Morning Briefing - May 08, 2019
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May 08, 2019

Thirteen People, Seven Floors Contaminated After Accident During Cesium Irradiator Swap

By ExchangeMonitor
Thirteen people at a University of Washington research facility were exposed to cesium-137 last week when a contractor attempted to remove a blood irradiator as part of a Department of Energy-funded program. Personnel were removing a cesium irradiator manufactured…