By Y-12 National Security Complex
Radiation control technician Freida Williford and two coworkers had been working in the Y-12 Protected Area and were headed to lunch one day in a van. She remembers feeling strange—dizzy, with a severe headache.
No, she didn’t need to go to medical, she told her coworker; it would pass. That was the last memory she had before waking up in the hospital.
As she later learned, the time during her memory gap included lifesaving steps taken by Y‑12 employees and medical professionals that gave Williford a second chance at life.
What happened in between—lifesaving steps taken by Y‑12 employees and medical professionals—gave Williford a second chance at life. [Read more…]