Safety Precautions : Then and Now
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The tragedy of the Titanic is said to be the largest disaster in maritime history. In the forty years before , only four lives had been lost at sea. The tragedy of the Titanic inspired many safety changes in the maritime industry. These changes involved: flares, lifeboats, life-vests, area patrolling, radio transmissions, and improvements to ships like the Titanic. These changes have helped save many lives from the preventable dangers on maritime vessels. The safety precautions which came out of the tragedy of the Titanic are used to prevent any disaster of that magnitude from happening again.