Lifeguard Lung: Endemic Granulomatous Pneumonitis in an Indoor Swimming Pool

A direct correlation was found between indoor pool air quality and the permanent lung-scarring disease, granulomatous pneumonitis (“Lifeguard Lung”).

CDC Report – Investigation of Employee Symptoms at an Indoor Waterpark

Their Conclusion: “Managers should further assess the ventilation system to ensure enough air movement and proper removal of contaminants.”