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					Earthquake Safety
Hayward Fault
    UCOP Facilities Management
           Webpage
 Emergency     Preparedness Webpage
  – http://www.ucop.edu/facil/pd/emergprep/
 UC    Disaster Preparedness Checklist
  – http://www.ucop.edu/facil/pd/documents/s
    elfhelp_checklist.pdf
 Are You Prepared to Be On Your Own
 for 72 Hours?
  – http://www.72hours.org/
  UCOP Earthquake Preparedness
 Each   Floor/Dept./Unit–Kits Containing:
  – Food & Water for Three Days
  – First Aid Kit
  – Rescue & Repair Tools
  – Flashlights, Battery-Operated Radio,
    Spare Batteries
 Individuals
  – Walking Shoes
  – Individual Prescription Medications
    (Enough for Three Days)
Individual Work Area Preparedness
 Remove   or Secure Heavy
  Overhead Items which May
  Fall On You or Block Your
  Egress
 Secure Breakables with
  Quake Putty or Museum Gel
  Seismic Hazard Mitigation Policy
 FreeStanding Partitions, Bookcases,
 Shelving, & Cabinets 6 Feet or Taller
  – Must Be Braced or Anchored to Prevent
    Them From Tipping Over
  – Submit Bldg. Services iRequest for Service
 Large Heavy Objects on Lower Shelves
 Breakables on Lower Shelves/Closed
  Cabinets
 Overhead Cabinets Closed/Latched
 No Heavy Objects Above Your Desk
Home Earthquake Preparedness
 Establish   Family Earthquake Plan
  – Practice Drills
 Choose   Out-of-State Friend/Relative
  – Person Family Members Can Contact to
    Report Whereabouts & Conditions
 Learn  First Aid/CPR
 Organize Neighborhood to Be Self-
  Sufficient After an Earthquake
 Prepare Earthquake Emergency Kit
Home Earthquake Emergency Kit
 1 Gallon of           Extra Glasses,
  Water per Person       House/Car Keys
  per Day (3 Day        Essential Medications
  Minimum)              ABC Fire Extinguisher
 First Aid Kit/Book
                        Blankets/Sleeping Bag
 3 Days of Food
                        Water Purification Kit
 Non-Electric Can
                        Essentials for Infants,
  Opener                 Elderly, or Pets
 Portable Radio,
                        Instructions on How to
  Flashlights, &         Turn Off: Gas, Water,
  Batteries              and Electricity
Home Earthquake Preparedness
 Secure Pictures
 Secure Hot Water Heater

 Wrench Near Emergency Gas Shut Off

 Secure Heavy Items

 Know Safe Spots in Every Room
  – Sturdy Tables, Desks
 Know   Dangerous Spots in Every Room
  – Windows, Hanging Objects, Fireplace,
    Appliances
During an Earthquake - Indoors
 Stay There! Do NOT Run
  Outside
 Stay Calm & Remember the
  Phase, “Duck, Cover, and
  Hold”
  – Duck – And Look for Cover
  – Cover – Under a Sturdy Desk
    or Table
  – Hold – Onto the Furniture
    Leg Until Shaking Stops
During an Earthquake - Indoors
 Face Away from Windows
 Stay Clear of Tall Objects
  that May Topple Over
 Watch for Falling Objects
During an Earthquake – In an Elevator
  WillNot Fall Down the Shaft
  May Lose Power

  May Stop & Lights May Go Out

  Use Emergency Alarm

  Await Emergency Crew & Follow
   Directions
               Public Areas
 Steer Clear of Panicking Crowds
  & Structural Hazards
 Theatre – Crouch in Seat

 Ball Park or Stadium
    – Go to the Open Play Field – Not
      the Exits
   Shopping Malls
    – Avoid Glass Displays
    – Head to Back of Shop
 Warehouse     Store
                  Outdoors
 Get  into the Open
 Stay Clear of Buildings & Power Lines
 Do Not Smoke or Light Matches or
  Lighters
 If Driving:
  – Stop If Safe, But Stay Inside Car
     Avoid  Stopping Under Trees, Light Posts,
        Power Lines, or Signs
  – Stay Away from Bridges, Overpasses &
    Tunnels
                    Outdoors
 In   Mountainous Area
  – Falling Rocks & Other Debris
 On   the Beach/Ocean Front
  – Move to Higher Ground or Several
    Hundred Yards Inland
  – Tsunami Hazard
        Several  Hours Afterwards
        Multiple Tsunamis

        1964 Alaska 8.5 Earthquake
         – 11 Fatalities Directly From Earthquake
         – 120 Fatalities From Tsunami
 After Initial Shock Have Subsided
 Remain   Calm & Be Prepared for
  Aftershocks
 Check for Injuries & Administer
  First Aid to the Degree You Are
  Trained for
 Check for Obvious Hazards &
  Damage on Your Floor
 Do Not Turn on or Off any
  Lighting or Electrical Devices
After Initial Shock Have Subsided
 Do Not Use Telephones Except
 in Extreme Emergencies
  – Make Sure Phone is on the Hook to
    Receive Emergency Information
    Calls
 Follow Directions Over the
  Building PA System or by the
  Floor Wardens
 Use Emergency Supplies If
  Necessary
   Floor Wardens After Quake
 Gather Occupants at Pre-Selected
  Gathering Place & Perform Head
  Count–Is Everyone Accounted For?
 Search Floor for Missing or Injured
  Personnel
 Attend Injured Persons
   Floor Wardens After Quake
 PrepareCondition Report for Area
 & Provide to Building Management
  – Number of People on Floor
  – Number of Injured People &
    Description of Injuries
  – Description of Apparent Structural
    Damage
  – Immediate Needs
 Floor   Cannot Immediately Evacuate
  – Must Assess Damage to Stairways
    Floor Wardens After Quake
 Turn-   On Battery-Operated Radio
  – Assign Someone to Keep Track on What is
    Going on in the Surrounding Community
  – Listen for Emergency Instructions
 Take   Inventory of Emergency Supplies
  – May Be Needed to Last Several Days
  – Conserve Supplies
 Await   for O.K. to Evacuate
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