Some of the staff who had been working continuously for more than 3 weeks at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant were replaced.
It was discovered that some of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant staff, who had been unable to leave their post due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, changed shifts after about 600 hours of work for the first time in about three weeks.
After more than three weeks without being able to leave the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, 64 workers where able to be rotated out, the plant said on Sunday.— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 20, 2022
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At the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, from February 23, 2022, the day before the Russian invasion, more than 200 engineers and guards could not be replaced and remained in a state of remaining.
On March 13, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that repairs and maintenance were inadequate due to the accumulation of physical and mental fatigue, and the IAEA was instructed to rotate workers. Was calling for a need.
# Ukraine's regulator earlier today said staff at #Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant, who had been working non-stop for nearly three weeks, were no longer carrying out repair and maintenance of safety-related equipment, in part due to their physical and psychological fatigue.— IAEA --International Atomic Energy Agency (@iaeaorg) March 13, 2022
According to the information, 46 volunteers were dispatched as replacements this time, and 64 people were able to leave the site instead. The breakdown is 50 staff, 9 border guards, 1 emergency personnel, and 4 ' stalkers ' who illegally invade the exclusion zone and take things away.
IAEA Secretary-General Rafael Mariano Glossy said, 'It is my greatest respect and admiration to continue working in extremely difficult situations,' he said to the staff.
Since the Russian army occupied the nuclear power plant, the Ukrainian nuclear power plant regulator has only been able to contact the workers by e-mail.
Fortunately, the food supply is sufficient and all are in good health, but it is uncertain when the remaining staff will be replaced.
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