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Sweden, 30 May 2013, INES: 1

EDG failed to start after unintentional loss of two phases on 400 kV incoming offsite supply

Unit 3 was in refueling state with reactor vessel head removed and spent fuel pool gates open to the reactor vessel. The 400 kV unit breakers received an unintentional order to open, but only two out of three phases opened causing low-voltage in the station but still over 65%.No EDG got start...
Reported by Swedish Radiation Safety Authority of Sweden on 20 Dec 2013. Last update on 20 Dec 2013

United States of America, 10 Dec 2013, INES: 1

Overexposure to Member of the Public

The Texas Department of State Health Services was informed of an incident involving industrial radiography of a pressure vessel. A site foreman was present in the work area with the radiographer. The radiographer approached the source collimator to change the film and realized the source was...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 14 Dec 2013. Last update on 04 Mar 2014

Hungary, 02 Dec 2013, INES: 2

Internal contamination of radiation workers during radioactive waste management

On 2nd December 2013 three radiation workers opened 4 metal drums filled with compacted radioactive wastes containing 241-Am. The purpose of opening the drums was the waste sorting and compaction of waste at higher pressure. During operation contamination occurred. The control measurements found...
Reported by Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority of Hungary on 13 Dec 2013. Last update on 13 Dec 2013

Finland, 22 Nov 2013, INES: 1

Found orphan Cs-137 source

On 22.11.2013 radiation portal monitors at a Finnish stainless steel factory indicated that an incoming shipment of scrap metal contained a radiation source. The factory immediately contacted Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK). An inspector from STUK went to the site. The source was...
Reported by Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) of Finland on 11 Dec 2013. Last update on 11 Dec 2013

Poland, 22 Nov 2013, INES: 1

Two radioactive sources containing Co-60 lost or stolen

During the modernization in the „Belchatow” Coal-Fired Power Plant (Rogowiec, Lodzkie Province) there has been discovered the loss of two radioactive sources containing isotope Co-60, that were used as the level gauges. On 30 April 2014 the Regulatory Body (PAA) was informed about the discovery...
Reported by National Atomic Energy Agency of Poland on 29 Nov 2013. Last update on 08 May 2014

Slovenia, 31 Oct 2013, INES: 2

Exposure of workers performing industrial radiography

In October 2013, four workers were exposed performing industrial radiography at a building construction site of a thermo power plant in Slovenia. The dosimetry service reported the received doses of 27.5 mSv, 19.18 mSv, 2.62 mSv and 1.86 mSv in one month period. The received doses of all four...
Reported by Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration of Slovenia on 20 Nov 2013. Last update on 20 Nov 2013

Germany, 14 Sep 2013, INES: 3

Overxposure of an industrial radiographer

On September 14, 2013, a person was exposed to high radiation in a refinery in Lower Saxony. This person is an employee of a company for non-destructive material testing based in Rhineland-Palatinate, which operates nationwide. The evaluation of the employee's official dosimeter showed a radiation...
Reported by Gesellschaft für Anlagen und Reaktorsicherheit of Germany on 18 Nov 2013. Last update on 10 Dec 2013

United States of America, 13 Oct 2013, INES: 2

Overexposure to Radiopharmacy Worker

A radiopharmacy worker has received a cumulative annual extremity dose of 559 mSv (55.9 rem) to the right hand, and 543 mSv (54.3 rem) to the left hand, which exceeds the statutory dose limit of 500 mSv (50 rem) to the extremities. The worker has been removed from job duties involving radiation...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 08 Nov 2013. Last update on 08 Nov 2013

Slovenia, 08 Oct 2013, INES: 0

Discovery of damaged fuel rods during core unloading and fuel inspections

In October 2013 the refuelling outage started in the Krško NPP. During transfer of fuel assemblies from the reactor to the spent fuel pool a 50 cm long segment of a fuel rod was found at the bottom of fuel transfer channel. Visual inspection of all fuel assemblies unloaded from reactor core showed...
Reported by Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration of Slovenia on 05 Nov 2013. Last update on 05 Nov 2013

Iran, Islamic Republic of, 13 Aug 2013, INES: 2

Stolen of a radioactive source

According to the report of Tabriz University Radiation Protection Officer (RPO), a Pu-Be Neutron source was stolen from storage location. National Radiation Protection Department (NRPD) immediately involved in the subject and informed responsible organizations in National and Provincial levels. The...
Reported by Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) of Iran, Islamic Republic of on 23 Oct 2013. Last update on 23 Oct 2013

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