Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Marking-Contaminated-Area-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX6LIO.htmlConceptually similarMarking Contaminated Area in MayapuriGP022BGCompleted★★★★Marking Contaminated Area in MayapuriGP022BHCompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022B9Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025ENCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EKCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EMCompleted★★★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EOCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EQCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025ERCompleted★★★★View AllGP022BFMarking Contaminated Area in MayapuriPushpinder Singh marks off a contaminated area in Mayapuri. He is part of a team of Greenpeace radiation experts surveying the Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer.Locations:Asia-India-Mayapuri-New DelhiDate:14 May, 2010Credit:© Greenpeace / Sudhanshu MalhotraMaximum size:2500px X 1667pxKeywords:Biohazard symbol-Danger-Day-Gloves-KWCI (GPI)-Masks (protective)-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-One person-Outdoors-Radiation-Radiation measurement-StreetsShoot:Radiation Survey in Mayapuri Scrap MarketGreenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. They join a team of Greenpeace activists marking off the contaminated area. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source (a radioactive isotope of cobalt) killed one person and injured six persons in this western Delhi metal scrap market. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer. The International Atomic Energy Agency has termed it as a Level 4 accident.