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Ex-Fukushima worker’s leukemia certified as industrial accident

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The health ministry certified a man with leukemia on Tuesday as having suffered an indus
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Health ministry proposes more than doubling radiation exposure limit

A committee of experts at the health ministry compleated a report  on April 17th which recommends raising the
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Two died by accidents at Fukushima nuclear plants

Two workers died in separate accidents at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the nearby Daini compl
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Number of workers injured at Fukushima No.1 is far exceeding than 2013

The number of workers injured at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant this fiscal year, which ends March 31, far
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Gov’t released interviews of 127 officials at Fukushima disaster

The central government released dozens more closed-door accounts by people closely connected to the Fukushima
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More than 100 specialists will be sent to Fukushima to accelerate dicommissioning work

  Japan Atomic Power Co. is working on plans to send a team of more than 100 specialists, backed up by ro
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Anti-terrorism system requires identity checkup for entering nuclear plant

A preliminary anti-terrorism plan to create a system that requires identity checks for people accessing nuclea
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{Reuters} Nuclear workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid

Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, workers
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4 workers involved in decommissioning process sue for skimming off their danger allowance

Four workers involved in the decommissioning process at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant plan
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NRA consider raising the maximum radiation exposure limit for emergencies

Nuclear Regulation Authority said they will consider raising the maximum radiation exposure limit for nuclear
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Workers leaving from TEPCO to better jobs

Stigma, pay cuts and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left TEPCO. Now
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Building a town for decommissioning as a part of reconstruction plans

The government’s reconstruction plans for Fukushima Prefecture include creating a town for 5,000 people tasked
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Gov’t release the interview reports from 772 workers at Fukushima No.1 plant in 2011

The government will release the transcripts of interviews with 772 people about the 2011 Fukushima meltdown cr
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Subcontractor warned for illeagally forcing employees to work at Fukushima No.1 over 10 hours a day

A subcontractor of a Tokyo general contractor has been warned by authorities for illegally forcing employees t
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Human errors caused wrong transferring of contaminated water

TEPCO reported to Nuclear Reguratory Agency that human errors likely caused a recent incident in which highly
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First death of a worker at Fukushima No.1 plant by accident

One worker at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear plant died on March 28th in an accident in which he was buried under
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142 workers at Fukushima Daiichi was exposed to radiation more than the report by TEPCO

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on March 25th, the internal radiation exposure of 142 work
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[Three years after 3.11] Radiation exposure among the plant workers still remain high

About half of the workers at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in the three years have been exposed to more than 5 mil
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A worker internally exposed to radiation at Fukushima No.1

A worker at Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant has been confirmed to have suffered internal exposure to radia
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Former TEPCO employee collecting donation to improve working condition of plant workers

As a former employee of TEPCO., Akihiro Yoshikawa says he knows about the miserable conditions, declining mora
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Temporary workers’ union seeking redress for TEPCO refusing discussion on exploitative treatment

A temporary workers’ union is seeking redress from the Tokyo Labor Relations Commission, saying Tokyo El
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A worker accidentally dropped camera at inside of spent fuel pool

A Worker at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Nov 28th accidentally dropped an underwater camera in
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Interview to the famous plant worker on Twitter by Asahi Newspaper

Asahi Newspaper interviewed a worker in Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant who is famous on Twitter as his
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Report from Asahi news: motivation of workers declining at Fukushima Daiichi

According to Asahi newspaper, a series of recent accidents at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant may be s
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UN report: radiation dose of Fukushima daiichi workers estimated 20% lower

According to a recently released report by a U.N. panel, Japanese government may have underestimated by 20 per
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Nearly 2000 workers at high risk of thyroid cancer, 10 times more than privious annoucement by TEPCO

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said on July 19th that 1,973 workers at Fukushima No.w nuclear plant have estimated t
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