What do you do during an earthquake at school? Drop, Cover, and Hold On.
If you’re inside, drop to the ground and take cover under something sturdy like a desk or table if you feel an earthquake.
How can you stay safe in a school earthquake? Drop.
COVER your head and neck (and your entire body if possible) underneath a sturdy table or desk. If there is no shelter nearby, get down near an interior wall or next to low-lying furniture that won’t fall on you, and cover your head and neck with your arms and hands.
What is the procedure for an earthquake drill in school?
- Drop to the floor.
- Cover your head and neck with one hand and seek shelter under your desk or table as best as possible.
- If in an auditorium with no tables, take cover between the rows of chairs.
- Hold on to the leg of the desk/table with your other hand.
How can kids stay safe during an earthquake?