Do you know the level of risk that lightning poses to your facility, and if your building could benefit from having a lightning protection system?
“30-60 people are struck by lightning each year in Britain, and on average, 3 (5-10%) of these strikes are fatal.” (RoSPA, 2023)
Following recent lightning strike incidents resulting in serious injuries and significant damage to premises and property, we wanted to issue a reminder of safety measures you can take to protect yourselves, your customers, and your premises.
Our safety alert details:
Lightning Protection Systems and how to assess whether or not your building might need one, depending on the level of risk
RoSPA and Met Office safety recommendations as to working/activities outside
Key safety measures in the event of lightning
What to do in the event of emergency/someone struck by lightning