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Sunday, 23 August 2015

August’s 3rd worker died in Fukushima plant after the work of retained contaminated water beside Reactor 1

On 8/22/2015, Tepco announced another Fukushima worker died in the plant.
This is not covered by the mass media for some reason.
At 13:10 of 8/21/2015, it was reported to the emergency headquarters that a subcontract worker lost the consciousness. The worker was transporting equipment related to the retained contaminated water beside Reactor 1 turbine building.
The worker was sent to Iwaki Kyouritsu Hospital by ambulance but confirmed to be dead at 15:47 of the day.
The age and gender are not reported.
In August, 3 workers are already dead in Fukushima plant.
(cf, Another Fukushima worker died after leaving the frozen wall area / Tepco “the cause of death is not identified” [URL 1])
(cf, One more Fukushima worker found dead with his head caught in the lid of a vacuum truck [URL 2])
Source: Fukushima Diary

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