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ERM was asked by UniperEnergy to carry out a lightning protection site survey and risk assessment for one of their sites.
ERM attended the site to obtain all relevant information needed to complete the lightning protection risk assessments (LP RA). This information was then passed over to the engineer working on the project who could then check that all of the required information was obtained. This information was entered into specialist software to calculate the lightning risks in accordance with BS EN 62305. Any structures that were above the risk limits were then reassessed with additional lightning protection toreduce the risks to tolerable levels. The client was then provided with a report which detailed the results of these risk assessments and any improvements that they should make to bring the lightning risk levels down.
In completing this project, the following challenges had to be addressed: