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Serious blunder

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25.06.2019
State utility should reflect on mishap, redouble safety steps

The abrupt abnormal heat output at the Hanbit 1 reactor last month was found to be due to human error, as initially thought. The state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) changed the method of measuring control rods' capability for the first time in 14 years, and committed mistakes in calculating the reactor's heat output, the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission said Monday.

Worse yet, the KHNP employee who was in control of the rod had not been educated about the new method, the commission........

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