Location: La Plata, Argentina
Type of event: x-ray crystallography accident
Three individuals were significantly exposed to x-rays from a crystallography set because the shutter was removed. One operator received a dose to the hands of 1,000 rad, producing radiation burns.
Consequences: 1 injury.
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