|AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - THREE GAUGE SHUTTERS INOPERABLE
The following was received via email from the state of Texas:
"On December 23, 2019, the licensee notified the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] that late, after hours, on December 20, 2019, it had discovered during routine gauge inspections that the shutters on three (3) of their Berthold Model LB 7440 gauges were inoperable. The shutters are in the open position which is the normal operating position for the gauges. Two of the gauges contain 100 milliCuries of cesium-137 each and the third contains 10 milliCuries of cesium-137. Due to their location, there is no increased risk of exposure to any persons. The licensee is in the process of scheduling repairs. An investigation into this event is ongoing. More information will be provided as it is obtained in accordance with SA-300."
TX Incident # 9729