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Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire
Location: Monaca, PA
Accident Occurred On: 07/22/2010
Accident Type: Chemical Manufacturing - Fire and Explosion
Company Name: Horsehead Holding Company

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Accident Description
On July 22, 2010, an explosion and fire killed two workers at the Horsehead Holding Company zinc recycling facility located in Monaca, PA. The facility recycles and purifies zinc through a high temperature distillation process and is located approximately 35 miles north of Pittsburgh.
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing


 

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