DURING AN EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
DURING AN EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY PRODECURES
- REACT INSTANTLY
-Think clearly and use common sense.
-Duck and cover!
- AT HOME
-Turn off the stove and douse fires.
-Crouch under a heavy table or desk and hang onto it.
-If there is no protective furniture; crouch and brace yourself against an inside
doorway, inside corner, or wall.
- OFFICE BUILDING OR IN A STORE
-Don't run for the exit; there may be a stampede. Stay on the same floor.
-Move away from windows.
-Crouch under a desk, bench, or table.
-Do not use the elevator.
-Expect the fire alarm and sprinkler to activate.
- ON FOOT
-Stay outside, in the open, away from trees, signs, utility poles and lines,
-If you are near a building, duck into a doorway to avoid falling debris. Do
not enter the building.
- IN A VEHICLE
-Quickly pull to the side of the road.
-Keep away from buildings, trees, bridges, signs, overpasses, and utility
lines and poles.
-Stay in the vehicle until it stops shaking.