Lightning: A force to be reckoned with
August 13, 2018
Common but powerful, lightning strikes should not be overlooked when planning for possible severe weather impacts to your workplace. Are you prepared?
Lightning poses serious risks to workers, buildings, equipment and business continuity. Have you considered the potential impact of lightning on your business?
While the threat to workers in the construction industry may be obvious, lightning also presents potential hazards to occupations ranging from plumbing to agriculture, telecommunications and more. Myths surrounding lightning – such as that it only hits during rainfall or never strikes the same place twice – can lead to complacency in planning that can result in serious damages, injuries or even fatalities.
Our infographic illustrates the power and perils of lightning, plus steps your workplace can take to be prepared.