Henry Piper

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  • Historical Aspects Of A Building

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    As we’ve discussed in the class before, the history of a building is as important as the buildings function, sometimes even more important. It is important to not forget the historical aspects of buildings like how the White House, the place where modern presidents’ still reside, was built primarily by slaves. It is important to recognize the negative and positive things about a building that tie it to our history, lest these things become headlines when people are reminded of their past. We should

  • Figurative Language Used In The Beauty Poem Analysis

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    5. There are many poetic devices and figurative language used in both poems. In the innocence poem the Nurse’s song we see a metaphor when the nurse says, “My heart is at rest within my breast”, meaning that the nurse is content and filled with peace and joy while watching the children at play. Imagery and symbolism is used in both poems with the color green which associates with growth, fertility and spring. (Represent places of play and freedom) Also, in the Innocence poem, imagery is used when

  • How Sports Can Help Bring Together Diverse Groups Of People

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    and desperation for a job I have ended up as the Piper: the red and grey sports mascot of Hamline. Through this job I have come to see how sports can help bring together diverse groups of people, and inspire the spectators to be their best selves. When I went to bed the night before my very first football game, I was nervous and excited. I was about to become a part of something which I had no knowledge of. When I originally applied to be the piper had no idea what the job would detail, I just needed

  • Five Flavors of Dumb by: Antony John

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    what she 's really made of. Despite the fact that Piper, the main protagonist, is deaf, she never gives up on what she believes in. The novel mainly focuses on the problems that a deaf Piper faces while trying to manage a rock band. Not only does the story project her problem dealing with the band, Dumb, but it also shows the challenges she has to face at home. Five Flavors of Dumb displays Piper’s struggles with her family in a great way. Piper and her baby sister, Grace, are the only ones who

  • Piper Alpha Disaster

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    Alpha Piper Disaster Introduction The accident, which occurred on board of the seaward platform Piper Alpha in July 1988, took lives of 167 people and cost billions of dollars damage of property. The Piper Alpha is placed in the North Sea, around 193 km northeast of Aberdeen. The field was discovered in January 1973 and the same year construction of platform took place. The depth of it was up to 140 m, and at the time the development and installation of the Piper Alpha platform give tongue to

  • Piper Alpha Disaster

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    Abstract Piper Alpha was operated by Occidental Petroleum. The platform began its production in 1976, first as an oil production and then later converted to oil and gas production. In the night of July 6th 1988, the platform was engulfed in a catastrophic fire, which caused the death of 167 men and cost billions of dollars in property damage. There are only 61 survivors who saved their lives by jump off the platform in to the sea. At the time of the disaster, the Piper Alpha disaster was the worst

  • Technical Issues : Construction Of The Platform

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    2002). Local social worker, Ann Bone organised for injured workers and they families support group- Piper outreach team. (Harris, 1989) Professor Alexander is now director of the Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research at Robert Gordon University. Ten years after the disaster he managed to find 46 of the survivors; they took the part in the study group on the long term psychological effect of Piper Alpha disaster and PTSD. They agreed to give interviews and completed questionnaires, the study showed

  • The Piper Alpha Disaster And The Strike Action Of Fshore Oil Workers

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    The Piper Alpha disaster led to the strike action of the offshore oil workers, they wanted better health and safety conditions in the oil industry, and in the 1989 the formation of the Offshore Industry Liaison Committee (OILC) took place. (ref3) After the public inquiry, Peter Fraser, who was the Lord Advocate at the time, decided in July 1991, that “there was insufficient evidence to convict the companies and individuals in a criminal court” (Gavin Cleland). Occidental was never prosecuted. Mr

  • Piper Alpha Case Studies

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    Abstract This research report is about the Piper Alpha Disaster that happened in 1988. Being one of the major oil production oil-rig in the UK, the accident that took place more than 20 years ago caught the attention of many, especially those in the field. The happening was largely due to the complacency of the supervisors as well as the safety measures of the management. Using the internet, academic journals and textbooks available, the research was conducted by referring to various sources of

  • Supernatural Show Research Paper

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    In the show charmed Piper one of the three sisters and her husband who is a whitelighters child Wyatt Halliwell soon develops powers out of the nowhere. What makes Wyatt's so interesting is he's a mix between a witch and a whitelighter. Another example takes place in the show