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Event Notification Report for December 8, 2015

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12/07/2015 - 12/08/2015

** EVENT NUMBERS **


51569 51589

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Agreement State Event Number: 51569
Rep Org: UTAH DIVISION OF RADIATION CONTROL
Licensee: QUALITY TESTING AND INSPECTION
Region: 4
City: LINDON State: UT
County:
License #: UT 2500269
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: MIKE GIVENS
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 11/27/2015
Notification Time: 19:33 [ET]
Event Date: 11/26/2015
Event Time: 21:00 [MST]
Last Update Date: 11/27/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
MARK HAIRE (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - RADIOGRAPHY CAMERA SOURCE UNABLE TO BE FULLY RETRACTED

The following information was provided by the State of Utah via email:

"At approximately 2100 MST on November 26, 2015, two radiographers, working for QTI [Quality Testing and Inspection], were completing radiography operations [at a job site in Provo, UT for Dragon Manufacturing]. When the exposure was completed, the source was withdrawn to the camera but was not fully retracted into the shielded position when the locking mechanism was engaged. The radiographers could not move the source or cable. The source was secured, personnel exited the affected area and the radiographers notified the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO). Temporary lead shielding was placed over the affected camera. Licensee personnel waited in low dose areas until the RSO arrived at the site. Licensee personnel maintained visual control of the affected area.

"After performing radiation surveys of the camera, the RSO withdrew and inserted the source into the source changer. The RSO locked the source inside the source changer and transported the radiography equipment to the Licensee's facility.

"The source changer, camera and associated cables were removed from service and transported to the licensee shop. Radiation exposures (from self-reading dosimetry) to the licensee personnel were approximately 10 mRem. The RSO's dosimeters indicated an exposure of approximately 40 mRem. More information will be provided in coming days."

The licensee notified the State of Utah at 1200 MST on 11/27/2015.

The camera was a model IR 100, serial number -4122, which contained a 93 curie Ir-192 source, serial number - Z825.

UT Event Report ID No.: UT 150006

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Power Reactor Event Number: 51589
Facility: QUAD CITIES
Region: 3 State: IL
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3
NRC Notified By: ADNON ALI
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF HERRERA
Notification Date: 12/07/2015
Notification Time: 14:02 [ET]
Event Date: 12/07/2015
Event Time: 08:25 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/07/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
AARON McCRAW (R3DO)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY VENTILATION SYSTEM INOPERABLE

"On December 07, 2015, at 0825 hours (CST), the Control Room Emergency Ventilation (CREV) system was declared inoperable due to the Air Handling Unit (AHU) tripping upon attempting to swap from the non-safety related CR HVAC. Swapping was being performed to allow maintenance on the non-safety related system.

"Technical Specification 3.7.4, Condition A, was entered which requires the CREV system to be restored to an operable status in seven (7) days. Additionally, Technical Specification 3.7.5, Condition A, was entered which requires CREV AC to be restored to an operable status in 30 days.

"This notification is being made in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(D), 'Event or Condition That Could Have Prevented Fulfillment of a Safety Function,' because the CREV system is a single train system required to mitigate the consequences of an accident."

The NRC Resident Inspector was notified.

The Licensee notified the Illinois Emergency Management Association.

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