South America

Legenda & explanation
date INES title location
27-08-20153Radiographer OverexposureRio Turbio, Santa Cruz, Argentina
08-10-20141THEFT OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCESTalara, Piura, Geowell S.A.I.C., Peru
17-06-20121Theft of portable radioactive gaugeUchucchacua, Oyón, Region Lima / BISA Construction, Peru
14-02-20143Exposure to workersVentanilla, Callao / SPI GAMMA, Peru
20-05-20132Overexposure of radiographersProject EPC-30, Plant of Malvinas, Cusco, Peru
12-01-20123Accident in industrial radiographyChilca, Lima, Peru
24-07-20091Detachment, spreading and recovery of industrial radiography sourceLima, Peru
21-07-20083Potential Overexposure During Co-60 Source ExchangeHospital, Brazil
15-12-20070TURBINE TRIP AND MANUAL SCRAM DURING NORMALIZATION OF A HEAT EXCHANGER OF THE MAIN OUTPUT TRANSFORMERATUCHA-1, Argentina
16-03-20070Steam Generator tube leakage at Atucha N.P.PATUCHA-1, Argentina
07-12-20061Incidental Exposure during maintenance tasksnon nuclear, Argentina
16-02-20070Steam Generator tube leakage at Embalse NPPEMBALSE, Argentina
17-12-20060Shutdown due to Tritium increase in reactor roomATUCHA-1, Argentina
15-12-2006[N/A]Manual Shutdown at Embalse N.P.PEMBALSE, Argentina
01-09-20052Worker overexposure during maintenanceATUCHA-1, Argentina
27-09-20042RADIOACTIVE ORPHANED SOURCES OF CS-137non nuclear, Argentina
01-07-20031Radiological incident occurred in the fuel element auxiliary pool, involving Co-60 withdrawn from an adjuster unitEMBALSE, Argentina
11-09-20002Finding of abandoned radioactive source in the streetPERU radiation source, Peru
31-01-20001Loss of power of a 220 VAC safety bus barEMBALSE, Argentina
20-02-19993Radiological accident in industrial gammagraphy with Ir-192PERU radiation source, Peru
30-06-19960Slight contamination of potable water due to damage in an auxiliary heat exchanger of the main condenser circuitEMBALSE, Argentina
08-01-19960SUDDEN OPENING OF SAFETY STEAM VALVES DURING A ROUTINE TEST OF THE ECCS CONTROL LOGIC, WITHOUT ANY SAFETY-RELATED CONSEQUENCESEMBALSE, Argentina
18-12-19952PRESSURE TUBE FAILURE AND SMALL LOCA IN EMBALSE NPP AFTER GARTER SPRING INSPECTION AND RELOCATIONEMBALSE, Argentina
05-03-19931COOLANT RADIOACTIVITY EXCEEDING OPERATING LIMITS DUE TO FUEL ROD FAILUREANGRA-1, Brazil
07-02-19922TEMPORARY COMPLETE LOSS OF RESIDUAL HEAT REMOVALANGRA-1, Brazil
05-07-1991[N/A]FIRE IN GAS STORAGEANGRA-1, Brazil
19-03-19911LEAKAGE IN THE GASEOUS WASTE PROCESSING SYSTEM (GWPS)ANGRA-1, Brazil
14-01-19910LEAKOFF IN MOTOR BEARING HEAT EXCHANGER OF SERVICE WATER PUMPANGRA-1, Brazil
09-04-20031THEFT OF NUCLEAR GAUGELima, Peru
21-01-20021THEFT OF NUCLEAR GAUGE WITH CS-137 AND AM-BE SOURCESLima, Peru