Europe: United Kingdom

Legenda & explanation
date INES title location
31-03-2019INES 2Hand contamination and overexposure of workers at a nuclear medical facilityPET Scanning Facility, UK
31-12-2018INES 2External corrosion affecting multiple systems on a power reactorDUNGENESS B
24-09-2018INES 2Misdelivered Radioactive Transport PackagesExport packing company in vicinity of Heathrow
05-02-2017INES 2Over Exposure of an Operator From a Puncture Wound During Work in an Active GloveboxSellafield
08-01-2017INES 2Personal Contamination at Reprocessing PlantSellafield
15-08-2016INES 2Electronic Personal Dosimeter went into Alarm during X-ray Radiography OperationsSellafield
29-06-2009INES 2Introduction of potentially moderating material to fuel routeDUNGENESS-B1 UNIT A
23-01-2009INES 2Radioactive contamination spread from release of ventilation duct condensate at SellafieldSellafield Ltd, Cumbria
22-12-2005INES 0Activation of emergency plan support to Torness Power StationTORNESS UNIT A
20-04-2005INES 3Fractured Pipe in Thorp Reprocessing plantBNFL, Sellafield
11-07-2003INES 2Auto-trip of R21, following trip of Main Boiler Feed Pump, subsequent breach of Gas Circulator 22 Inlet Temp. limitDUNGENESS-B1 UNIT A
19-11-1999INES 2Discovery of a crack in boiler superheater penetrationDUNGENESS-B2 UNIT B
18-10-1999INES 2Incorrectly packaged radioactive sourcesBNFL, Sellafield
11-04-1999INES 2Spillage of radioactive materialsBNFL, Sellafield
27-12-1998INES 2Loss of off-site power supplies at Hunterston B Power StationHUNTERSTON-B1 UNIT A
21-04-1998INES 2Modification to main steam and main feed isolation valves leading to degradation of reactor protection systemsSIZEWELL-A UNIT B
07-05-1998INES 2Loss of ventilation in Dounreay fuel cycle areaDOUNREAY
09-06-1997INES 0Fire involving used extract ventilation filtersBNFL SPRINGFIELDS
02-02-1997INES 2Release of airborne activity into the workplace resulted in a building evacuationBNFL, Sellafield
03-02-1997INES 2Spillage of active liquorBNFL, Sellafield
01-01-1995INES 2Intake of radioactive material by workerPFR DOUNREAY
24-03-1995INES 2CONFIRMED DOSE ABOVE STATUTORY DOSE LIMIT PROBABLY DUE TO A WOUNDBNFL, Sellafield
01-05-1995INES 2ELEVATED URANIUM LUNG BURDENBNFL SPRINGFIELDS
04-07-1995INES 2SKIN EXPOSURE IN EXCESS OF DOSE LIMITBNFL, Sellafield
18-10-1993INES 0ACID SPILLAGE IN THORPBNFL, Sellafield
31-07-1993INES 2REFUELLING GRAB FAILURE AT WYLFAWYLFA UNIT A
29-06-1993INES 2INTAKE OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL BY OPERATORS AT DOUNREAYDOUNREAY
18-05-1993INES 2SEEPAGE FROM A WASTE DRUMBNFL, Sellafield
12-02-1993INES 2OVEREREXPOSURE OF A RADIOGRAPHY INSPECTOR AS A RESULT OF A WOUNDBNFL, Sellafield
12-02-1993INES 1PLUTONIUM RECOVERY PLANT, B204BNFL, Sellafield