Two workers in fatal accidents at Fukushima nuclear plant

Japan Nuclear

Two workers died in separate incidents at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
 
A worker fell into a 10-meter-high (32-foot-high) water tank near Unit 1 during inspections Tuesday. Later, another worker was killed when equipment fell on him near Unit 2, according to The Japan Times. Neither worker was identified, but the first worker was confirmed to have been an employee of construction company Hazama Ando Corp., the article said.
 
As cleanup efforts at the plant ramp up, the number of accidents has almost doubled this fiscal year to 55, the article said. Many of the workers are reportedly contracted through construction companies.
 
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