Spillage from water pipe in the room with nuclear materials

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Event Date: 20 February 2012 Event Type: Other
Event Location: Serbia, Republic of, Institute for Nuclear Sciences Vinca INES Rating: Not provided

Due to low temperatures, in February, the spillage from water pipe occurred in the Vinca Institute in the room with the nuclear materials under the Safeguards control. All nuclear materials remained secured at the same place. The water was collected from the floor, sampled and analyzed. During this event there were no exposures of the workers and the public. There is no dicharges to the environment.

INES Rating: Not provided
Release beyond authorized limits? No
Overexposure of a member of the public? No
Overexposure of a worker? No

Contamination spread within the facility? No
Damage to radiological barriers (incl. fuel damage) within the facility? No

Degradation of Defence In-Depth No

Person injured physically or casualty? No
Is there a continuing problem? No

Ivana Avramovic
Serbian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

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