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Occupational Lightning Safety

How to Prepare Construction Sites for a Thunderstorm

Thunderstorms can be frequent occurrences during the summertime, especially if you live close to large bodies of water. These storms are marked by intense rain and high winds as well as lightning strikes which threaten the safety of a construction site. Therefore, it is important to stormproof your construction site with a Lightning Detector during…

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Lightning Detectors: Safety Within The Mining Industry

There have many instances of deaths or injuries to mining employees as well as damage to equipment due to lightning strikes in the mining industry. These incidents could have been prevented with the use of a quality lightning detector and a “Lightning Safety Plan” that is strictly enforced by both management and all employees. There…

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Golf Course Lightning Safety – Lower The Risk

Golf Courses – Lightning Hazards Did you know that in the United States, approximately 5% of those deaths that were caused by lightning were on golf courses? Golf courses are a prime location for lightning strikes – often wide open greens with a number of small bodies of water scattered throughout. And although many golf…

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Lightning Safety Guidelines

Lightning has been the second largest storm killer in the United States since 1959. 1. Unfortunately, meteorological agencies in the United States and around the world, which issue warnings and forecasts with the goal of decreasing casualties and property damage from severe weather, issue warnings for only 3 of the 4 important causes of storm-related…

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Lightning Safety On The Job

Some workers are at greater risk than others. People who work outdoors in open spaces, on or near tall objects, with explosives, or with conductive materials such as metal have a large exposure to lightning risks. Workers in these occupations are among those with the most risk: Logging Explosives handling or storage Heavy equipment operation…

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