BE INFORMED, BE WARNED, BE PREPARED:   BEFORE, DURING and AFTER an EARTHQUAKE

Workplace emergency kit

Keep the following items in a separate pack (such as a tote bag) stored in a convenient place in your workplace/office ready in case you have to walk home or to safety.  

  • Gloves, walking shoes, outdoor clothing 
     
  • Emergency ("space") blanket or sleeping bag
     
  • Windup flashlight
     
  • Windup radio 
     
  • Whistle (three short blasts is the recognized signal for help) 
     
  • Bottled water 
     
  • Dried fruit, nuts, high-energy food bars 
     
  • Photos of your family loved ones 
     
  • Paper with your name, address and any special medical conditions.
     
  • Address book

Copyright: A. Makarow 1998 - Revised September 17, 2008