How can you reduce the effects of hazards caused by earthquakes?
Stricter building codes preventing structures from collapsing and injuring the people on/in those structures. (houses, bridges etc)
How can waste water pumped down disused tubewells can reduce the extent of destruction caused by earthquakes?
Tsunamis are caused by earthquakes or large underwater landslides. As such they can't be stopped. However their effects can be reduced by the construction of sea defenses. Coastlines in certain areas of the world are in part protected from tsunami by mangroves where the trees and shrubs act as a buffer zone between the sea and land, acting to reduce or dissipate the energy of a tsunami, reducing its potential impact.
Yes, adding gasoline without ethanol will reduce the affects of ethanol by diluting it. You do not say which effects of ethanol you wish to reduce. What follows is true but sarcastic and not actually recommended. If you add almost anything non fuel to your fuel tank such as water it will reduce the effects of ethanol. Specifically it will reduce the effect of powering your engine.
Earthquakes strike suddenly, violently and without warning. Identifying hazards ahead of time and advance planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life from an earthquake. Repairing deep plaster cracks in ceilings and foundations, anchoring overhead lighting fixtures to the ceiling, and following local seismic building standards, will help reduce the impact of earthquakes Six Ways to Plan Ahead Check for Hazards in the Home Fasten shelves securely to walls. Place large…
Pesticides are any substances that are used with the intent to prevent, destroy, or repel pests. The hazards of pesticides include the fact that they often affect other species besides the one that they were intended to repel, they can be carried by the wind and contaminate other areas, pollute water, reduce biodiversity and nitrogen fixation, and cause health effects in humans such as birth defects and possibly cancer.
Controls that are effective in mitigating workplace hazards will be different, depending on what specific hazards are present in a particular workplace. In general terms, they are things like interlocks, barriers, ventilation, shields and other processes that are designed to reduce or eliminate hazards in the workplace and are installed in such a way that they do that properly and reliably.
Analyzing the task prior to carrying it out , deciding on the possible injuries or harm that can be caused to employees and others then deciding on measures to reduce or control the harm or injuries. Also include identification of hazards at the workplace that could be a cause of injuries and accidents for the workers.
Everyone has some degree of anxiety with lifes struggles. When anxiety negatively effects your life - then you have an illness. There are medications that can reduce anxiety which would suggest that it may be caused by a chemical imbalance. There are therapies that can reduce anxiety which would suggest that the mind can both cause the problem and mitigate the problem.