Rospotrebnadzor reported about radiation levels in Nizhny Novgorod

Rospotrebnadzor experts have not detected increase of radiation background at the enterprise JSC “experimental design Bureau of machine building named after I. I. Afrikantov” (Afrikantov OKBM) in Nizhny Novgorod, where previously was hospitalized several employees with suspected exposure. This is stated in the message on the website of the regional service for supervision.

“Currently, the radiation background is normal, does not exceed standard values”, — informs Rospotrebnadzor.

At the same time, the Prosecutor of the region told TASS that the investigation in connection with the emergency situation in OCDM started the police Department on especially important sensitive sites in Nizhny Novgorod region.

On the eve of the source of “Interfax” reported that seven employees of the Nizhny Novgorod enterprises, included in “Atomenergomash”, was taken to Federal medical biophysical center named after A. I. Burnazyan, Moscow. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, they were hospitalized with suspected exposure.

The fact of the emergency situation also confirmed the Agency the press-Secretary of the company Natalia Popova. She noted that the company continued working normally.

Only one employee received more or less significant exposure in excess of the annual norm,” has told on air of TV company “Volga” head of Department authorised to resolve tasks in the field of civil defense and emergencies of the company Igor Lunev. He added that because of this, the employee will not be allowed for such work throughout the year.