Atlantic Sapphire says no falls or chemicals involved in Miami incident: one sub-contractor still in hospital

Two sub-contractors released. Co-founder says one had issues after removing his mask.

On Wednesday, it was reported that an incident happened in at a grow-out system at Atlantic Sapphire’s site in Miami.

The workers were transported to a local hospital and received medical attention. Miami-Dade Fire Chief Jason Richard said at the time that “there was some type of fume released and they were overcome by it”.

Posting on Twitter, Johan Andreassen said he was “relieved to report that 2 sub-contractors have been released”.

“We wish full recovery to the last one! They were cleaning a tank when one had issues after removing his mask. No falls or chemicals involved,” he tweeted.


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