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Nuclear power plant safety worries inspectors

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 1, 2019

Nuclear inspectors say they’ve uncovered a worrying lack of safety protocols at the Leibstadt power plant near Zurich.

Pixabay Nuclear power plant safety worries inspectors

A worker has been found entering false test results into logs designed to make sure radiation detectors are working properly. The devices are supposed to be tested twice a year – but haven’t been checked since 2016.

Despite the failure, inspectors say there was not a threat – but they are demanding an improvement in the safety culture at the plant.

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