Accident Description

Accident: AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion

Location: Location: New Cumberland, WV

Accident Occurred On: 12/09/2010 | Final Report Released On: 07/16/2014

Accident Type: Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire

Investigation Status: The CSB's final report was approved 2-0 at a public meeting in Charleston, WV.

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.