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Poland, 15 Jul 2015, INES: 2

Theft of a device containig radioactive source

On the 15th of July 2015 a GammaMat TI-F device containing a category 2 radioactive source (Ir-192, current activity about 1,76 TBq) was stolen from a construction site of a heat pipeline in Zabrze. The province governor and local services were informed of the event. The device is being searched...
Reported by National Atomic Energy Agency of Poland on 16 Jul 2015 Last update on 16 Jul 2015


United States of America, 27 Feb 2015, INES: 2

Overexposure to Nuclear Medicine Technologist

In February 2015, it was determined that a nuclear medicine technologist received a cumulative annual whole body dose of 110 mSv (11 rem) for the time period of September 01, 2014 to January 07, 2015, which exceeds the annual statutory dose limit of 50 mSv (5 rem). The State completed their...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 15 Jul 2015 Last update on 15 Jul 2015


The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 20 May 2015, INES: 1

Orphan source found

On 20th May 2015 the RSD's inspectors were informed by an authorized technical service on increased radiation in a truck loaded with metal scrap (aluminium, copper and messing), with dose rate of 368 μSv/h measured on the surface of the truck. The truck was loaded in metal scrap yard in Skopje,...
Reported by Radiation Safety Directorate of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 30 Jun 2015 Last update on 30 Jun 2015


The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 15 May 2015, INES: 1

Eu-152 lightning rods found in metal scrap

On 15th May 2015 the Radiation Safety Directorate's inspectors were informed by an authorized technical service on increased radiation in a truck loaded with metal scrap (aluminium, copper and messing), with dose rate of 84 μSv/h measured on the surface of the truck. The truck was loaded in metal...
Reported by Radiation Safety Directorate of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 23 Jun 2015 Last update on 23 Jun 2015


France, 02 Mar 2015, INES: 2

Transport incident of a gamma ray projector

On 16th March 2015, ASN was informed by the ECW company (Courcelles-les-Lens) that one of their gamma ray projects had been carried on the public highway on 2nd March 2015 in conditions failing to comply with a number of requirements stipulated by the transport approval issued by ASN. Indeed, the...
Reported by Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) of France on 28 May 2015 Last update on 28 May 2015


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