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EARTHQUAKE SAFETY CHECKLIST


  • Build your home in accordance with the recommended building codes. See your local disaster management office details.
  • Bolt heavy furniture, water tanks, water heaters, gas cylinders and storage units to walls or floors.
  • Place largest and heaviest items on lower shelves.
  • Emergency items and equipment such as canned foods, water, medication, flashlights, battery-operated radios, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit should be readily available and working properly.
  • All family members should know how to use this emergency equipment and should know how to turn off electricity, gas and water using safety valves and main switches.
  • All family members should know what to do during an earthquake and should practice these safety tips through regular drills.