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AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion
Location: New Cumberland, WV
Accident Occurred On: 12/09/2010
Accident Type: Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire
Company Name: AL Solutions

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Accident Description
An explosion ripped through the New Cumberland A.L. Solutions titanium plant in West Virginia on December 9, 2010, fatally injuring three workers. The workers were processing titanium powder, which is highly flammable, at the time of the explosion.
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.



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