Location: F. R. Germany
Type of event: accidental exposure involving radiogram unit
A defective radiogram unit exposed an individual to radiation from its iridium-192 source; doses to the hand was about 500 rad, causing temporary reddening of the fingers, and whole body dose was about 1 rad.
Consequences: 1 injury.
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