‘Medical emergency’ inside containment building at US nuclear plant — “Working in contaminated area when event occurred”

Published: April 17th, 2013 at 9:12 am ET
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Title: Event Notification Report
Source: NRC
Date: April 17, 2013

Facility: FARLEY [Alabama ...]
Event Date: 04/16/2013
Event Time: 22:47 [CDT ...]

POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED INDIVIDUAL TRANSPORTED TO OFFSITE MEDICAL FACILITY

“Contract worker suffered a non-occupational medical emergency while working inside the Unit 2 Containment Building (105′ elevation). The worker was working in a contaminated area when the event occurred. He was transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center via ambulance. The worker is potentially contaminated. Health Physics provided escort in the ambulance.

“Farley Nuclear Plant [was] notified by Health Physics on 4/17/13 at 0028 [CDT] that [the] individual was surveyed and no contamination was found.”

The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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Published: April 17th, 2013 at 9:12 am ET
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