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  • Earthquake Safety
    4th Period
  • Earthquake Preparedness at Home
    • Reducing or eliminating hazards throughout your house.
    • Make an emergency plan, included evacuation and reunion plans.
    Keep and maintain an emergency supplies
    kit in an easy-to-access location.
    • Copies of prescription medications, medical supplies, or other important documents.
  • During
    • "Drop, Cover, and Hold On“
    • Stay away from glass, windows, outside doors and walls, and anything that could fall
    • Stay in bed if you are there when the earthquake strikes, and hold on and protect your head with a pillow.
    • Stay inside until the shaking stops and it is safe to go outside
  • After
    • The first thing that you should do is to check for injuries and damages that need immediate attention.
    • Turn on your portable radio for information and safety advisories
    • Put on long pants, a long-sleeved shirt, sturdy shoes and work gloves to protect against injury from broken objects.
  • Earthquake Preparedness at School
    • Pick safe places in each room of your school
    • Make sure you made a list and a map of the location and availability of First Aid and other emergency supplies
    • Remove the heavy items from the tops of bookshelves and cupboards
    • Practice the earthquake drill in case of the actual earthquake
  • During
    • move away from windows, shelves and heavy objects that may fall
    • take cover under a table or desk, in a corner or doorway
    • in the library, move away from where books and bookshelves may fall and take cover
    • in science laboratories, extinguish all burners, if possible, before taking cover; stay away from hazardous chemicals that may spill
  • After
    • Reunite students with their family
    • Establish absentee policies for teachers/students after a disaster
    • Develop a plan for conducting classes if some of your facilities are damaged--half-day sessions, alternative sites, portable classrooms
    • Help people who require special assistance, and other people who need help
  • Earthquake Safety Kits
    • Water
    • Food
    • Flashlight and spare batteries
    • Portable, battery-powered radio or
    television and spare batteries
    • First Kit and manual
    • Fire extinguisher