Exposure of a worker in excess of statutory annual dose limits

On 3rd September 2013, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) notified ASN of an exposure incident of a worker from one of its outside contractors.

The exposure occurred on 23rd August 2013 during low level waste and rubble sorting operation at the Laboratory of Activated Material Analysis (LAMA), under decommissioning.

ASN has conducted an inspection of CEA on 6th September 2013 in order to determine the circumstances of the event, to check the operation conditions and to investigate the causes of this event. Corrective actions have been required by ASN.

Location: LAMA (CEA Grenoble)
Event date: Fri, 23-08-2013
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