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Tokai JCO Criticality Accident

Report [31]27/4/2000

Second Death from JCO Criticality Accident

Mr. Masato Shinohara who was exposed to a lethal dose of radiation on 30 September, 1999 at JCO Co., the site of the criticality accident, died in the early morning of 27 April, 2000. According to the Science and Technology Agency's estimation, he was exposed to 6 - 10 gray-equivalent of radiation.



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