Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Heilongjiang radiation accident, 1985
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 29 November 2022
Heilongjiang, P.R. China
Type of event:
A cesium-137 was lost, resulting in doses of 800 to 1,000 rem to 3 people, one of whom died.
1 fatality, 3 injuries.
- Liu, H., Aug. 2001, "The safety of radiation sources and radioactive materials in China," International Conference of National Regulatory Authorities With Competence in the Safety of Radiation Sources and the Security of Radioactive Materials, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 11-15 Dec 2000, IAEA-CN-84/23, pp. 165-172, on line at IAEA [https://inis.iaea.org/collection/NCLCollectionStore/_Public/32/051/32051524.pdf].
- Mould, R. F., 2000, Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe, Institute of Physics Publ. (Bristol, UK).
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