Location: Illinois, USA
Type of event: accident at industrial irradiator
An accident at an industrial accelerator-type irradiator exposed one person to a localized dose of 29,000-240,000 rad. Radiation injury required amputation of one arm and one leg.
Consequences: 1 injury.
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