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Jan 11, 2016, 08:55 ET Volunteers Head to Haiti to Protect Orphanage Besieged by Lightning

 Haiti is no stranger to natural disasters and severe weather, as devastating earthquakes, hurricanes and floods have taken their toll on the...


Jun 19, 2015, 08:55 ET Lightning's Dangers Hit Home in Eye-Opening PSA

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), a non-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and protection education, is unveiling an...


May 14, 2015, 08:50 ET Public Reminded about Dangers of Lightning and Surge Protection Limitations

 May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is joining the Electrical Safety Foundation International...


Jan 09, 2014, 09:05 ET Non-profits Share Top Five Lightning Protection and Lightning Safety Awareness Success Stories of 2013

In 2013, two non-profits, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) expanded their commitment to lightning...


Dec 19, 2013, 08:55 ET New Applications for Lightning Protection Cited in 2014 Safety Standard Document

The newly-released 2014 edition of NFPA 780, Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems includes several new applications and...


Dec 11, 2013, 11:44 ET Proposed Disaster Savings Measure Provides Incentives for Homeowners to Safeguard Their Property

A savings incentive is on the horizon for mitigation-minded homeowners who take measures to safeguard their property from natural disasters and...