Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Cirebon radiography accident, 1987
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 22 September 2007
Cirebon, West Java, Indonesia
Type of event:
The shutter of an industrial radiography x-ray
machine was repaired while in operation, causing an
exposure over 1,000 rad to the hand of a worker with
associated skin injury.
- UNSCEAR, 2000, "Annex E: Occupational radiation exposures," in Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation UNSCEAR 2000 Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes, Volume I: Sources, UNSCEAR, on line at UNSCEAR [http://www.unscear.org/docs/reports/annexe.pdf].
© 2004-2006, 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 22 September 2007.
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