Fukushima Daiichi worker hospitalized after heart stops (cardiopulmonary arrest) — Tepco: No radioactive materials found attached to body

Published: January 9th, 2012 at 9:22 am ET
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TEPCO Press Release, Jan. 9, 2012:

At 2:22 pm today, at the Spent Sludge Storage Facility(*) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (1F), a partner company’s worker who had been engaged in concrete placement work reported his physical disorder. He was carried to the emergency medical room of 1F’s Unit 5/6 and received medical treatment. Because he was in cardiopulmonary arrest, he was carried from 1F to Iwaki Kyouritsu Hospital at 3:25 pm.

For reference, no radioactive materials were found to be attached to the worker’s body.

* Spent Sludge Storage Facility
The facility to store radioactive waste (spent sludge), which is produced during the process of accumulated water treatment, on a temporary basis.

Published: January 9th, 2012 at 9:22 am ET
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