Update: Bruce A Unit 1 Alpha Contamination (March 2010)
March 11, 2010
- Bruce Power has released the latest results of its dose monitoring of workers (PDF) affected by the alpha contamination event that took place in November 2009.
- None of the individuals tested to date have exceeded CNSC’s annual or five-year regulatory dose limits.
- The CNSC has worked with Bruce Power who has identified an additional lab to help expedite sample analysis. This is expected to double the rate of bioassay testing within a few weeks.
- The CNSC continues to monitor the situation and Bruce Power’s remedial activities. There is no risk to the public or the environment.