"AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - PACKAGE CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL LEFT UNATTENDED
The following was received from the State of California via email:
"During the holiday weekend, November 26, 2011, [a carrier] delivered a source containing 11.35 Ci of Ir-192 to Saint Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA. There were no radiation safety personnel on site to receive the package and [the carrier] left the package with the receptionist, who is not authorized to receive radioactive material. The package was stored in the shipping and receiving area over the weekend. On Monday, November 28, 2011, the RSO became aware that the package had been sitting unsecured in the shipping and receiving area all weekend and notified the CA/RHB (California Radiation Health Branch)."
CA 5010 Number: 112811"
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vol XXV issue 37
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