Location: Halle, GDR (East Germany)
Type of event: accidental x-ray exposure
An accident with an x-ray fluorescence unit due to carelessness resulted in a localized dose of 120-200 rad to the middle finder of a worker's left hand, producing first degree radiation burns.
Consequences: 1 injury.
© 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 22 September 2007.
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