Fukushima Daiichi worker dies — Had been preparing cover for Unit No. 3

Published: March 1st, 2013 at 2:31 pm ET
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Title: Status of TEPCO’s Nuclear Power Stations after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake
Source: TEPCO : Press Release
Date: February 28, 2013

At around 9:20 AM on February 25, at the material storage of cooperative company in Hirono Town, Fukushima Prefecture, a cooperative company worker who was engaged in the preparation for cover installation on Unit 3 Reactor Building reported being sick. The worker was transported to the medical clinic in J-Village. As cardiopulmonary arrest was confirmed at the clinic, an ambulance was called at 9:35 AM. After cardiac massage was performed, the worker’s pulse was recovered at 9:54 AM. At 10:10 AM, the worker was transported to Iwaki Kyoritsu Hospital by ambulance. Later, we received an announcement from the main contractor that he was pronounced dead by a doctor at 11:32 PM on February 27.

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