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Lightning, heavy rainfall and high winds accompany the nearly 100,000 thunderstorms that occur annually in the United States. These storms can result in injuries, loss of life and property damage. What is in this article?: Storm Safety: Thunderstorm and Lightning Preparedness How Thunderstorms and Lightning Develop Safety for the Workplace

Properly locking out machinery to complete tasks where sudden activation could be disastrous is challenging enough for one person. Add in a group of people who need to work together to complete complicated repairs or necessary servicing, and the stage is set for miscommunication or human error that can lead

ANSI Z535.5 Definition: Danger: Indicate[s] a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. The signal word "DANGER" is to be limited to the most extreme situations. DANGER [signs] should not be used for property damage hazards unless personal injury risk appropriate to these levels

Controlling the risks in the workplace As part of managing the health and safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm to people and decide whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent that