Database of radiological incidents and related events-- Johnston's Archive

Chelyabinsk-40 radiation accident, 1950

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 20 September 2007

Date: 5 July 1950

Location: Chelyabinsk-40, Ozersk, Russia, USSR

Type of event: accident at nuclear reactor site

Description:

A radiation accident at a nuclear reactor site caused 5 injuries. Injured included 1 with acute radiation sickness.

Consequences: 5 injuries.

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