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France, 23 Aug 2013, INES: 2

Exposure of a worker in excess of statutory annual dose limits

On 3rd September 2013, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) notified ASN of an exposure incident of a worker from one of its outside contractors. The exposure occurred on 23rd August 2013 during low level waste and rubble sorting operation at the Laboratory of...
Reported by Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) of France on 22 Oct 2013. Last update on 22 Oct 2013


Netherlands, 19 Feb 2013, INES: 2

Deficiency in the safety evaluation of the primary reactor drain line

On 19 February 2013 NRG reports the discovery of a deficiency in the safety evaluation of the primary reactor drain line of the High Flux Reactor (HFR). It was found that the possible failure of the primary drain line of the reactor was not considered in this safety analysis. In the event of...
Reported by Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate of Netherlands on 17 Oct 2013. Last update on 17 Oct 2013


United States of America, 23 Sep 2013, INES: 2

Overexposure to Radiopharmacy Worker

A radiopharmacy worker received an overdose to both hands. The worker received 576 mSv (57.6) rem to the left finger and 527 mSv (52.7) rem to the right finger. The licensee is investigating to determine the root cause and the timeframe of the overdose. NRC EN49402.
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 08 Oct 2013. Last update on 08 Oct 2013


United States of America, 19 Jul 2013, INES: 2

Overexposure to Radiographer

Due to cumulative exposure, a radiographer has received a 74 mSv (7.1 rem) dose through June 2013, which exceeds the statutory limit of 50 mSv (5 rem) for a radiation worker. NRC EN49330.
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 10 Sep 2013. Last update on 10 Sep 2013


United States of America, 28 Jan 2012, INES: 2

Overexposure to Radiographer

Due to cumulative exposure, a radiographer has received a 51 mSv (5.1 rem) dose for 2012, which exceeds the statutory limit of 50 mSv (5 rem) for a radiation worker. NRC EN49329.
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 10 Sep 2013. Last update on 10 Sep 2013


Australia, 22 Nov 2012, INES: 2

Potential exposure of airplane passengers to doses in excess of statutory limits for the public due to a damaged type A package

On 22 November 2012, a type A package containing Cs-137 (54 GBq) triggered a radiation alarm at the Frankfurt airport, Germany. The package originated in Brisbane, Australia and was shipped on a passenger airplane via Dubai. The package examination found that one of the Cs-137 sources (18.5 GBq)...
Reported by Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency of Australia on 29 Aug 2013. Last update on 29 Aug 2013


Japan, 19 Aug 2013, INES: 3

Contaminated water leakage from a water tank

・Regarding the contaminated water leakage from a water tank in the H4 Tank Area at Fukushima Daiichi NPS that was detected on August 19, radioactivities in the leaked water in the dike were found to be: - Cesium-134: 4.6×101 Bq/cm3 - Cesium-137: 1.0×102 Bq/cm3 - β emitting radionuclides...
Reported by Nuclear Regulation Authority of Japan on 28 Aug 2013. Last update on 28 Aug 2013


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