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30-30 Rule- When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
- If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to the storm to be struck by lightning. Lightning can strike
as far away as 10 miles from the area where it is raining.
- If you can see lightning flashes, count the seconds after a flash until you hear
thunder. If that time is 30 seconds or less, the storm is within 6 miles and is dangerous. Seek shelter
at least 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder before leaving shelter.
- Don't be
fooled by sunshine or blue sky! Lightning is more likely to come from the back edge of a thundercloud than from the
Safety is of the utmost importance...
The carrier places significant emphasis on workplace safety and puts out a weekly agenda to be discussed
at our weekly safety meetings. In an effort to work with the carrier we have posted some of the agendas on the site so
that they may be referenced as issues in the field may dictate. See below.