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Accident: 112408.015 - Employee Experiences Pulmonary Edema From Simulation

Accident: 112408.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 01/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369968.01501/09/2019Environmental Tectonics Corporation
At 2:30 p.m. on January 4, 2019, an employee was demonstrating an altitude chamber simulator for customers to test gas masks. Simulation levels were reached at 40,000 altitude. The employee became unwell after the simulation was completed, and he was hospitalized with pulmonary edema.
Keywords: pulmonary edema, gas
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1369968.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Other

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