Saturday, November 27, 2010

A World of Stupid

FedEx officials called off a search for an errant shipment of low-level radioactive material after finding the unmarked package in their Knoxville station Friday.....

It was one of three boxes containing rods of GE 68 or Germanium-68, a radioactive isotope that is used in quality-control calibrations of CT scans................

"It was in our custody all this time," said FedEx spokeswoman Sandra Munoz.
"As long as no one tries to open the cylinder, there's no exposure," Munoz said. "The exposure from this rod, you'd have to be in close contact with it for 1,000 hours to get a skin blister."

Boy, there’s a world of stupid in that wacky statement, according to wormme