15 Aug 2016, INES: 2
Radiographers were working in a cell in a redundant reprocessing facility, carrying out digital imaging of legacy crates using X-rays in order to identify their contents.
This cell is an area of known high background radiation containing ten legacy crates.
A previous health physics survey of...
Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
20 Jan 2017
Last update on 20 Jan 2017
06 Nov 2016, INES: 2
A parcel containing an industrial radiography sealed source was transported from Kenya to South Africa. The package was labelled as empty (UN2908) and was handled as a general luggage during transportation in a South African Airways passenger flight. On arrival at the final destination the dose...
South Africa National Nuclear Regulator (NNR)
06 Jan 2017
Last update on 06 Jan 2017
12 Dec 2016, INES: 2
On December the 12th, 2016, a Se-75 source was inadvertently damaged during re-pair work on faulty radiography equipment. The work was performed in Düsseldorf region in North Rhine-Westphalia by a specialized company within a controlled area. The source contained about 1.3 Terabecquerel Se-75. The...
Gesellschaft für Anlagen und Reaktorsicherheit
23 Dec 2016
Last update on 23 Dec 2016
05 Aug 2016, INES: 1
On August 5th, 2016 at 06:39 (EST) a report was received from the Emergency System and therefore to CNSNS (the regulatory body) informing the theft of a Stolen Source at Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. The device was a moisture/density gauge with Am241/Be (1.65GBq) and Cs-137 (370 MBq)
Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias
02 Dec 2016
Last update on 02 Dec 2016
29 May 2006, INES: 1
On May 29th, 2006, the Eu-152 radioactive source with an activity of 25 mCi at 10/1995 was lost when being kept at a temporary storage facility. At this moment, the factory was under repairment. At 10h30 of May 31st, 2006, the police office informed that the the radioactive might be kept at No 628,...
Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety
15 Nov 2016
Last update on 15 Nov 2016
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