Location: Yamuananager, India
Type of event: radiography accident
Following a power failure, safety violations involving an iridium-192 radiography projector caused exposures of 800 to 2,000 rad to the hands of two operators. Each individual had to have two fingers amputated.
Consequences: 2 injuries.
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