ISSUES: Lightning Protection - Preventative Care for Medical Buildings

Written by Michael Chusid, Medical Construction & Design, July/August 2015

Lightning causes fire, physical damage, injury and death; however, for healthcare facilities, electrical surges can be catastrophic. Lightning can knock out critical systems just when a community most needs its hospitals and clinics. This article reviews the issues surrounding proper lightning protection for healthcare facilities.

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Additional Resources:
Risk Assessment and Costs for Lightning Protection
Written by Jennifer A. Morgan, CSI, and Michael Chusid, RA, FCSI, CCS, The Construction Specifier, July 31, 2015