Hunterston ‘A’ operators Magnox are investigating an incident where an individual was ‘splashed with a small amount of water’ at a cooling pond area. During last month’s nuclear liaison meeting at the Laurieston Hotel, Ardrossan, the matter was reported. Magnox stated: “There was one minor radiological event in the period from August to October 2016. An individual was splashed with a small amount of pond water during the changeover of a hose in the Cartridge Cooling Pond. “The individual’s radiological personal protective equipment was removed and the individual was monitored and found to be free from personal contamination. An investigation is currently being conducted into the event.” The site continues to action a ‘Health Physics Improvement Plan’.
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