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“Tepco pair caught radiation overdose” via the Japan Times Online

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday one of its employees was exposed to radiation close to the legal yearly limit of 250 millisieverts at the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and another worker’s exposure was just under that threshold.

The two are the workers who were hospitalized for possible radiation burns to their feet March 24 after standing in water that contained radioactive materials 10,000 times the normal level while laying a cable underground at the plant, which was crippled by the March 11 mega-quake and tsunami.

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