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Event Notification Report for December 28, 2015

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51610

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Agreement State Event Number: 51610
Rep Org: LOUISIANA RADIATION PROTECTION DIV
Licensee: OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Region: 4
City: NEW IBERIA State: LA
County:
License #: LA-7396-L01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: JOSEPH NOBLE
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 12/18/2015
Notification Time: 13:23 [ET]
Event Date: 12/17/2015
Event Time: 15:15 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/18/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
RAY AZUA (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LEAKING RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE

The following report was received from the State of Louisiana via email:

"The RSO and crew were performing routine maintenance and leak test on industrial radiography equipment on 12/11/2015. The leak test wipes were delivered to their service company NDT Repair (LA-6631-L01) for analysis on 12/14/2015. On 12/17/2015, the RSO received a call from NDT Repair to inform him one of the leak tests came back with slightly elevated results of 0.006 microCi Ir-192. Acceptable limit is 0.005 microCi.

"The source is being transferred for disposal to SPEC [Source Production & Equipment Company], LA-2966-L01, Mfg. & Service Company in St. Rose, LA (New Orleans, LA). Also, the exposure device and associated equipment are being evaluated for breakthrough and removable contamination before re-sourcing and putting them back into service.

"Exposure Device SPEC 150, s/n 991 and the 'leaking source' a SPEC Model G-60, s/n WD 2405 with approximately 19 Ci Ir-192."

State Event Report ID No.: LA 150022

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