At a meeting, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said, "I am very regrettable" about the fact that there have been a series of accidents during construction, such as one worker being injured at a construction site in Aichi Prefecture on the Linear Chuo Shinkansen this month. We asked JR Central to thoroughly prevent recurrence.

On the 1st of this month, at the construction site of the tunnel of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen in Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture, a concrete piece sprayed on the cross section to reinforce the excavated part hit one worker and injured him.



Regarding the construction of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, accidents occurred one after another in Gifu and Nagano prefectures last year, and a total of three people were killed or injured.



Regarding the fact that there are a series of accidents during construction, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito confirmed at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 4th that "JR Central is working in compliance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. It is very regrettable that this accident occurred. "



On that basis, Minister Saito said, "The cause will be thoroughly investigated, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism will take appropriate measures to prevent repeated accidents by steadily implementing recurrence prevention measures." I showed the idea of ​​seeking.

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