Hoeganaes Fires 2010

Three combustible dust incidents over a six month period occurred at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, TN, resulting in fatal injuries to five workers. The facility produces powdered iron and is located about twenty miles outside of Nashville. KEY ISSUES: • HAZARD RECOGNITION AND TRAINING • ENGINEERING CONTROLS • FIRE CODES/ENFORCEMENT • REGULATORY OVERSIGHT ROOTContinue reading “Hoeganaes Fires 2010”