[ RadSafe ] [Nuclear News] Duke submits application for S.C.nuclear station

Brennan, Mike (DOH) Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Fri Dec 14 17:56:02 CST 2007

>From below:

"Two people were treated with possible radiation poisoning, but have 
not been taken to hospital."

What possible "treatment" could they have been given?

Radiation scare at Auckland Airport

Dec 14 - Air New Zealand's cargo building at Auckland Airport was 
evacuated on Friday morning after a radiation contamination scare. 
The threat came after a box marked radio active was damaged, but it 
turns out it hasn't leaked. 
Two people were treated with possible radiation poisoning, but have 
not been taken to hospital. 
The incident sparked a major alert at the airport, and a cordon was 
put up around the area. 

Fire service shift manager Jaron Phillips says the call came just 
before 7am.

Crews donned splash suits to enter the building.

Firefighters are praising Air New Zealand cargo handlers who they say 
did everything right.

It has been revealed the package contained machinery used to bore 

Sander C. Perle
Global Dosimetry Solutions, Inc.
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