Japan: Three Workers Exposed to Radiation, Two Hospitalized
Three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant employees were exposed, on Thursday at a high level of radiation, and two of them came to hospital with possible burns radioactive feet.
The three men, aged between 20 and 30 years were exposed to radiation between 173 and 180 while milisiverti underground cable to mount a turbine reactor No. 3.
The maximum that was allowed to plant workers’ exposure to crisis milisiverti was 100, but after the disaster produced on March 11 she was raised up to 250 milisiverti, the highest level allowed in Japan until now.
The two men arrived at the hospital will be transferred Friday morning at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Chiba, where they will stay for four days, authorities announced.
After the incident, all workers on the ground floor and 1st floor of the building were evacuated.
In this case, the number of employees exposed to radiation TEPCO over 100 milisiverti has reached 17, the operator said, adding that none of the cases but has not exceeded the limit of 250 milisiverti.