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

United Kingdom radiation incident, 1978

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 22 September 2007

Date: 1978

Location: United Kingdom

Type of event: intentional exposure to source

Description:

A radiographer intentionally exposed himself to an iridium-192 radiography source, resulting in a whole body dose of 152 rad.

Consequences: 1 injury.

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