Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Turmero orphaned source, 2010
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 19 November 2011
3 June 2010
Turmero, Aragua, Venezuela
Type of event:
An unshielded industrial radiography source containing 65 Ci of Ir-192 was handled by several workers. One of the workers received a significant exposure and was eventually transported to France for treatment including surgery and stem cell treatment, and recovered.
© 2011 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 19 November 2011.
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