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

Odessa radiography accident, 1985

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 23 September 2007

Date: 1985

Location: Odessa, Texas, USA

Type of event: radiography accident

Description:

A radiography source in an unshielded position caused excessive exposure and a radiation burn to an individual's hand.

Consequences: 1 injury.

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