Lightning and outdoor work

Employers and workers must take precautions to prevent exposure to lightning, as it is an occupational hazard in Western Australia with a high probability of injury if a worker is struck.

Employees involved in working outdoors, on or near tall objects, near conductive structures or in vehicles during a lightning storm are at an increased risk.

CLICK HERE to access further information online - developed by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

Or CLICK HERE to download the PDF fact sheet.