Emergency

Earthquake

  • VIU Emergency earthquakeDrop, Cover and Hold! Drop to the ground, take cover under a table or desk and hold on until the shaking stops. If there isn’t a table or desk nearby, drop to the ground in an inside corner of a building and cover your head and neck with your hands and arms.
  • When shaking stops, move carefully, don’t run as there could be aftershocks.
  • Safely evacuate the building and move to the designated Evacuation Point.
  • DO NOT use elevators
  • Before you leave the building, consider your outside surroundings and any hazards that may be present such as downed power lines, falling objects and debris.