What does “responsibility” look like when evaluating lightning safety and protection protocols for senior care facilities?
In July of 2017, lightning sparked a fire at the Chesapeake Crossing Senior Community Apartments in Virginia. Now, the family of a woman who died in the fire at the senior living complex has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the management… Read More
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Checkout our 2019 Schedule of Lightning Protection Continuing Ed Enlightenment! Looking to learn more about Lightning Protection Continuing Education in a Lunch & Learn setting? The LPI is partnering with the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) and the CE… Read More
If more lightning is on the horizon, is it time to expand our field of knowledge about preparedness and lightning protection?
Lightning is fascinating but it’s also destructive and deadly. Scientists tell us that the earth experiences about 25 million lightning strikes per year. But what if that number of strikes were to significantly increase, or even double in… Read More
In support of National Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018 Download the LPI Fire Prevention Week infographic: … Read More
Safety is a primary concern for every school in the country, and even more so at colleges and universities where large numbers of students reside in campus dormitories and apartments. Severe weather and fires pose special threats to… Read More
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an estimated 95,000 apartment structure fires occurred in the U.S. in 2016. How many of these fires were sparked by lightning is unclear, but a quick Google search of the words… Read More