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Mexico, 05 Aug 2016, INES: 1

Stolen Source at Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico

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) On...
Reported by Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias of Mexico on 02 Dec 2016. Last update on 02 Dec 2016


Viet Nam, 29 May 2006, INES: 1

Loss and dispersion of radioactive source (Eu-152, 2006)

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,...
Reported by Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety of Viet Nam on 15 Nov 2016. Last update on 15 Nov 2016


Viet Nam, 30 Jul 2006, INES: 1

Loss of radioactive source (Cs-137, Song Da, 2006)

On July 28th 2006, the factory temporary stopped production for equipment maintenance. On 30/07/2006, the radioactive source box is removed from the manufacturing line and put in a inox container with a layer of lead lining before putting on a cement pedestal for clinker disposal. The Cs-137...
Reported by Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety of Viet Nam on 15 Nov 2016. Last update on 15 Nov 2016


Viet Nam, 12 Sep 2014, INES: 1

Loss of radioactive source (Ir-192, APAVE, 2014)

At 12 am of September 12th ,2014, in Hồ Chí Minh City, staff from APAVE Asia Pacific limited company discovered that an equipment containing a sealed Ir-192 radioactive source with the activity of 20,5 Ci had been lost). After unsuccessful attempts to retrieve the source, the Company had reported...
Reported by Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety of Viet Nam on 15 Nov 2016. Last update on 15 Nov 2016


Viet Nam, 01 Apr 2015, INES: 1

Loss of radioactive source (Co-60, Pomina, 2015)

The loss of radioactive source originated from liquid steel spill accident during steel billet manufacturing process of the factory at the beginning of September, 2014. In the accident, lead layers for radioactive source protection were damaged. The radioactive source was Co-60, its activity at...
Reported by Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety of Viet Nam on 15 Nov 2016. Last update on 15 Nov 2016


Viet Nam, 15 Dec 2015, INES: 1

Loss of radioactive source (Cs-137, Bac Kan, 2015)

The lost radioactive source is Cs-137 (sealed source, code number: CS-137DT, made in China) with an activity of 4,5 mCi in July, 21st 2010. The source was installed in the level gauge, used to control the clinker automatic disposal system in the cement manufacturing factory of Bắc Kạn DATC joint...
Reported by Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety of Viet Nam on 15 Nov 2016. Last update on 15 Nov 2016


United States of America, 19 Oct 2016, INES: 2

Overdose to Nuclear Pharmacist

The licensee (PETNET Solutions) has confirmed an extremity dose of greater than 0.5 Sv (50 rem) to one of its nuclear pharmacists. Dosimetry results for a ring badge worn on the pharmacist’s right ring finger accumulated a total dose of 0.511 Sv (51.1 rem) for the year as of October 19, 2016. The...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 09 Nov 2016. Last update on 09 Nov 2016


Sweden, 07 Oct 2016, INES: 2

Cyclotrone operated with an open bunker door

On the 12th of October 2016 the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority was informed about an event that occurred on the 7th of October where a cyclotron was operated with an open bunker door. The licensee is authorised to produce short lived isotopes used for medical diagnostics. The bunker is...
Reported by Swedish Radiation Safety Authority of Sweden on 28 Oct 2016. Last update on 28 Nov 2016


Turkey, 19 Oct 2016, INES: 2

Overexposure of a member

An industrial radiograph test was performed in Sakarya province, Turkey on October 17,2016 after which a serious radiological incident occured. Test was performed in a normal manner but after the test, the radiological protection officer hurried up and skipped the control that the source was...
Reported by Turkish Atomic Energy Authority of Turkey on 26 Oct 2016. Last update on 26 Oct 2016


United States of America, 24 Aug 2016, INES: 2

Overexposure to Radiographer

The licensee radiographer's dosimetry report for July 2016 recorded a dose of 0.055 Sv (5.5 rem), bringing his total dose to 0.064 Sv (6.4 rem), which is above the statutory limit of 0.05 Sv annually (5 rem) for a radiation worker. The Radiation Safety Officer believes the radiographer may not...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 05 Oct 2016. Last update on 05 Oct 2016


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