Stories tagged: Atomic Man
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Hanford workers demolish famous nuclear accident site
Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished demolishing the site of a famous nuclear accident during the Cold War that exposed a man to the highest …
Thu., July 3, 2014
‘Atomic Man’ room set for cleanup
Workers are preparing to enter one of the more dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician, later nicknamed the …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2011, 11:48 a.m.
Atomic Man still has lessons to teach after 35 years
Thirty-five years after Hanford’s “Atomic Man” was sprayed with americium in the nuclear reservation’s worst radioactive accident, the case still has lessons for workers at the Department of Energy’s nuclear …