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

Nancy x-ray accident, 1978

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 11 June 2006

Date: 1978

Location: Nancy, France

Type of event: accidental x-ray exposure

Description:

An accident with x-ray equipment caused a localized exposure to the hand of an individual, requiring amputation of one finger.

Consequences: 1 injury.

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