Another decontamination worker died in Fukushima


Around 18:00 of 2/28/2013, a decontamination worker (54) died in Kawauchi mura Fukushima.
The reason is not reported.
At 16:15, the decontamination worker from Iwaki city suddenly fell down when he was clearing branches. His coworker called ambulance, he was hospitalized in Onomachi but they confirmed his death 2 hours later.
According to Ministry of the Environment, this is the first case where a worker died in the decontamination sponsored directly by the government.




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A Fukushima, un autre ouvrier de la décontamination est mort


Le 28 février 2013 vers 18:00, un ouvrier de la décontamination (54 ans) est mort à Kawauchi mura de Fukushima.
La raison n’en est pas donnée.
A 16:15, ce travailleur de la décontamination de la ville d’Iwaki est brusquement tombé alors qu’il taillait des branches. Son collègue a appelé une ambulance, il a été hospitalisé à Onomachi mais ils ont confirmé sa mort deux heures plus tard.
Selon le ministère de l’Environnement, c’est le premier cas où un travailleur meurt au cours d’une décontamination financée par le gouvernement.

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Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.