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Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill

Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill

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Published by Federal Emergency Management Agency in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- United States -- Safety measures,
  • Dwellings -- United States -- Safety measures,
  • Accidents -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmerican Red Cross ; FEMA
    ContributionsAmerican Red Cross, United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14539542M
    OCLC/WorldCa54472282

    Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety (PDF opens in new window, mgs) Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety (PDF, en espanol, se abre en ventana nueva, mgs) If you are selling a home that was built before , you are required to fill out a Residential Earthquake Hazards Report (pdf opens in new window, 32 kb). Then continue your “hazard hunt” to help identify and fix things such as unsecured televisions, computers, bookcases, furniture, unstrapped water heaters, etc. A comprehensive list of typical items at home or in commercial buildings, with recommendations for how to secure each, is on the menu at right.

    Earthquake Preparedness: Guidance on securing the contents of your home: Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt poster (FEMA ) Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage (FEMA 74) For additional guidance, visit Earthquake Preparedness Publications and Tools—Individuals and Families. Prepare Yourself and Your Family to. React Safely. Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquakes Safety (California Seismic Safety Commission, ) Residential Environmental Hazards: A Guide for Homeowners, Homebuyers, Landlords and Tenants (California Environmental Protection Agency, ) Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home (United States Environmental Protection Agency, ).

    Drop, cover and hold on! These famous steps are known to children and adults alike. To educate children and their parents the importance of earthquake safety and preparedness, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Injury Prevention Program has created a book on the topic to help parents and professionals prepare families for an untimely disaster. “Quake, Rattle and Roll” is a children’s. Develop a safe room plan for your home. Conduct safe room drills monthly. Learn how to shut off utilities. Develop a plan for who will shut off utilities during a disaster. Be sure any special tools are stored in an easy to reach location. Replace items in your emergency kits every 6 months, or as needed. Conduct a home hazard Size: KB.


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Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Your earthquake home hazard hunt should "vith all family memhers Size: 4MB. FEMA is fostering awareness of earthquake risks in the United States through the newly developed FEMA P, Earthquake Safety at Home.

FEMA P is intended to show readers why earthquakes matter where they live, and how they can “Prepare, Protect, Survive, Respond, Recover and Repair” from an earthquake. Download the FEMA P here. Get this from a library. Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill. [American National Red Cross.; United States.

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earthquake shaking stops. n Family members should practice drop, cover, and hold in the safe spots that you and your family have identified. Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt Hanging Objects Prevent wall hangings from bouncing off walls: n Secure mirrors, pictures, plants, and other objects on closed hooks.

4 The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety Delivering this guide Sellers of homes built beforewith one to four units of conventional light-frame construction, must deliver to the buyer, “as soon as practicable before the transfer,” a copy of The Homeowner’s Guide to File Size: 2MB.

Earthquake Safety Checklist 5 Home Preparedness In the event of an earthquake, you may be instructed to shut off the utility services at your home. Teach responsible members of your family how to turn off the gas, electricity, and water at valves and main switches.

Consult your local utilities if you need more information. Label the water shut-File Size: 1MB. Taken in Coalinga, California, the pictures of this single family home show the destruction caused by the Coalinga Earthquake on May 2, The magnitude earthquake inflicted severe damage to the hazard areas, including the earthquake fault, The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Size: 2MB.

Explain to the students that they’re going to conduct a home hazard hunt. Distribute Home Hazard Huntand discuss the steps to take with their families in order to stay safe during and after an earth-quake. Have them work with their families to discuss potential hazards and how to fix them.

FEMA Earthquake safety tips for high-rise dwellers Learning to Live in Earthquake Country: Preparedness in Apartments and Mobile Homes.

L Safety tips on earthquake preparation for residents of apartments and mobile homes Family Earthquake Safety Home Hazard Hunt and Drill. 2 Earthquake Safety Checklist.

Because you don’t know where you will be when an. earthquake occurs, prepare a Disaster Supplies Kit for your home, workplace, and car. Food. It’s always a practical idea to keep a supply of non-perishable food on hand.

that can be rotated into your diet and replenished on a regular basis. Have a. HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO EARTHQUAKE SAFETY. Earthquake Hazards. GROUND SHAKING. Guy Morrow, In California, ground shaking causes 99% of earthquake damage to homes.

Homes in areas near large active faults are more likely to feel severe shaking—and experience damage— than homes in other areas of the state. FAULT RUPTURE. PAGE 7File Size: 2MB. American National Red Cross: Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill / ([Washington, D.C.?]: FEMA, []), also by United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (page images at HathiTrust) American National Red Cross: Financial report of the American Red Cross for the fiscal year ended J   Learn how to make your home ready for an earthquake.

Seismic Sleuths - page U N I T R E S O U R C E S. B o o k s. American Red Cross, Los Angeles Chapter. “Family Earthquake Safety—Home. Hazard Hunt and Earthquake Drill.”. Earthquake safety tips for high-rise dwellers. Learning to Live in Earthquake Country: Preparedness in Apartments and Mobile Homes (L).

Safety tips on earthquake preparation for residents of apartments and mobile homes. Family Earthquake Safety Home Hazard Hunt and Drill (FEMA). How to identify home hazards; how to conduct earthquake.

Run. The School Building is Shaking | Earthquake Safety Tips. The Biggest Monster is Coming. Baby Kitten's Trapped in Curtains. Baby Kitten, Be. Inspecting for Possible Home Hazards. An important step in earthquake preparedness is to inspect your home and its surroundings for possible hazards and then take action to lessen those hazards.

Remember: anything can move, fall, or break during an earthquake or its aftershocks. The following is a basic checklist to help you identify and. Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions Federal, State, and local emergency management experts and other official preparedness organizations all agree that “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes.

Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills () are opportunities to practice howFile Size: KB. 6 Earthquake Safety Checklist Caution: Do not shut off gas unless an emergency exists. If gas is ever turned off, a professional must restore service.

Earthquake Hazard Hunt You can identify potential dangers in your home by conducting an earthquake hazard hunt. Foresight and common sense are all that are needed as you go from room to room and File Size: 1MB.Earthquake Hazard Hunt During earthquakes, many injuries are caused by unsecured items, including artwork and tall furniture.

You will ride out an earthquake much more safely if you take the steps to prevent these injuries.Conduct a drill at least once a year to keep family members safety smart. Create a Plan. Set a family meeting to talk about the types of disasters and the dangers that could take place.

Plan to work together and share responsibilities as a team. Review your property insurance coverage and consider purchasing earthquake insurance.