New website connects facilities and patrons with educational materials
TAMPA, Fla. May 22, 2012 www.lightning-risk.org
The "Safer Design for Safer Play" initiative dovetails with new efforts by the National Weather Service (NWS) to promote greater lightning safety at outdoor venues. The NWS has created a new "Lightning Safety Toolkit for Large Venues" that details the voluntary steps recreational facilities can adopt to better protect patrons from lightning threats in order to earn NWS recognition for a lightning safety program.
– Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems www.lightning-risk.org
LPI and LSA are two not-for-profit, nationwide groups founded to promote lightning awareness education and lightning protection in accordance with national safety standards.
SOURCE Lightning Safety Alliance