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Section 2.3.1

NLSI Videos and DVDs on Lightning Safety

Updated December 2005

NLSI has several lightning safety videos and lightning protection DVDs for sale, which can be ordered via credit card by contacting NLSI. For more information, please send email. Also read about our other safety training videos and DVDs.

2.3.1.1 NLSI Lightning Safety 101. This 12-minute video describes lightning safety tips for recreation and work situations. Outdoor illustrations include ball fields, golf courses, swimming pools, small shelters, school playground, outdoor workers, and various machinery. Indoor scenes include swimming pools, substantial buildings, the office workplace and the home. Specify videotape or DVD. Cost: $79.95

2.3.1.2 Understanding Lightning and Safety During Thunderstorms. "First 7 minutes is for children and is presented in a comic character format. Next 7 minutes is for adults. Basic safety information." Specify videotape or DVD; if DVD, specify NTS or PAL. Cost $79.95

2.3.1.3 Sailboats and Lightning. This 23-minute video describes lightning behavior on water and to boats. Information applies to sailboats, but useful for powerboats too. Covers details of installing a comprehensive lightning protection system. Booklet included. Cost: $79.95

2.3.1.4 Lightning: Adventures in Science. A 60-minute video suitable for secondary education. Lightning science. Lightning victims. Lightning storm chasing. Lightning photography. Cost: $79.95

2.3.1.5 The Real Benjamin Franklin. A 60-minute detailed autobiography of the printer, writer, humorist, inventor, scientist, soldier, politician and statesman. Narrated in great detail by David Hartman. Collectors item. Cost: $79.95

2.3.1.6 Lightning Clips. 15 minutes of non-stop lightning. This video, in Sony Digital Beta Format, is designed as background use for TV programs. Lots of action. Cost: $495 for single video/multiple broadcast use

2.3.1.7 A Study in Lightning Hazard Mitigation. About 25 minutes of "where, what and why" of grounding, bonding, shielding, and surge protection details. Example illustrated is municipal traffic signals application, but information applies to most lightning mitigation situations. Specify videotape or DVD. Cost $79.95

2.3.1.8 Lightning Strikes! One hour of rocket-triggered lightning, sprites and jets, medical analysis of victims, lightning physics, forecasting and protection from effects. Fast moving and comprehensive presentation. Cost $79.95

2.3.1.9 Lightning on Earth. One-hour documentary includes phenomenology of lightning, investigation of effects on people and structures, lightning safety, Benjamin Franklin's kite and key experiment and more. Cost $79.95

2.3.1.10 Whiz, Bang, Boom - A Lightning Show. Six minutes of very fast action lightning slides set to classical music. Crashing cannons of The 1812 Overture are synchronized with amazing lightning displays. Dazzling! Noisy! Cost $79.95

2.3.1.11 Lightning in Mining. A 16-minute instruction of personal safety, shelters, and safe/not safe locations in an exposed mining environment. Specify videotape or DVD; also specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.

Other DVDs for Commercial/Industrial Safety Training

NLSI also sells other safety training DVDs covering various commerical and industrial safety issues and accident prevention topics. These can be ordered via credit card by contacting NLSI. For more information, please send email.

2.3.1.13 Eye Protection – A New Approach. DVD in Spanish only. Cost $195.

2.3.1.14 Accidents – It Can't Happen to Me. DVD in Spanish only. Cost $195.

2.3.1.15 How to Reduce Unsafe Acts. DVD in Spanish only. Cost $195.

2.3.1.16 Personal Protective Equipment. DVD; specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.

2.3.1.17 Chemical Safety. DVD; specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.

2.3.1.18 Lifting Safely with Back Belt. DVD; specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.

2.3.1.19 Earthquake Safety. DVD; specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.

2.3.1.20 Bomb Threat Procedures. DVD; specify English or Spanish version. Cost $195.


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