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France, 20 Oct 2017, INES: 2

Overexposure of a radiologists (hands exposure)

A radiologist, using a scanner for interventional radiology practices, has been exposed to an equivalent dose for the extremities of more than 500mSv, which is the yearly statutory limit, measured at the end of the first quarter of 2017. The assessment of the event shows that incorrect...
Reported by Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) of France on 14 Feb 2018. Last update on 14 Feb 2018


Mexico, 08 Feb 2018, INES: 1

Stolen Moisture/Density Gauge in León, Guanajuato

On 9 February 2018 at 16:00 UTC a notification via email was received by the Nuclear Safety Commission of Mexico (CNSNS) that a CPN moisture/density gauge, model MC-3-122 containing two radioactive sources of Am241:Be (1.79 GBq, SN 9725NK) and Cs-137 (252 MBq, SN 1162CX) was stolen from the back of...
Reported by Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias of Mexico on 13 Feb 2018. Last update on 13 Feb 2018


France, 09 Nov 2017, INES: 2

Insufficient seismic resistance of emergency diesel generators

Surge (expansion) tanks of emergency diesel generators were found corroded.Inadequate maintenance lead to not identify the corrosion and as consequence manage it. Their condition was such that their expected seismic resistance was not ensured. Both of the two EDGs were concerned on Paluel reactors...
Reported by Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) of France on 25 Jan 2018. Last update on 25 Jan 2018


United States of America, 01 Dec 2017, INES: 2

Worker Overexposure

A cyclotron technician received 719 mSv (71.9 rem) to the left hand for the period of 11/6/2017 to 11/19/2017. The licensee contributed the dose to one of two instances that occurred during this period of time. 1) The technician worked on cleaning and rebuilding the central region of a cyclotron,...
Reported by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of United States of America on 19 Jan 2018. Last update on 19 Jan 2018


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