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Earthquake


IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY ACTIONS

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If the ground or building you are in begins to shake…

• If inside, get under a sturdy piece of furniture such as a desk if available, cover your head and neck with your arms and hold on until the shaking stops.

•Stay away from windows, hanging objects or tall furniture that can topple over or fall off the wall.

•Stay where you are until the shaking stops.

•After the shaking stops, evacuate the building. DO NOT use elevators.

•If outside move to a clear area away from trees, poles and buildings.

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