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Radiation leak in Ibaraki classified as an accident of the first level
As announced on Monday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of Japan, it is temporarily classified the recent leak of radiation in a research lab as a failure of the first level. On the international scale of nuclear accidents and radiological events classified levels from 0 to 7.
Leak occurred on Thursday in the laboratory of Japan Atomic Energy Agency in Ibaraki prefecture north of Tokyo. At least 30 people were exposed to radiation.
The Commission reported that the radiation leak will not affect the country's population.
However, as reported by the Commission, exhaust fans that radioactive releases into the environment, controlled laboratory workers. This happened after the inside of the laboratory confirmed the presence of radiation.
The Commission concluded that the laboratory no adequate system of radioactive substances.