Date: June 1985
Location: Shanghai, P.R. China
Type of event: accelerator accident
Two workers entered the room containing a 1.5-Mv Van de Graff electron accelerator while it was running, resulting in significant exposures. One worker received burns from a localized dose of 2500-21000 rad.
Consequences: 2 injuries.
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