INES directory

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Event date Location Incident INES level
2001-07-19 BARSEBECK-2 Underdimensioned rupture disc installed in the FILTRA-system 1
2001-07-10 NUCLEAR RESEARCH INST., REZ Contamination of workers during dismantling of alpha dry glove boxes 2
2001-07-03 Jewometaal, Rotterdam-Botlek Unshielded strontium-90 source found at scrapyard 2
2001-06-30 S.C. Forever/ Calan Unauthorized dismantling of a furnace containing Co-60 radioactive sources 1
2001-06-22 PAKS-2 Fire in the A110/2 cable corridor
2001-06-20 RINGHALS-2 Incorrect calculation of an algorithm in overload protection devices for local power distribution at Ringhals 2 NPP. 1
2001-05-15 TIHANGE-1 Fan belt catching fire in the auxiliary building without consequences
2001-04-11 ROVNO-2 Shut down of Rovno NPP unit 2 because of fall of a crane's boom 1
2001-04-04 DUNGENESS-B1 UNIT A Discovery of an Interlock Defeat applied to the Fuelling Machine d/P/dT Protection system without application 1
2001-04-02 DAMPIERRE-4 Wrong positioning of fuel assemblies in the reactor vessel during refuelling operations 2
2001-03-21 ENRICO FERMI-2 EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR BEARING FAILURE & FIRE
2001-03-12
BELLEVILLE-1
CATTENOM
GOLFECH
NOGENT
PENLY
Risk of recirculation system valves becoming jammed in 5 NPPs 2
2000-12-28 HELLENIC STEEL PRODUCTION CO. Radioactive source found in scrap recycling facility in Greece 1
2000-12-04 SAPHYMO Loss of a radioactive package between Orange (84-France) and Thrion-Gardals (28-France) 1
2000-11-28 NARORA-1 Forced shutdown of Narora Unit-1 due to unavailability of make up water
2000-11-28 CIS BIO INTERNATIONAL Loss of a radioactive package between Roissy (France) and Athens (Greece) airports 1
2000-11-24 TRICASTIN-3 Successive events in operation during reactor restart 2
2000-11-13 CIS BIO INTERNATIONAL Loss of a radioactive Type-A package containing 30,8 GBq of Thallium 201 between Paris-Roissy (France) and Budapest (Hungary) airports 1
2000-10-16 EUREX Flooding event at the EUREX facility 1
2000-10-06 DUKOVANY-1 Fire at Dukovany NPP [N/A]
2000-09-29 SICN COMPANY Loss of a radioactive package containing a small amount of depleted uranium 1
2000-09-19 Jewometaal, Rotterdam-Botlek Unshielded Cs-137 source found in metal scrap 1
2000-09-11 PERU radiation source Finding of abandoned radioactive source in the street 2
2000-09-09 BELOYARSKY-3(BN-600) Beloyarsk NPP Unit 3 scram due to events in the operation of the Urals power system
2000-08-27 KOZLODUY-3 Increase in the gamma background in front of the reactor building of unit 3 1
2000-08-17 LOVIISA-1 Water leakages at Loviisa-1 NPP unit from the fuel loading pool on 17 and 18 August 2000 during the annual maintenance outage 1
2000-06-27 DAMPIERRE-1 Error in operating rules leading to safety injection system unavailability 2
2000-06-26 MEET HALFA Lost source causing a radiological accident at Meet Halfa, Egypt 4
2000-06-20 HYDERABAD MNJ Missing sealed source CS-137 of 73 mCi 2
2000-06-15 BOHUNICE-4 Unplanned exposure of workers 1
2000-06-07 CIS BIO INTERNATIONAL Loss of an Iodine-131 package between France and Spain during air shipment 1
2000-06-01 Channahon Radiation Injury to Radiographer 3
2000-05-03 CIS BIO INTERNATIONAL Loss of an iodine-125 source 1
2000-04-15 NARORA-2 Moderator water leak in moderator room 1
2000-03-02 TANDEM CONSULTANTS Loss of a Promethium source (18.5 GBq) 1
2000-02-15 INDIAN POINT-2 Steam generator tube leak
2000-01-31 EMBALSE Loss of power of a 220 VAC safety bus bar 1
2000-01-26 KAKRAPAR-1 Earthquake in the Indian State of Gujarat
1999-12-28 BLAYAIS-1 Partial loss of safeguards systems as a result of external flooding 2
1999-11-27 WATERFORD-3 Loss of reactor coolant system inventory 2
1999-11-19 DUNGENESS-B2 UNIT B Discovery of a crack in boiler superheater penetration 2
1999-10-18 BNFL, Sellafield Incorrectly packaged radioactive sources 2
1999-09-30 JCO COMPANY, TOKAI Workers exposed to radiation at conversion test building of JCO Co., Ltd., Tokai Works 4
1999-09-29 H.B. ROBINSON-2 Tornado sighting within protected area [N/A]
1999-09-10 SOUTH AFRICAN AE CORP. Loss of 185 MBq of I-131 in type A packaging 1
1999-09-02 IRMM, Geel Inadvertent plutonium shipment from Belgium to United Kingdom 2
1999-08-31 INDIAN POINT-2 Reactor trip wth complications 2
1999-07-23 CAPE BRETON (DEVCO) Exposure to radiation from a fixed gauge in New Waterford Nova Scotia 2
1999-07-17 CHERNOBYL-3 Workers exposure exceeding a statutory annual dose limit 2
1999-07-12 TSURUGA-2 Manual shutdown of Tsuruga Power Station Unit 2 1