Europe: France

Legenda & explanation
date INES title location
11-02-2020INES 2Internal contamination of a worker in a fuel pellets fabrication workshopMelox - Orano Cycle - Marcoule
08-10-2019INES 2Non-compliance with OL&C during operations to drain the reactor main primary systemGOLFECH-2
24-04-2019INES 2Overexposure of a workerEiffage Energie Systeme – Clevia Ouest
06-05-2019INES 2Emergency diesel generators - earthquake resistance riskCIVAUX-1
31-01-2019INES 2Overexposure of a worker (nuclear medicine department of a hospital, hands exposure)Angers Hospital
20-10-2017INES 2Overexposure of a radiologists (hands exposure)Hospital Delafontaine - Saint Denis (Paris region)
09-11-2017INES 2Insufficient seismic resistance of emergency diesel generatorsPALUEL-1
02-08-2017INES 2Risk of loss of heat sink in case of an earthquake - 20 reactors concernedBELLEVILLE-1
18-08-2017INES 2Insufficient seismic resistance of a part of the canal embankment along the Tricastin NPPTRICASTIN-1
20-06-2017INES 2Emergency diesel generators auxiliary systems not compliant with seismic requirements on the 1300 MW reactors (8 sites - 20 reactors)BELLEVILLE-1
14-04-2017INES 1Stolen gamma densitometerSouth of France / Valérian Company
30-06-2015INES 2Bordeaux University: discovery of radioactive sources and incidental exposure of personsBordeaux University
18-08-2015INES 2Irradiation of a worker during scheduled NNP outage at Le BlayaisBLAYAIS-4
02-03-2015INES 2Transport incident of a gamma ray projectorSt Pol-sur-Mer (59) and Courcelles-les-Lens (62)
02-08-2013INES 2Uncontrolled release of radioactive effluents into the public sewerage systemBordeaux university hospital
14-10-2014INES 2A practitioner’s regulatory annual exposure dose limit was exceededBordeaux University Hospital - Pellegrin Hospital
18-08-2014INES 2Interventional Radiology: exposure of a health professional in excess of the annual dose limitVal de Saône Polyclinic in Mâcon
11-06-2014INES 2Irradiation of a worker during an intervention using gamma ray projectorWorksite in Pau (Pyrénées Atlantiques département)
18-04-2014INES 2Exposure of a worker during radiographic inspectionsDCNS site
30-05-2013INES 2Interventional Radiology - Exceeding of the maximum regulatory annual effective doseSaint-Eloi Hospital (Montpellier)
23-08-2013INES 2Exposure of a worker in excess of statutory annual dose limitsLAMA (CEA Grenoble)
24-04-2013INES 2Accidental exposure of a worker exceeding annual regulatory limit to the skinBLAYAIS-4
13-06-2012INES 2Irradiation of a worker while handling an Iridium 192 sourceFos-sur-Mer
06-05-2013INES 2Exceeding of the maximum regulatory annual effective dose by a practitioner in interventional radiologyHospital "Institut Mutualiste Montsouris" (Paris)
19-11-2012INES 2loss of a package containing medical radioactive fluorine, during a transport operation in NimesNîmes University Hospital
26-09-2012INES 2ASN decided to uprate as level 2 on the INES scale an event related to non-compliance with the requirements applicable to labelling, storage and on-site transfer of wet fissile materialsAREVA-FBFC
05-04-2012INES 1Fire and abnormal primary circuit leak occured at Penly NPP n°2 reactorPENLY-2
21-12-2011INES 2Level 2 incident on INES scale concerning a pipe nonconformity in two Cattenom NPP fuel storage poolsCATTENOM-2 and 3
12-09-2011INES 1Explosion and fire at Centraco CENTRACO waste processing and conditioning plantCENTRACO (Codolet, France)
16-02-2011INES 2Level 2 incident on INES scale concerning back-up diesel generators at Tricastin nuclear power plantTRICASTIN-3