[ RadSafe ] [Nuclear News] Duke submits application for S.C.nuclear station
sjd at swcp.com
Fri Dec 14 21:23:18 CST 2007
This "news article" (or whatever it purports to be) is very
One does not get treated "with" possible radiation poisoning, one
gets treated FOR possible radiation poisoning.
My guess is that some befuddled and hopped-up reporter meant to
say (or should have said) that two people were 'believed to have been
contaminated' but were not taken to the hospital.
That is only my guess. I could be wrong.
sjd at swcp.com
At 03:56 PM 12/14/07 -0800, Brennan, Mike (DOH) wrote:
> >>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
>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
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