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

Elektrogorsk radioisotope accident, 1973

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 20 September 2007

Date: 26 July 1973

Location: Elektrogorsk, Moscow region, Russia, USSR

Type of event: accident at radioisotope facility


A radiation accident at a radioisotope or x-ray facility involving a cobalt-60 source caused 1 injury. Injured included 1 with acute radiation sickness.

Consequences: 1 injury.


© 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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