A nuclear radiation is not only capable of fading away the living world but for generations the effects will carried on genetically causing to cancers and other serious illness without even knowing the root cause. So far, wherever the radiation or the toxic elements of the energy plants have been exposed the entire population in the neighborhood had been removed for protecting the people and animals from the curse of the radiation. Most importantly, the employees working in the plants are the worst affected by the radiation and by getting exposed to the toxic materials. That’s why the Department of Energy provides energy employees occupational illness compensation an amount of $150,000 and $250,000 (considering the Parts B and E) along with the no-cost medical treatment and caregiving for free of cost.
To stay protected from the radiation of the energy plants various measures are supposed to be taken along by the plants itself. Multiple inspections are conducted by the specialist engineers and the experts dealing with the projects. It’s their job to maintain the reactor and take care of the security of the whole plant as it’s not only a matter of the energy plant itself but lots of lives are associated with it.
The employees especially those who work closely to the reactors should consult the doctors every now and then to scan their physical health. The world has already witnessed many nuclear plant blasts some are caused by natural disasters while some are man-made.
Therefore, by following the rules of EU and the state itself, the plant owners must be concerned about the safety of not only the employees but also the local inhabitants. The incident of Chernobyl declared the city to be not eligible to live for the next 50 years. The neighborhood was removed the people were moved and their pets were killed.