Emergency Procedures

Earthquake Procedures

In the event of an earthquake, all employees and students should take immediate cover.

  1. Position yourself under a desk or in a doorway and cover your head.
  2. Stay clear of windows, shelves and heavy objects.
  3. If outdoors, move away from buildings, trees, utility poles, power lines and gas meters.
  4. Do not use elevators during evacuation after an earthquake.
  5. Once the tremor has passed, immediately evacuate the building and proceed to the rally point established in your department evacuation plan.