|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||7 Sep 2007 07:13:04 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Oak Ridge (TN) workers splashed|
Two Y-12 workers hit with radioactive liquids last month By Frank Munger Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) September 6, 2007OAK RIDGE - Two workers had to be decontaminated after being splashed with radioactive liquids during separate incidents last month at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant, the government's contractor confirmed Wednesday.
Bill Wilburn, a spokesman for BWXT Y-12, said the two employees are still being evaluated, although he said they "face little health risk from the contamination."
Eight other workers are being monitored for possible exposures as a result of one of the August incidents, Wilburn said.
The incidents took place in Y-12's enriched uranium operations complex, which has been plagued with spills and equipment failures during the past year.
... For the entire article, see http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2007/sep/06/two-y-12-workershit-with-radioactive-liquids/ -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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