|AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE GUIDE TUBE DAMAGED
The following was received from the State of Texas via email:
"On March 17, 2020, the Texas of Department of State Health (Agency) was notified that on March 16, 2020, one of the licensee's radiography crews was performing work at a temporary job site near Van Horn, Texas, when a piece of pipe fell onto the guide tube and they were unable to retract the source. A person authorized for source retrieval was dispatched and was able to retrieve the source and secure it inside the exposure device. The source retriever's pocket dosimeter had a reading of 155 millirem at the conclusion of the retrieval. The licensee will send the retriever's and the crew's dosimetry badges for processing. There were no other exposures as a result of this event. An investigation into this event is ongoing. More information will be provided as it is obtained in accordance with SA-300.
"Device Info: QSA Delta 880, SN: D5797, Source Info: 59.4 curies, Iridium-192, SN: 93949G"
Texas Incident Number: 9752