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Causes, consequences and lessons from the Fukushima accident

Lecture

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The earthquake/tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear power station caused a major nuclear accident. The talk covers subsequent events, consequences for people working and living in the area, the lessons learnt and changes being made at UK nuclear sites.

Date and Time

27 February 2013 - 10:30-12:00

Location

Portsmouth, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Solent local network.


About this event

On 11th March 2011 Japan suffered the worst earthquake in its recorded history.  This was followed soon after by a devastating tsunami, which inundated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station and led to a major nuclear accident.  This presentation will set out the sequence of events following the earthquake, the consequences for people working at the site and living in the area, the lessons the UK is learning from this accident, and the changes that are being made at UK nuclear sites as a result.

Speaker

Dr Andy Hall, Deputy Chief Inspector, Office for Nuclear Regulation

Programme

10:00 - Refreshments
10:30 - Lecture starts

Additional information

Contact: Solent Network Retired Members Section Secretary

Registration information

Pre-registration is not required.

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