TEPCO says Fukushima plant worker exposed to small radiation dose
Japan Today -- Sep 10
A worker dismantling tanks at Japan's wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was found to have been exposed to a small amount of radiation during a routine safety check on Friday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said.

Radiation was detected in nasal cavities of the worker, an unidentified man in his 30s, a TEPCO spokesman said on Friday. The company estimated the amount of radiation at up to 0.010 millisieverts - less than a typical chest X-ray of 0.05 millisieverts - and said it did not pose an immediate health risk.

Reported radiation exposure incidents have been rare during work to clean up the plant, devastated by the March 11, 2011 magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 16,000 people confirmed dead, with more than 2,000 officially unaccounted for.

福島第一原発でタンクの解体作業をしていた30代の男性作業員が、放射性物質を体の中に取り込む内部被ばくしました。 内部被ばくしたのは、汚染水を保管していたタンクの解体作業をしていた30代の男性作業員です。
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