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INL Workers Okay After Last Year’s Radiation Exposure

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0  Updated at 2:24 pm, October 4th, 2012 By: News Idaho
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(IDAHO FALLS) – Nearly a year after 16 employees at the Idaho National Laboratory were exposed to radiation during an accident, federal officials foresee no observable health effects. According to a news release Wednesday, the INL has determined that the level of exposure to those involved was within the Department of Energy’s limits. The incident occurred last November while workers were preparing to ship radioactive materials to another DOE facility. All of the workers involved have since been cleared to continue radiological work