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Iron in the Fire : CSB Video Depicts Combustible Dust Accidents at Hoeganaes

Posted on January 17, 2012

Check out this chilling video depicting three separate combustible dust accidents at the Hoeganaes metal powder facility in Gallatin, TN, resulting in the deaths of 5 people.

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) recently concluded their investigation and released this 14-minute safety video depicting each incident. The video is called “Iron in the Fire” and features computer animation that displays how fine metal particles were ignited in two of the incidents, as well as the hydrogen explosion and flash fire that resulted in the fatalities and injuries.