On Sunday morning 11.4. at around nine o’clock a member of University Staff was injured due to an explosion caused by over pressure in part of a gas handling system used in research equipment. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation, but according occurred in association with execution of a routine maintenance operation. The explosion was concentrated in a small area and damage to material was confined to the gas handling system in question. The situation was over immediately following the explosion and no other persons were in danger at any point. The person in question is receiving treatment in hospital. There was no radiation risk in the accident.
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