Office for Radiation Protection of Workers
Industrial Health Division
Occupational Safety and Health Department
Labour Standards Bureau
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
A Report Has Been Compiled on Methods etc. for Providing Health care and Exposure Dose Control During Emergency Works in Nuclear Facilities.
Here, the "Committee on the Long-term Healthcare of Workers, etc. at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant" (chaired by Koji Mori, Professor of University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan) established by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare compiled a report.
The experts in the committee have investigated healthcare, exposure dose control, and medical care systems concerning workers during emergency works to be provided to emergency workers in nuclear facilities including the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
In the report, the items that should be provided to workers were compiled regarding the following items:
In response to this report, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare will revise the Ordinance on Prevention of Ionizing Radiation Hazards (Ionizing Radiation Ordinance) and the ministerial guideline (see the note below), etc. by the autumn in 2015. It should be noted that public comments are due to be invited in advance of revision of the Ionizing Radiation Ordinance etc.
(Note) Guidelines on Maintaining and Improving Health of Emergency Workers at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (11 October 2011; Public Notice No. 5)
- Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
- Ministry of the Environment
└BOOKLET to Provide Basic Information
Regarding Health Effects of Radiation
- Reconstruction Agency
- Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
- Nuclear Regulation Authority