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The Occupation and Glass Badges

by TOMOE NAGANO

(日本語による原文は下記に掲載)

Today, children in Fukushima are mandated to wear radiation dosimeters called ‘glass badges.’ Some of the regional governments also require pregnant women to wear them. They are a durable, modified version of film badges, one of three main types of radiation monitors: -alarm meters, film badges, and pocket dosimeters – all used by the workers in nuclear power plants. Continue reading The Occupation and Glass Badges

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