Fukushima worker accidentally switches off cooling pumps, backup kicks in




 
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October 7th, 2013  
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Topic: Fukushima worker accidentally switches off cooling pumps, backup kicks in


TOKYO (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Monday that pumps used to inject water to cool damaged reactors were hit by a power failure, but a backup system kicked in immediately. The Nuclear Regulation Authority said a worker conducting system inspections mistakenly pushed a button turning off power to some of the systems in the four reactor buildings at the Fukushima plant. ...




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