Audit

11.3. Weather Safety Checklist

Does the base weather station make initial notification to predetermined support agencies in the event of or forecast of adverse weather conditions? AFI 91-203 para. 11.1.1

Has the installation developed local procedures to ensure personnel and agencies involved in high weather risk activities are notified and adverse weather precautions are taken in a timely manner? AFI 91-203 para. 11.1.2

When lightning is detected or observed, are actions taken to minimize personnel exposure to lightning hazards? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.1

When lightning is detected or observed in the immediate vicinity, do personnel seek shelter in protected buildings or shelters? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.1.1

Is a two-tier notification system established to minimize personnel exposure to lightning? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.3

Is a lightning watch initiated 30 minutes prior to thunderstorms being within a 5 nm radius of any predetermined location or activity as forecast by the supporting AF weather organization? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.3.1

Is a lightning warning in effect whenever any lightning occurs within a five (5) nm radius of any predetermined location or activity as forecast by the supporting AF weather organization? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.3.2

Do all outside activities cease and personnel seek adequate shelter during a lightning warning? AFI 91-203 para. 11.2.3.2.1

Signatures

Report Routing

Supervisor Signature:

Notification

Superintendent Signature:

Notification

Commander Signature:

Notification

Safety Office Signature:

Notification

Wing Commander Signature:

Notification

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.