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Lightning Safety Awareness Week Twitter Chat for Monday, June 25th  lightning safety and lightning protection education

Be sure to join the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) next Monday as we partner to host a Twitter Chat during Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 24-30, 2018.

#LightningSafetyWeek 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. ESFI and LPI are calling upon our network of electrical safety ambassadors and our building lightning safe communities supporters to be a part of the dialogue!

The chat will take place on Monday, June 25th, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT. RSVP and receive more information by emailing or participate in real time on Twitter using the hashtag #LightningSafetyWeek.

Mark your calendars for a week from today, June 25 and be sure to join the enlightening conversation for #LightningSafetyWeek!

Looking to learn more about lightning safety or lightning protection? Follow these links for additional information and educational resources. 

Lightning Facts and Statistics
Lightning Safety Videos
Consumer Alert: The Dangers of Shoddy Lightning Protection System Installations
Lightning Protection Inspection Services for Quality Assurance 

Additional Partner Resources:

NOAA/National Weather Service

National Lightning Safety Council

Insurance Information Institute for Business & Home Safety

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes-FLASH

The Lightning Safety Alliance