Japan Cuts Radiation Exposure Limit to 100 mSv for Fukushima Plant Workers

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Japan’s government lowered the maximum allowable exposure for workers at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s crippled atomic station after radiation levels fell.

The limit for new workers at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant was lowered to 100 millisieverts from 250 millisieverts, according to an ordinance by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare that went into force today.

Staff assigned to some tasks and those who have already worked at the site are exempt from the revised limit.

Source: www.businessweek.com, via Google News search for Radiation
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