Up to 180 people, working Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant without having dosimeter

Posted on March 31, 2011


April 1, 2011

Hukushima office 31 days of a lack of portable dosimeter to measure radiation dose received by workers in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, announced that work had 180 people without a dosimeter for many days. Has been working with one group internal rules again, the worker complained of anxiety, we decided to have everyone gathered from the primary dosimeter others.
According to the announcement, but it was a total dose 5,000 units before the earthquake, one of only 320 – out of the building collapse and the tsunami. Therefore, to change the bylaws to have a single person, we only have one group under certain conditions, the same dose received was considered by everyone.

The group was one, there is no change in dose by measuring the dose of pre-work area, the total dose received is less than 10 mSv in the work, all the same work if it satisfies the condition that only have been able to grasp the dose did not have workers.

Shortfall was expected to collect from the second nuclear power plant and other nuclear Fukushima, it is far behind that there appear to be working. Head office Yamanaka Kazuo Fukushima nuclear power technology group “The anxiety felt sorry for the workers,” he said.

Ministry of Health representative said: “If true, an important issue. At the scene of the accident, the tumor was ready to check whether health care workers, will investigate,” he said.

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