Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 23 No. 19
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May 10, 2019

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

By Dan Leone
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…
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