Muchas industrias hoy en día, como la minería y la construcción, etc. Emplean a trabajadores externos durante condiciones de clima muy húmedo y extremo durante largos períodos de tiempo. También debe tener en cuenta que hay condiciones climáticas más peligrosas que solo rayos, el calor extremo puede causar enfermedades muy graves; como la hidratación, el…

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  The SkyScan Ti-plus multi-function instrument features an easy to read arrow display showing all ranges of dangerous heat conditions. Audible warning sounds before heat index reaches critical levels. Danger icon is always present during dangerous conditions. Other functions include: accurate display of actual temperature in both Fahrenheit and Celsius, as well as relative humidity…

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Lightning Basics – Creation and Classification. Lightning is a natural phenomenon that can be beautiful and deadly at the same time. In this article, we will give an overview of the physics behind how lightning is created, as well as how they are classified by scientists. How Lightning is Created Lightning is created when cold…

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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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On March 19th, 2016, tragedy struck a music festival in Larose, Louisiana. For the past several years, many people have descended on the family farm of Mike Malgout (Alligator Mike) to listen to various musicians while enjoying Louisiana style food and entertainment at the T-Bois Blues Festival. A number of those that attend the three…

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On May 6, 2015 two spectators of a high school soccer game were struck by lightning. On this particular occasion, the grandparents of Pocohontos Middle School in Henrico County, Virginia were lucky in that they survived the lightning strike. Sadly in the same year, Francois Clarence was not so lucky when lightning struck at his…

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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 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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There are over 100,000 lightning storms in North America each year. Indeed, at any given time, there could be dozens of thunder and lightning storms going on in the world, each one packing an enormous electrical punch. As a result, many people are killed or maimed because of lightning. Today, there is technology available that…

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