NRC: International Isotopes vows action after worker exposed to excess radiation

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on Thursday that it has issued a Confirmatory Action Letter on International Isotopes and its agreed-upon actions prior to resuming its operations. The letter documents actions that the company plans to take following an accident at the company's facility in Idaho Falls, Idaho, that led to an employee being exposed to radioactive material in an attempt to move a source of Cobalt-60 into another shielded container. Read More »