United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for March 3, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         MARCH 03, 1999

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE            NO INPUT
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED      RECEIVED

HEADQUARTERS        X
REGION I                               X
REGION II                              X
REGION III                             X
REGION IV                              X
PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS MARCH  3, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0021

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Information Notice 99-04, "UNPLANNED RADIATION EXPOSURES TO RADIOGRAPHERS
RESULTING FROM FAILURES TO FOLLOW PROPER RADIATION SAFETY PROCEDURES,"
was issued on March 1, 1999.

This notice was issued to all radiography licensees to alert them to
several recent incidents that resulted in unplanned radiation exposures,
all of which involved failures to follow proper radiation safety
procedures.  Addressees are reminded of the potential for serious
injuries and the need for proper safety practices to prevent unplanned
radiation exposures.

Contact:  J. Bruce Carrico, NMSS
          301-415-7826
          E-mail: jbc@nrc.gov

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