Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Tulsa industrial radiography incident, 1981
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 18 September 2007
29 July 1981
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Type of event:
intentional self-exposure to industrial radiography source
An unemployed radiographer incurred a self-inflicted radiation injury from an iridium-192 industrial radiography source, resulting in death. The individual, Douglas Crofut, had stolen the source in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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