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Lightning Safety Tips

Lightning Safety Tips Note: The individual is ultimately responsible for his/her personal safety and has the right to take appropriate action when threatened by lightning. Adults must take responsibility for the safety of children in their care during thunderstorm activity. The seemingly random nature of thunderstorms cannot guarantee the individual or group absolute protection from…

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How Lightning Is Created

The conditions needed to produce lightning have been known for some time. However, exactly how lightning forms has never been verified so there is room for debate. Leading theories focus around separation of electric charge and generation of an electric field within a thunderstorm. Recent studies also indicate that ice, hail, and semi-frozen water drops…

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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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