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Localized Irradiation from an Industrial Radiography Source in San Ramon, Peru

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................269 Medical Care during the First 30 Days.........................................................................................270 Dose Estimates...............................................................................................................................270 Later Medical Care ........................................................................................................................273 Summary ........................................................................................................................................273

The accident took place on February 20, 1999 at the Yanango hydroelectric power plant, which is located in the jungle of the San Ramon district, Junin Department approximately 300 km east of Lima. At approximately 3