Safety limit of swimming class is 1μSv/h in Sukagawa city Fukushima




Following up this article..Fukushima school will have swimming class outside

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology set the safety limit of swimming class.
“Less than 1μSv/h at poolside”

Though the board of education decided to allow students to cancel swimming class, 7 of 27 schools in Sukagawa city Fukushima measured higher than 1μSv/h at poolside. The highest reading was 2.65 μSv/h. The city government is going to decontaminate it, but some of the parents don’t trust the effectiveness of decontamination.

In Sukagawa city, about half of 17 elementary schools (6 ~12 y.o.)and 8 of 10 junior high schools (13~15 y.o.) are going to have swimming class this summer.

On the other hand, on 6/2/2012 Fukushima prefectural high school swimming association held a swimming competition in Iwaki city. Iwaki city is only 43km from Fukushima plants, where Sukagawa city is 60km.
However, 130 students from 9 schools attended at the competition.
A female student of the second degree comments, she was happy to attend the competition, it was restricted to practice and hold a competition last year.
The dose at the poolside is not announced. Protective clothing for swimmers is not invented yet.

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