Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Rades orphaned source, 2008
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 19 November 2011
23 March 2008
Type of event:
A worker carried an unshielded industrial radiography Ir-192 source by hand for some period, sustaining a 200 rem whole body dose. IAEA was notified 19 April 2008. The worker was transported to France on 1 May 2008 for treatment for radiation injury.
© 2011 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 19 November 2011.
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