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Lightning Safety & Protection

The Shield Above: Protecting Police Facilities & Operations

September 27, 2023
The Shield Above: Protecting Police Facilities & Operations In the line of duty, police departments are tasked with safeguarding their communities, ensuring order, and responding to emergencies, often at a moment’s notice. While they’re experts at managing the human element of public safety, there’s one unpredictable force of nature that can disrupt their critical operations: lightning...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Lightning Strikes and Their Unforeseen Impact on Hospital Operations 

August 9, 2023
Lightning Strikes and Their Unforeseen Impact on Hospital Operations In the realm of unexpected events that can disrupt essential services, lightning strikes stand out as a formidable force of nature. While lightning strikes are often associated with wreaking havoc on power grids and communication systems, their impact on critical infrastructure like hospitals has remained relatively...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Lightning Rod Failure: The Alarming Impact of Outdated Lightning Protection 

July 12, 2023
Lightning Rod Failure: The Alarming Impact of Outdated Lightning Protection  The traditional lightning rod system is the most well-known lightning protection system and has been around for 270 years, but it is not the most effective. In recent years, lightning rod systems have become the unfortunate culprits behind lightning strike damage, including fires.     Lightning...
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