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Event Notification Report for October 29, 2002



                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           10/28/2002 - 10/29/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39313  39314  39324  39326  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39313       |
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| REP ORG:  NC DIV OF RADIATION PROTECTION       |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/23/2002|
|LICENSEE:  FORSYTH MEDICAL CENTER               |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:40[EDT]|
|    CITY:  WINSTON-SALEM            REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        10/23/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NC |EVENT TIME:        15:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  NC 034-0878-3         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/23/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |ROBERT HAAG          R2      |
|                                                |MELVYN LEACH         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES ALBRIGHT               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STUCK SOURCE IN BRACHYTHERAPY DELIVERY SYSTEM       |
|                                                                              |
| North Carolina Incident Report #02-40.  While performing a QA/QC test of a   |
| Gamma Med Brachytherapy  system, the source (unknown strength at this time)  |
| stuck half way out.  Efforts to retrieve the source normally, with the       |
| emergency retrieval system, and the manual crank were not successful.  The   |
| manufacturer has been notified and the area secured.  One physicist entered  |
| the room during the recovery operation and may have received a dose, survey  |
| meter pegged at 2 Rem/hour on entry to room.                                 |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39314       |
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| REP ORG:  NC DIV OF RADIATION PROTECTION       |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/23/2002|
|LICENSEE:  PRIZM LABS                           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:09[EDT]|
|    CITY:  CHARLOTTE                REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        10/14/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NC |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  NC 1203-0G            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/23/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |ROBERT HAAG          R2      |
|                                                |MELVYN LEACH         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES ALBRIGHT               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LEAKING SEALED SOURCE                               |
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| North Carolina Incident Report #02-41.  Reported to North Carolina Division  |
| of Radiation Protection on 10/23/02 that an electron capture device sealed   |
| source (20 millicuries of Ni-63, serial #5339) has been determined to be     |
| leaking.  Smear read 180,000 DPM (0.08 microcuries).  Prizm Labs is          |
| contacting the manufacturer for disposal.                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39324       |
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| FACILITY: LIMERICK                 REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/28/2002|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:54[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        09/06/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:38[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SCLIENDELMAN                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/28/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |DAVID SILK           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINV 50.73(a)(1)         INVALID SPECIF SYSTEM A|                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
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|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| INADVERTENT PRIMARY CONTAINMENT ISOLATION SIGNAL                             |
|                                                                              |
| "On September 6, 2002 at 14:38 hours, an inadvertent primary isolation       |
| signal was initiated due to a false reactor low level signal.  The isolation |
| occurred during the 24-month Reactor Protection System (RPS) surveillance    |
| test on Unit 2 Scram Discharge Volume (SDV) level instrument.  The affected  |
| Group 6C primary containment isolation valves (PCIVs) automatically closed   |
| as a result of the isolation signal.  Inboard PCIVs on the suppression pool  |
| hydrogen and oxygen sampling system closed.  In addition, the inboard PCIVs  |
| for the primary containment leak detector radiation monitor closed as        |
| designed.  Inboard and outboard PCIVs for the "2A" containment hydrogen      |
| recombiner received an isolation signal but were in a closed position prior  |
| to the event.  All systems functioned successfully during the event          |
|                                                                              |
| "The cause of the event was mispositioning of the Calibration Select and     |
| Command switch on the Rosemount Readout Assembly by the technician           |
| performing the test.  The test was aborted and the isolation signal was      |
| reset.  The valves that repositioned were restored to the pre-test           |
| configuration and the test was performed successfully.  A work group         |
| standdown was conducted to review the lessons learned from this event.       |
|                                                                              |
| "This event is reportable per 10 CFR50.73(a)(2)(iv)(A) since PCIVs           |
| automatically closed on more than one system                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "Component data:                                                             |
| Manufacturer: Rosemount Nuclear Instruments, Inc.                            |
| Model number: 710DU                                                          |
| Serial number: 66722"                                                        |
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| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this invalid automatic actuation  |
| by the licensee.                                                             |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39326       |
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| FACILITY: PERRY                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/29/2002|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  OH |NOTIFICATION TIME: 03:26[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        10/28/2002|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        23:15[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM CASE                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/29/2002|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  RICH LAURA                   +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D)   ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| DAMAGED CONTROL ROOM DOOR SEAL                                               |
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| "Declared both trains of Control Room Emergency Recirc inoperable, entered   |
| Tech Spec 3.0.3 from Tech Spec 3.7.3 on loss of Control Room boundary. A     |
| damaged door seal leading from the Control Complex to the Service building   |
| caused the loss of the Control room boundary. Door was closed and            |
| temporarily sealed per SOI-M25/26. Exited tech Spec 3.0.3 at 00:15 on        |
| 10/29/02."                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.                                     |
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