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Title: Report to Congress on abnormal occurrences

Section 208 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 identified an abnormal occurrence as an unscheduled incident or event that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission determines to be significant from the standpoint of public health or safety and requires a quarterly report of such events to be made to Congress. This report covers the period from October 1 through December 31, 1990. The report discusses five abnormal occurrences, none of which involved a nuclear power plant. Two involved significant overexposures to the hands of two radiographers, two involved medical therapy misadministrations, and one involved a medical diagnostic misadministration. No abnormal occurrences were reported by the Agreement States. The report also contains information that updates a previously reported abnormal occurrence. 8 refs.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6018958
Report Number(s):
NUREG-0090-Vol.13-No.4
ON: TI91010966
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (USA). Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data
Sponsoring Org:
NRC; Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; INDIAN POINT-3 REACTOR; ERRORS; REACTOR FUELING; REACTOR SAFETY; INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY; RADIATION ACCIDENTS; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; DATA BASE MANAGEMENT; DOCUMENTATION; FUEL ASSEMBLIES; INSPECTION; LICENSING; MEDICAL ESTABLISHMENTS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE; PREGNANCY; PRENATAL IRRADIATION; PRESSURE VESSELS; PUBLIC HEALTH; RADIATION PROTECTION; RADIOISOTOPES; REGULATIONS; REMOTE VIEWING EQUIPMENT; REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; SAFETY; TRAINING; ACCIDENTS; CONTAINERS; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; EQUIPMENT; IRRADIATION; ISOTOPES; MANAGEMENT; MEDICINE; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER PLANTS; POWER REACTORS; PRENATAL EXPOSURE; PWR TYPE REACTORS; RADIOLOGY; REACTORS; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS 054000* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Health & Safety; 220900 -- Nuclear Reactor Technology-- Reactor Safety; 210200 -- Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled; 550600 -- Medicine