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Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Fukushima worker “I haven’t heard Operation Desk that Tepco says fell into SFP 3″

Photo : Reactor 3 pool taken by underwater camera on 8/30/2014   Following up this article.. 400 kg of debris dropped onto 2 fuel assemblies in Reactor 3 pool /

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Public employment security office recruits temporary Fukushima worker for frozen wall / 755,700 JPY per month

Temporary Fukushima workers for frozen water wall are recruited on the internet by Yokohama south Employment Security Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The employer is Takako construction Co.,

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

No work is on-going in Fukushima reactor buildings for “summer vacation”

Photo : Reactor 1 and 2 on 4/10/2011   Currently no decommissioning work is on-going in the crippled reactor buildings of Fukushima plant.   A Fukushima worker Happy11311 posted on

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Fukushima plant worker job offer / “Remove and assort debris in Fukushima plant, No insurance supported”

There are lot of job offers to work in crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on the internet. Fukushima Diary found one of those job offers supporting no insurance. None of the

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Highly exposed Fukushima workers significantly increased from April to May

From Tepco’s report published on 6/30/2014, the highly exposed workers in Fukushima increased by 1.8 times this May. It was the report on Fukushima workers’ exposure dose. According to Tepco,

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Plant hazard

2,200,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β was measured seaside trench of Reactor2 last year/ Tepco underrated 1/3× for a year

Last July, Fukushima Diary posted..   On 7/27/2013, Tepco announced they measured 2,350,000,000,000 Bq/m3 from retained water of seaside trench of reactor2. It’s water intake power cable trench from reactor2.

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Fukushima worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils

On 6/9/2014, Tepco announced they found a sub-contract worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils.   He was involved in measurement of the pipes. At 11:55

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Plant hazard

Fukushima worker “Frozen wall was originally designed to stand with clay wall but they removed to cut the cost.”

A Fukushima worker commented on Twitter that the frozen water underground wall was poorly re-designed in order to cut the cost. (cf, [Video] Tepco’s building frozen water underground wall [URL])

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[Objective supervising] Fukushima worker “Ministry of Environment is accepting a lof of the former Tepco employees”

The Fukushima worker Happy11311 commented on Twitter that a lot of employees quit Tepco and they get the job in Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of the Environment is one

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[Neurological effect?] Injury accidents increased from 2012 in Fukushima plant/ “Falling down, heatstroke” nearly 50%

  There were 59 injury accidents of Fukushima workers in 2011. It decreased to 25 in 2012, however it increased to 32 again in 2013 for some reason. About half