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Event Notification Report for March 11, 2020

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3/10/2020 - 3/11/2020

** EVENT NUMBERS **


54554 54555 54557 54558

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Agreement State Event Number: 54554
Rep Org: MAGRUDER PAVING, LLC
Licensee: MAGRUDER PAVING, LLC
Region: 3
City: TROY   State: MO
County: PHELPS
License #: 24-32782-01
Agreement: N
Docket:
NRC Notified By: DWAYNE MULLER
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 03/02/2020
Notification Time: 12:45 [ET]
Event Date: 02/29/2020
Event Time: 00:00 [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/02/2020
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(i) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X
Person (Organization):
KARLA STOEDTER (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)
ILTAB (EMAIL)
This material event contains a "Less than Cat 3" level of radioactive material.

Event Text

STOLEN PORTABLE DENSITY MOISTURE GAUGE

The licensee left a locked trailer at a job site in Rolla, Missouri Friday evening, 2/28/2020. The trailer contained a locked case, which was chained and locked to the trailer. The case contained a Seaman's portable density moisture gauge, Model Number C300, Serial Number 21274, with a 4.5 mCi Radium-226 source. The trailer, with the gauge inside, was stolen from the job site sometime between Friday evening 2/28/2020 and mid-day Saturday 2/29/2020 when employees of the licensee returned to the job site.

The trailer is an enclosed trailer, approximately 14 feet in length, white in color, with no lettering or other readily distinguishable markings on the outside.

The licensee notified the Phelps' county sheriff's office. The sheriff's office issued report number 20200263 for this event.

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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Agreement State Event Number: 54555
Rep Org: COLORADO DEPT OF HEALTH
Licensee: CINEMARK - #346 - GREELEY
Region: 4
City: GREELEY   State: CO
County:
License #: GL001289
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: KATHRYN MOTE
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 03/02/2020
Notification Time: 16:28 [ET]
Event Date: 06/08/2019
Event Time: 00:00 [MST]
Last Update Date: 03/02/2020
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
RICK DEESE (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)
ILTAB (EMAIL)
This material event contains a "Less than Cat 3" level of radioactive material.

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - 90 LOST TRITIUM EXIT SIGNS

The following information was received via E-mail:

"The Cinemark - Number 346 - Greeley Manager reported 90 lost tritium exit signs when conducting the annual reconciliation."

According to the Colorado General License Coordinator, the licensee says that the signs were not installed during construction and believes that the signs were never delivered.

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: 54557
Rep Org: OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL
Licensee: OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL
Region: 4
City: MORGAN CITY   State: LA
County:
License #: LA-7396-LO1
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: TOMMY JACOBS
HQ OPS Officer: OSSY FONT
Notification Date: 03/02/2020
Notification Time: 22:31 [ET]
Event Date: 03/02/2020
Event Time: 17:50 [CST]
Last Update Date: 03/02/2020
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(i) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X
Person (Organization):
RICK DEESE (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)
ILTAB (EMAIL)
This material event contains a "Category 3" level of radioactive material.

Event Text

RADIOGRAPHY CAMERA LOST OVERBOARD

The licensee reported that a SPEC 150 Model G-60 (s/n: 1507) camera was lost when it fell overboard in the WD73-A area of the Gulf of Mexico. The device contained an 18 Ci iridium-192 source (s/n: 2604). The licensee stated that they will not attempt to retrieve the device. They will also notify the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.

THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "CATEGORY 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Category 3 sources, if not safely managed or securely protected, could cause permanent injury to a person who handled them, or were otherwise in contact with them, for some hours. It could possibly - although it is unlikely - be fatal to be close to this amount of unshielded radioactive material for a period of days to weeks. These sources are typically used in practices such as fixed industrial gauges involving high activity sources (for example: level gauges, dredger gauges, conveyor gauges and spinning pipe gauges) and well logging. For additional information go to http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1227_web.pdf

Note: This device is assigned an IAEA Category 3 value based on the actual radioactivity of the source, not on the device type. (Reference IAEA RG-G-1.9)

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Agreement State Event Number: 54558
Rep Org: FLORIDA BUREAU OF RADIATION CONTROL
Licensee: ACUREN INSPECTION INC.
Region: 1
City: BARTOW   State: FL
County:
License #: 4678-1
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: DAVID PIESKI
HQ OPS Officer: ANDREW WAUGH
Notification Date: 03/03/2020
Notification Time: 11:46 [ET]
Event Date: 03/02/2020
Event Time: 16:30 [EST]
Last Update Date: 03/03/2020
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
DON JACKSON (R1DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - SOURCE FAILED TO RETRACT

The following information was received from the Florida Bureau of Radiation Control (the Bureau) via email:

"On 3/2/2020 at 1850 EST, [the licensee's Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)] called to report that a radiography source uncoupled from its drive cable, but remained in its sleeve during an x-ray of a processing tank. The time of the incident was approximately 1630 EST. On site materials were used to shield and secure the source which was subsequently locked in the licensee's storage facility. No abnormal or excessive doses were reported. [The licensee] will provide a written report to the Bureau within 10 business days."

The gauge is a QSA Global model 880 Delta (S/N: D4132) with a 76 Ci Ir-192 source (S/N: 94135G).

Florida Incident Number: FL20-025


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