INES Levels
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INES 4: Accident with local consequences

Impact on People and the Environment:
  • Minor release of radioactive material unlikely to result in implementation of planned countermeasures other than local food controls.
  • At least one death from radiation.
Impact on Radiological Barriers and Control:
  • Fuel melt or damage to fuel ¬≠ resulting in more than 0.1% release of core inventory.
  • Release of significant quantities of radioactive material within an installation with a high ¬≠probability of significant public exposure.
Legenda & explanation
date title location 
2011-06-14Overexposure of workers at irradiation facility - follow upBulgariaGamma Irradiation facility, town of Stamboliysky
2010-04-07Discovery of radioactive materials in scrap shops and acute exposure of scrap dealerIndiaOther
2006-03-11Overexposure of employee in irradiation facilityBelgiumSTERIGENICS - Fleurus
2000-06-26Lost source causing a radiological accident at Meet Halfa, EgyptEgyptMEET HALFA
1999-09-30Workers exposed to radiation at conversion test building of JCO Co., Ltd., Tokai WorksJapanJCO COMPANY, TOKAI