Lightning Safety at Large Outdoor Venues

cover of publication

Learn the steps to prepare a lightning safety plan for festivals, sports tournaments, jamborees or other large outdoor events. A lightning safety plan should include: an emergency alerting strategy, scheduling activities at times less likely to experience thunderstorms, a well-advertised safe location plan including enough time for people to reach a safe location, monitoring the weather.

Available Formats:


Environment Canada produces a wide variety of publications in various print and electronic formats. Some formats may not be accessible to screen readers. Alternate accessible formats are available upon request. Please contact

  • Author: Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Fact sheet
  • Cat. No.: En56-249/3-2014E-PDF
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-24245-3
  • Size: 21.6x28
  • Pages: 1
  • Year: 2012
Date modified: