• Kyodo


Labor authorities have determined that a car mechanic at the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant died last year due to overwork, an organization advising the man’s family said Monday.

Tadaaki Igari, 57, who collapsed while on duty at the complex and was confirmed dead on Oct. 26 last year, had logged over 100 hours of overtime the previous month, according to the consultation center for Fukushima nuclear workers.

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