Fukushima nuclear accidents: Information resources

Following a major 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami which struck north-eastern Japan on 11 March 2011, the Fukushima nuclear power plants have experienced equipment failures which caused a series of explosions, fires, injuries to the plant workers and emergency responders and radiation releases.

Resource list | 18 September 2015

The status of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident and its effects on the safety and health of the workers and the public are regularly updated on-line on the websites of the related national and international nuclear and health authorities and on the website of the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

List of reliable online sources for the latest information on the status of nuclear reactors and radioactive releases:

For more information about ILO’s activities on radiation protection