Database of radiological incidents and related events--
Mayak Enterprise radiation accident, 1955
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 21 September 2007
22 December 1955
Mayak Enterprise, Chelyabinsk-40, Ozersk, Russia, USSR
Type of event:
accident at radiochemical plant
A radiation accident at a radiochemical plant caused 1 case of acute radiation sickness.
- Azizova, T. V., N. G. Semenikhina, and M. B. Druzhinina, 2005, "Multi-organ involvement and failure in selected accident cases with acute radiation syndrome observed at the Mayak Nuclear Facility," British Journal of Radiology Supplement, 27:30-35.
© 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 21 September 2007.
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