Accidents & incidents

  • Accidents in Radiotherapy

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: ICRP

    This link takes you to a PowerPoint presentation (this will load upon clicking the link) on radiotherapy accidents. It makes quite shocking reading and is a valuable educational resource.

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  • Database of Radiological Incidents and Related Events

    Published: Nov 13, 2018

      Tags:
    • Radiological
    • Incidents

    This link takes you to an extensive database which compiles general data on radiological accidents/incidents and other events which have produced radiation casualties. Listed events include acute radiation causalities, chronic radiation injury and accidents releasing large quantities of radioactive materials. The resource is very interesting but we do not warrant its accuracy in anyway.

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  • IAEA Accident Response Publications

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: IAEA

      Tags:
    • IAEA
    • Accidents
    • Incidents
    • radiation

    The IAEA Accident Response Publications are not for the faint hearted. They provide an extremely useful description of the deterministic effects of ionising radiation, including the causes of overexposure, how that exposure was brought under control, the effects on the exposed individuals and their medical treatment. Featured accidents include Cochabamba, Chernobyl, Gilan, Goiânia, Sarov, and Tammiku.

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  • The IAEA Information Channel on Nuclear and Radiological Events

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: IAEA

      Tags:
    • IAEA
    • Incidents
    • INES
    • Nuclear
    • Radiological

    IAEA Information Channel for a 'live' view of incidents (Nuclear & Radiological) reported under the International Nuclear Event Rating Scale (INES). Typical coverage includes significant events in nuclear power plants, research reactors, nuclear fuel cycle facilities and occurrences involving radiation sources or the transport of radioactive material.

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