International ShakeOut Day
International ShakeOut Day is set for Thursday, Oct. 15! Throughout the day, businesses are encouraged to practice earthquake preparedness safety measures.
With further challenges stemming from COVID-19, this year it is as important as ever to know how to safely respond to earthquakes at home, in the workplace, at school or on the job site.
For further information, safety materials and to register, visit the ShakeOut website.
Four Steps to Earthquake Preparedness
Implement or reevaluate these strategies to ensure the safety of employees and customers, and maintain business as usual after a disaster.
- Secure — Identify earthquake hazards and secure moveable items.
- Plan — Develop a disaster plan and determine communication procedures in the event of an emergency.
- Organize — Maintain disaster supplies in safe, accessible and known locations.
- Minimize — Reduce financial consequences by making appropriate property improvements and storing important documents in protected locations.
Drop, Cover and Hold On
Our earthquake poster is a great resource for your home office or workplace.
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