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Lightning Strike at Landfill in Olathe Injures 2 Workers

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NATURE AT WORK: Lightning comes in three basic forms: cloud to cloud, cloud to ground and intracloud, or within one cloud.

Lightning struck a landfill in Olathe, Kansas on August 3, 2022.

A worker was near the location where the lightning made contact and was treated at the scene. Another worker was driving a vehicle when it hit and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. 

Both workers are reported to be in stable condition.

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