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Event Notification Report for May 02, 2018

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Event Reports For
5/1/2018 - 5/2/2018

** EVENT NUMBERS **


53359 53360 53374

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Agreement State Event Number: 53359
Rep Org: FLORIDA BUREAU OF RADIATION CONTROL
Licensee: CARDINAL HEALTH
Region: 1
City: JACKSONVILLE   State: FL
County:
License #: 3453-6
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: RENO FABII
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 04/23/2018
Notification Time: 10:34 [ET]
Event Date: 04/23/2018
Event Time: 00:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 04/23/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
JON LILLIENDAHL (R1DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)
This material event contains a 'Less than Cat 3' level of radioactive material.

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN TECHNICIUM-99

The following is a synopsis of information received via E-mail:

St. Vincent Medical Center in Fernandina Beach, Florida (License Number: 0014-8) received five (5) doses of Technicium-99 on the morning of April 16, 2018 from Cardinal Health in Jacksonville, Florida. Portions of the dose were used on patients. Later that day, the remainder of the unused doses were placed in a 'lock box' which was located outside the building. The doses were to be picked up and returned to Cardinal Health. This morning, April 23, 2018, the driver from Cardinal Health went to retrieve the doses and found the lock box had been broken into and the Tc-99 doses had been removed. The Fernandina Police were notified (report #2018-00007035).

The activity of the Tc-99 is estimated to be 30 to 40 mCi.

Florida Incident Number: FL18-053

THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "LESS THAN CAT 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Sources that are "Less than IAEA Category 3 sources," are either sources that are very unlikely to cause permanent injury to individuals or contain a very small amount of radioactive material that would not cause any permanent injury. Some of these sources, such as moisture density gauges or thickness gauges that are Category 4, the amount of unshielded radioactive material, if not safely managed or securely protected, could possibly - although it is unlikely - temporarily injure someone who handled it or were otherwise in contact with it, or who were close to it for a period of many weeks. For additional information go to http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1227_web.pdf

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Non-Agreement State Event Number: 53360
Rep Org: U.S. ARMY
Licensee: U.S. ARMY
Region: 1
City: FORT CAMPELL   State: KY
County:
License #: 01-00126-22
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: HAROLD W. DEASON
HQ OPS Officer: OSSY FONT
Notification Date: 04/23/2018
Notification Time: 13:38 [ET]
Event Date: 04/06/2018
Event Time: 21:50 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 04/23/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(ii) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X
Person (Organization):
JON LILLIENDAHL (R1DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)
This material event contains a 'Less than Cat 3' level of radioactive material.

Event Text

LOST SOURCES AT CRASH SITE

A helicopter went down carrying two Americium sources totaling 11 microCuries. The crash site was searched but the sources were not located. The sources were declared lost, possibly buried at the crash site. The crash site is located within a firing range and personnel are not expected to be exposed. A written report will be submitted to the NRC.


THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "LESS THAN CAT 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Sources that are "Less than IAEA Category 3 sources," are either sources that are very unlikely to cause permanent injury to individuals or contain a very small amount of radioactive material that would not cause any permanent injury. Some of these sources, such as moisture density gauges or thickness gauges that are Category 4, the amount of unshielded radioactive material, if not safely managed or securely protected, could possibly - although it is unlikely - temporarily injure someone who handled it or were otherwise in contact with it, or who were close to it for a period of many weeks. For additional information go to http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1227_web.pdf

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Power Reactor Event Number: 53374
Facility: GRAND GULF
Region: 4     State: MS
Unit: [1] [] []
RX Type: [1] GE-6
NRC Notified By: BRANDON STARNES
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 05/01/2018
Notification Time: 20:42 [ET]
Event Date: 05/01/2018
Event Time: 15:51 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/01/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(iv)(A) - ECCS INJECTION
50.72(b)(3)(iv)(A) - VALID SPECIF SYS ACTUATION
50.72(b)(3)(v)(B) - POT RHR INOP
Person (Organization):
RAY AZUA (R4DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX Crit Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N N 0 Refueling 0 Refueling

Event Text

PLANT RECEIVED DIVISION ONE REACTOR PRESSURE VESSEL LEVEL 1 SIGNAL

"At 1551 hrs [CDT] on 5/1/2018, with the plant in Mode 5, a division one Reactor Pressure Vessel (RPV) Level 1 signal was received; however there was no actual change in RPV level. RPV Level remained at High Water Level supporting refuel operations. This caused an actuation of division one Load Shed and Sequencing system that shed and then re-energized the 15 bus. Division one diesel generator started from standby. Residual Heat Removal pump 'A', which was in shutdown cooling mode, was lost during the bus shed, and was re-sequenced upon re-energization of the 15 bus. Upon restoration of shutdown cooling, the RHR pump discharged into the RPV. RCS temperature increased approximately 5 degrees Fahrenheit as a result of the loss of shutdown cooling. The cause of the actuation signal is under investigation. In accordance with NUREG 1022, Event Reporting Guidelines, this event is conservatively reported under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(2)(iv)(A) as an event that results in emergency core cooling system discharge into the RCS as a result of a valid signal, under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(iv)(B)(8) as an event that results in the actuation of emergency ac electrical power systems, and under 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(v)(B) as an event or condition that at the time of discovery could have prevented the fulfillment of a safety function (remove residual heat)."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.


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