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Worker infection halts anti-terror project at Genkai nuclear plant

Worker infection halts anti-terror project at Genkai nuclear plant, Asahi Shimbun, By YASUYUKI ONAYA/ Staff Writer, April 16, 2020 Kyushu Electric Power Co. suspended work to build an anti-terrorism facility at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture after a worker there tested positive for the novel coronavirus on April 14.The infected construction worker was involved in the project, which is required under stricter safety standards for nuclear power plant operations, the company said April 15.

All civil engineering work at the nuclear plant was halted on the night of April 14, and the company said it does not know when it can restart the project……. http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/13302790

May 16, 2020 - Posted by | health, safety

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