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Event Notification Report for March 3, 2017

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52572 52587

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Agreement State Event Number: 52572
Rep Org: OK DEQ RAD MANAGEMENT
Licensee: MUSKOGEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Region: 4
City: MUSKOGEE State: OK
County:
License #: OK-13157-01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: KEVIN SAMPSON
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 02/23/2017
Notification Time: 14:44 [ET]
Event Date: 02/22/2017
Event Time: [CST]
Last Update Date: 02/23/2017
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
GREG PICK (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - MISADMINISTRATION OF RADIOISOTOPE TO PATIENT

The following information was received via email from the State of Oklahoma:

"[State of Oklahoma] has been informed that MUSKOGEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC dba EASTAR HEALTH SYSTEM (OK-13157-01) administered 10 mCi of Tc-99m to a patient without an order from an Authorized User. This was done on the basis of a phone call from a nurse on the ward who indicated the patient was to have a stress test. After the initial dose had been administered, the physician [patients attending physician] called the Nuclear Medicine department and informed them that no study had been ordered for this patient. The second dose was not administered. The highest dose resulting from the administration is 1.25 REM to the gallbladder and 340 mR whole body. This does not appear to be a medical event."

The State of Oklahoma did not know if the patient has been informed of the misadministration.

A Medical Event may indicate potential problems in a medical facility's use of radioactive materials. It does not necessarily result in harm to the patient.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 52587
Facility: BROWNS FERRY
Region: 2 State: AL
Unit: [1] [2] [3]
RX Type: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4,[3] GE-4
NRC Notified By: THOMAS BRADFORD
HQ OPS Officer: HOWIE CROUCH
Notification Date: 03/02/2017
Notification Time: 13:53 [ET]
Event Date: 03/02/2017
Event Time: 12:30 [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/02/2017
Emergency Class: UNUSUAL EVENT
10 CFR Section:
50.72(a) (1) (i) - EMERGENCY DECLARED
Person (Organization):
GERALD MCCOY (R2DO)
MICHAEL F. KING (NRR)
BRIAN MCDERMOTT (NRR)
CATHY HANEY (R2RA)
STEVE WEST (NSIR)
BERNARD STAPLETON (IRD)
GREGORY AHERN (ILTA)

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 N 0 Refueling 0 Refueling
3 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

NOTIFICATION OF UNUSUAL EVENT DECLARED

At 1230 CST, the licensee declared a notification of unusual event based on Emergency Action Level 6.7-U, a non-hostile security event, due to introduction of contraband into the protected area. All required actions have been completed.

There was no impact to the operation of any of the units at the Browns Ferry site.

The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

See EN #52586.

Notified DHS SWO, FEMA Ops, DHS NICC, FEMA NWC (email) and NuclearSSA (email).

* * * UPDATE FROM THOMAS BRADFORD TO JEFF HERRERA AT 1611 EST ON 3/2/17 * * *

At 1500 CST, the licensee terminated the notification of unusual event.

The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector. Notified R2DO (McCoy), NRR EO (King), and IRD (Grant).

Notified DHS SWO, FEMA Ops, DHS NICC, FEMA NWC (email) and NuclearSSA (email).

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