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Event Notification Report for July 22, 2003






                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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                              Event Reports For

                           07/21/2003 - 07/22/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39999  40000  40002  



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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39999       |

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| REP ORG:  OHIO BUREAU OF RADIATION PROTECTION  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/16/2003|

|LICENSEE:  OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY                |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:57[EDT]|

|    CITY:  COLUMBUS                 REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        07/12/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  OH |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|

|LICENSE#:  OH02110250037         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/16/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |KENNETH RIEMER       R3      |

|                                                |FRED BROWN           NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MR LIGHT                     |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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| STATE OF OHIO REPORTED AN UNDERDOSE DURING A SINUS TREATMENT BY A LICENSEE.  |

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| During treatment of a patient for a sinus tumor at the James Cancer Center,  |

| an intended dose of 1,750 rads of Ir-192 was to be administered, however the |

| patient only received 750 rads.  The patient and physician were notified on  |

| 7/16/03.  They are still investigating the root cause of this medical event. |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   40000       |

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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/16/2003|

|LICENSEE:  HALIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:18[EDT]|

|    CITY:  HOUSTON                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        07/16/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|

|LICENSE#:  L00442-004            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/16/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |

|                                                |DOUG BROADDUS        NMSS    |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES H. OGDEN               |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |

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| 4 LABORATORY SOURCES DISCOVERED MISSING AFTER AN INVENTORY CHECK OF OVER     |

| 1200 SOURCES.                                                                |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT FROM THE STATE OF TEXAS: TEXAS INCIDENT No. I-8037    |

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| Licensee: Haliburton Energy Services located in Houston, Texas.  Licensee    |

| No. L00442-004                                                               |

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| "During an exhaustive inventory of over 1200 sources stored at the facility, |

| it was determined that 4 laboratory sources that had formerly belonged to    |

| Sperry-Sun, were determined to be missing.  The RSO thought that the report  |

| required was for a 30- day written report and submitted the same to this     |

| Agency.  However, the activity of the missing sources are in excess of the   |

| reporting requirement for 1000 time the Appendix C value, thus requiring an  |

| Immediate Report.  The sources from the closure of Haliburton's Fort Worth   |

| site, and acquisition of Sperry-Sun sources were being combined and placed   |

| in the new Houston storage facility.  The four sources: 13 millicuries,      |

| Cs-137, Serial No. B-404, Model VD-HP; binary source, 0.01 millicuries       |

| Am-241/0.005 millicuries Cs-137, Serial No. LL-223, Model No A3201; binary   |

| source, 0.001 millicuries Am-241/0.005 millicuries Cs-137, Serial No.        |

| LL-224, Model  No. A3201; and 0.01 millicuries, Am-241, Serial No. KK-691,   |

| Model No. A3201.  All sources are Licensed to Texas Licensee L00442-004,     |

| Haliburton Energy Services, Houston, Texas.  An exhaustive search of the     |

| radioactive materials use/storage locations and non-restricted locations in  |

| Building G (MTL); Building C, Manufacturing; Building E, Training; Test      |

| pits, TRAC Lab, Building DD, the old Sperry source storage bunker; QC        |

| CTN:Lab, Building S and Building AA, failed to locate the sources.  This     |

| inventory discrepancy has caused Haliburton Energy Services to incorporate   |

| all sources into a central database with the capability to track movement of |

| radioactive materials globally."                                             |

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   40002       |

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| REP ORG:  NE DIV OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/17/2003|

|LICENSEE:  HASTINGS STATE BANK                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:42[EDT]|

|    CITY:  LINCOLN                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        07/17/2003|

|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NE |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|

|LICENSE#:  GL0377                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/17/2003|

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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |

|                                                |MATT HAHN            IAT     |

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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TRUDY HILL                   |                             |

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 |                             |

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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|BLO1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |

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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TWO LOST EXIT SIGNS THAT CONTAIN TRITIUM            |

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| At 1042 EDT on 7/17/03,  a Nebraska Radiation Program Radiation Health       |

| Specialist reported that a licensee, Hastings State Bank, could not account  |

| for two tritium-based exit signs.   The bank is buying a building that       |

| previously housed a bank.  Nebraska State Radiation Program billed the new   |

| bank for the materials license associated with the exit signs.  The new      |

| branch manager of the Hastings Bank was unable to locate the exit signs in   |

| question.  In April of 1989, each sign contained 4.7 curies of tritium.  The |

| State of Nebraska will be visiting the site when the new bank opens in       |

| August.                                                                      |

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