Earthquake Safety

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Earthquake Safety

  1. 1. Earthquake Safety By Jaime Salicete
  2. 2. Dos <ul><li>If separated, plan to meet somewhere. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are outside when an earthquake happens don’t go inside. </li></ul><ul><li>If in bed stay in bed and cover head with pillow </li></ul><ul><li>Protect your head </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo:http://www.quakeholdindustrial.com/table.jpg
  3. 3. Don'ts <ul><li>Don’t keep heavy objects on high up shelves. </li></ul><ul><li>Tie/fasten heavy appliances to the floor, and anchor heavy furniture to the walls. </li></ul><ul><li>Never take an elevator. </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo: http://www.garagestorageproducts.net/images/plano-heavy-duty-shelving.jpg
  4. 4. What to have for an earthquake <ul><li>A battery powered radio </li></ul><ul><li>Flash light </li></ul><ul><li>And first aid kits. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure everyone knows where this is kept. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspect your kit regularly and keep it freshly stocked. </li></ul><ul><li>Food for you and any pets. </li></ul><ul><li>Flashlight </li></ul><ul><li>Knife </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>extra batteries </li></ul><ul><li>blankets or sleeping bags </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo: http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=3&q=first+aid&btnG=Search+images
  5. 5. If you are inside <ul><li>If you are inside stand against a wall near the center of the building, or get under a sturdy table keep your head protected </li></ul><ul><li>Stay away from windows and doors, if you are in a high rise building stand against a support column. </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo: http://www.ehs.washington.edu/fsoemerprep/color-earthquake.gif
  6. 6. If you are outside <ul><li>Stay in the open place , keep away from over head electric wires and bridges. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a clear spot away from buildings, trees, and power lines. </li></ul><ul><li>Drop to the ground until the shaking stops. </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo: http://images.ctv.ca/archives/CTVNews/img2/20090902/800_indonesia_earthquake_090902.jpg
  7. 7. If you are in a moving vehicle <ul><li>Stop away from over bridges and stay inside the vehicle still earthquake is over. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off the ignition and set the parking brake. Be careful of overhead hazards such as power lines or falling building debris. </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo: http://www.boomclips.com/video/earthquake_shakes_bridge.jpg
  8. 8. After earthquake <ul><li>Check yourself and others if injured. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide aid kits. </li></ul><ul><li>Check electric and gas connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay out of damaged buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Wear gloves to protect against shattered glass and debris. </li></ul>Info: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080519192735AAsvNNA Photo:http://www.javno.com/slike/slike_3/r1/g2008/m12/y189367508252920.jpg

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