MEDIA ADVISORY: Lightning Safety Awareness Week Kicks Off with Twitter Chat on Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m., EDT

Please note: This release was distributed by the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) on the behalf of The Lightning Protection Institute on June 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Lightning Safety Awareness Week Kicks Off with Twitter Chat on Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m., EDT

Arlington, Va., June 22, 2018 —The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) are joining forces on Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m., EDT, for their first-ever public Twitter Chat accessible in real time at #LightningSafetyWeek.

The LPI-ESFI partnership comes on the second day of Lightning Safety Awareness Week (LSAW), which is being marked this year from June 24-30, 2018.

The annual campaign aims to educate the public about lightning safety and lightning protection with the hope of reducing electrical fires, electrical injuries, and electrocutions caused by lightning.

To receive more information about Monday, June 25’s Twitter Chat, email andrea.vinas@esfi.org.

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