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Westinghouse (Toshiba) Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Worker Contaminated – South Carolina USA

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Fuel Cycle Facility
Event Number: 53026
Facility: WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION
RX Type: URANIUM FUEL FABRICATION
Comments: LEU CONVERSION (UF6 to UO2)
COMMERCIAL LWR FUEL
Region: 2
City: COLUMBIA State: SC
County: RICHLAND
License #: SNM-1107
Agreement: Y
Docket: 07001151
NRC Notified By: NANCY PARR
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 10/19/2017
Notification Time: 10:03 [ET]
Event Date: 10/18/2017
Event Time: 10:05 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 10/19/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
70.50(b)(1) – UNPLANNED CONTAMINATION
Person (Organization):
SHANE SANDAL (R2DO)
GRETCHEN RIVERA-CAPE (NMSS)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)
INDIVIDUAL CONTAMINATED WHILE OFFLOADING URANYL NITRATE

“24 Hour Event Notification based on 10 CFR 70.50(b)(1) for an unplanned contamination event that requires access to the contaminated area to be restricted for more than 24 hours, by imposing additional radiological controls or by prohibiting entry into the area.

“On October 18, 2017 at approximately 1005 EDT, while operators were unloading a LR-230 container…

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November 3, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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