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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Fukushima Daiichi After the Tsunami: A First Hand Review

Ramzi Jammal
Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Officer, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Fri., March 14, 2014
1:30 PM @ Stirling Hall, Theatre A

Abstract:

The presentation will describe the events at Fukushima Daiichi and other Facilities that were impacted by the Tsunami. It will also discuss the fact that no health impacts to the citizens of Japan based from radiological exposures based on UNSCEAR data and no risk to Canadian public nor environment from the accident, I will also dispel the myth of the findings relating to the accident from multiple reports, clarify the role of regulated dose limits vs. health limits and discuss the role of health care professionals during the evacuation. The presentation will share with the audience the CNSC coop student experience in Japan and my personal visit to the site shortly after the accident ( first hand experience).