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Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire
Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire

Location: Monaca, PA
Accident Occurred On: 07/22/2010
Company: Horsehead Holding Company
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 t...
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Macondo Blowout and Explosion
Macondo Blowout and Explosion

Accident Occurred On: 04/20/2010
On April 20, 2010, a sudden explosion and fire occurred on the oil rig. The accident resulted in the deaths of 11 workers and caused a massive, ongoing oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. The rig...
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Tesoro Refinery Fatal Explosion and Fire
Tesoro Refinery Fatal Explosion and Fire

Location: Anacortes, WA
Accident Occurred On: 04/02/2010
Company: Tesoro
An explosion and fire led to the fatal injury of seven employees when a nearly forty-year-old heat exchanger catastrophically failed during a maintenance operation to switch a process stream betw...
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Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire
Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire

Location: Bayamón, PR
Accident Occurred On: 10/23/2009
Company: Caribbean Petroleum Refining
A massive fire and explosion sent huge flames and smoke plumes into the air at the Carribean Petroleum Corporation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. The resulting pressure wave damaged surrounding buil...
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CITGO Refinery Hydrofluoric Acid Release and Fire
CITGO Refinery Hydrofluoric Acid Release and Fire

Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Accident Occurred On: 07/19/2009
Company: CITGO
A fire in the alkylation unit at CITGO's Corpus Christi refinery led to a release of hydrofluoric acid (HF). The alkylation unit makes high-octane blending components for gasoline. One worker w...
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Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion
Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion

Location: Woods Cross, UT
Accident Occurred On: 01/12/2009
Company: Silver Eagle Refinery
On the evening of January 12, 2009, 2 refinery operators and 2 contractors suffered serious burns resulting from a flash fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. The accident occur...
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