Apology and announcement of asbestos inclusion scattering

July 3, 2018

Apology and announcement of asbestos inclusion scattering
Sapporo Station General Development Co., Ltd.
Toshihiko HIRAKAWA

 As abnormality combustion occurred in exhaust pipe while we made a trial of emergency generator installed in the third floor of ESTA shop under the ground at around 3:04 p.m. on June 29, 2018, a part of insulation material in exhaust pipe was scattered to soot and attendant from exhaust pipe on the eating house.
 In this way, we sincerely apologize for having caused customer who used JR tower, all of the neighboring facilities, people concerned nuisance and worry.
 In addition, we removed insulation material which received instruction of related organizations, and was scattered by the next morning because asbestos might be included in this insulation material.
 We are investigating atmospheric concentration of asbestos with cause of abnormal combustion and scattered insulation material now. With preliminary figure until yesterday, we are as follows with asbestos concentration in the general atmosphere environment by monitoring result of Ministry of the Environment at the same level, but we continue environmental measurement and will carry out.
 In addition, we would appreciate your contacting as person of worry established "customer consultation desk" about health.

Customer consultation counter  011-209-5057 (we change from January 1, 2019)
Establishment periodFrom July 3, 2018 (for the duration)
Establishment timeFrom 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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