We are pleased to deliver the first edition of Lightning Guidance for Outdoor Events.
The dangers of lightning are widely understood, however the level of threat at outdoor events where crowds gather is often overlooked.
This guidance provides practical advice on managing lightning risk, crowd safety and the protection of temporary structures, electrical equipment and power systems.
Stay safe at outdoor events and festivals
Detailing the hazards and risks of lightning during outdoor events, this guidance aims to assist those involved in production and management when faced with threats from lightning.
Expert advice on lightning precautions
PLASA worked with several experts to create this guidance, including crowd specialists, production managers, safety consultants and meteorologists. The result is a thorough and reliable document that will prove an essential part of event planning.