|AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - GAUGE SHUTTER STUCK OPEN |
The following information was received from the State of Texas via email:
"On January 12, 2015, the licensee notified the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] that during routine fixed nuclear gauge inspections and shutter checks, it discovered that the shutter on one of its Ronan Model SA1-C5 gauges, containing a 300 millicurie cesium-137 source (SN: 6409GK), was stuck in the open position. [The event occurred at the licensee site located in Evadale, Texas.] This gauge normally operates with the shutter in the open position. The gauge is mounted on a vessel that the licensee does not enter. There is no risk of exposure to any individual. The licensee is contacting the manufacturer to schedule repair. Further information will be provided as it is obtained in accordance with SA-300.
Texas Incident: I-9266