Prepare for an Earthquake at Work

5 min

Don't get shaken up.

Know your earthquake preparedness plan.

To prepare for an earthquake:


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Time for a quiz.


Niko says that earthquake preparedness is pretty simple: he knows how to stop, drop, and hold, and so he's ready for a quake. What else can he do to make sure he and his team stay safe?

Quiz 1 of 1

What else can Niko do to make sure he and his team stay safe?

a
Identify and designate “safe rooms” with lockable doors to hide in.
b
Identify and secure potential hazards in the office that can slide and fall.
c
Practice detecting the magnitude of an earthquake to determine his response.
d
Practice evacuating the building and calling the police in the event of a quake.

The correct answer is B.


Niko should conduct a hazard hunt w
ith his team to evaluate risks around the office and address them.

Is your office ready for the next big one?

Take time as a team to get prepared.

TAKE THE NEXT STEP:

Bring a hazard hunt to your team: if your workplace is at risk of earthquakes, work with your colleagues to identify and mark objects such as unsecured shelves or hanging art.

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