Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive

FR Germany radiological incident, 1964

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 11 May 2005

Date: 1964

Location: F.R. Germany

Type of event: radiological contamination with tritiated paint


An incident in West Germany involving radiation exposure from tritium-containing paint caused one death from an exposure of 1,000 rad and 3 other significant exposures.

Consequences: 1 fatality (1,000 rad), 3 injuries.


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