Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Baxter Healthcare Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Baxter International
Penalty: 
$44,400
Year: 
2004
Date: 
October 25, 2004
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

On October 25, 2004, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $44,400 was issued for two willful Severity Level II violations (assessed $28,800 for three occurrences of failure to adhere to emergency procedures and $9,600 for failure to perform an adequate survey) and a willful Severity Level III violation ($6,000 for failure to provide an individual radiation monitoring device) related to an event involving personnel entering an irradiator when the source was stuck in an unshielded position.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Puerto Rico
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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