLib;document;215891378&style=printable&edition=&start=1&language=

 

C- safety codes are not enforced 

 

R- auditors can monitor factories, but they are not engineers that can tell if something is wrong structurally with the building 

 

R- US companies are making clothes there because it has some of the lowest labor costs 

 

S- US needs to send people over to check on subcontractors  

 

S- US needs to take ownership of supply chains 

 

S- trying to update factories 

 

C- low wages 

 

S- companies should join a compliance program 

 

S- do not buy goods from Bangladesh   

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School-Tawnie Butkowski | Scoop.it
High school athletes are more at risk of concussions than their collegiate counterparts, a study finds.
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D- after getting one concussion it is more likely for that person to get another


D-  can be long-term effects


D- not all equipment can protect a person from a concussion 


S- changing rules of rough sports so injury is less likely 


S- find a way to encourge people to report symptoms and concussions


 S- have more research, data collection, and studies to get a better understanding of the effects of concussions

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A Tale of Two Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach Bangladesh | TIME.com

A Tale of Two Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach Bangladesh | TIME.com | School-Tawnie Butkowski | Scoop.it
As the final death toll of the Bangladesh factory collapse reached 1,126 last week, a small section of the second floor of a shoe factory in Cambodia gave way.
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C- Fires are common 

 

C- workers anemic due to malnurishment 

 

C- some do not have safe drinking water 

 

C- some are violating overtime 

 

R- working conditions not a priority 

 

R- consumers want the cheaper product 

 

R- weak local governing  

 

S- compliance violators should be called out    

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Concussions: What you should know

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G- return to physical activity should be slow and gradual

G- test taken to see what a students normal mental preformance is. If a student gets an injury they must take the test and get compared results.

 

D- more dangerous to children because their brains are still developing and necks not very strong

 

D- can cause mental/emotional problems (ex. depression, anxiety)

 

D- learning, memory, focusing problems

 

D- sensitivity problems and migranes

 

D- sleep problems

 

 

 

 

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