NHK: Concerns rising at Fukushima plant — 16,000 workers have quit, ‘severe working conditions’ blamed (VIDEO)

Published: November 5th, 2012 at 11:38 pm ET
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Title: TEPCO over-reports number of Fukushima workers
Source: NHK
Date: Nov. 5, 2012

“Concerns are rising over whether Tepco has secured enough workers to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant”

[...] NHK found through an interview with TEPCO officials that only 8,000 workers are registered for the job, as of last month.

Earlier, the utility said there would be no manpower shortage as it had secured about 24,000 workers.

But this figure represents the total number of people who have worked at the crippled plant since the accident on March 11 last year.

16,000 workers have already quit the job. Many of them left due to severe working conditions. [...]

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Published: November 5th, 2012 at 11:38 pm ET
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