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Lightning Strike Safety Fact Sheet

Every year on average, 50 people in the USA are killed by lightning strikes. Surprising? Construction is in the top five worker activities at high risk for lightning injuries. Proper planning and safe practices can significantly increase lightning safety when working outdoors. To promote safety, OSHA and the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) have created a very informative fact sheet on lightning safety when working outdoors. Click here to read the published fact sheet.

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