Human Exposures Fukushima

We have a wide variety of data on human exposures due to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. That data will be compiled here over time.


Dose reconstruction estimates for Minamisoma residents and children:
We reconstructed the original exposure doses for two children from Minamisoma, north of Fukushima Daiichi.

An ongoing scandal related to government radiation screening of children in 2012
A review of multiple sources of the early attempts to both screen and cover up the radiation exposure of children in northeastern Japan.

Hirosaki University radiation screening of people from the Namie area of Fukushima prefecture

Individual Radiation Exposure Dose Due to Support Activities at Safe Shelters in Fukushima Prefecture

HiCare screening of evacuees:
*HiCare did not find anyone with an exposure over 100,000 CPM that would have required whole-body decontamination. This does not mean there were no evacuees that may have needed this, just that HiCare’s participation did not find this. People were scanned at fallback distances from the evacuation zone during those first weeks of the disaster.

UN Human Rights Report On Fukushima Finds Considerable Problems

Complied test results of early radiation exposure screening of residents in Japan

Fukushima Daiichi: 167 Workers Have Hit Their Radiation Exposure Maximum

Okuma Radiation Levels 503.1 mSv Annual Exposure

2014 Fukushima Daiichi Workers Exposure Report

Radioactive “Glass” Found In Lungs Of Fukushima Workers


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