Horsehead Holding Explosion 2010

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. KEY ISSUES: • SUMP DESIGN WITH RESTRICTED CLEARANCE • POORLY EXECUTEDContinue reading “Horsehead Holding Explosion 2010”