DURING THE EARTHQUAKE

Indoors

  • Stay where you are!
  • Drop under a desk or sturdy table or stand in an interior doorway. Avoid windows, filing cabinets, bookcases or objects that may fall or collapse.
  • Cover your head and neck with your arms until the shaking and aftereffects stop.
  • Do not use the elevator.
  • Go to designated assembly area.

Outdoors

  • Move away from buildings, trees, and electrical lines.

AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

  • Check for injuries. Do not attempt to move seriously injured persons unless they are in immediate danger of further injury.
  • Be aware of after shocks.
  • Be aware of potential danger from gas leaks, downed power lines, damaged structures, and other hazards.
  • Send one person to an emergency operations center or call Campus Security to give injury/building damage report.


Campus Security 309 South College Ave College Place, WA 99324
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24 Hour: (509) 527-2222
Director: (509) 527-2613

Page maintained by John McMackin
Last update on April 26, 2011