ERIC Number: ED326980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Guidebook for Developing a School Earthquake Safety Program.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.
Information to assist the school community develop and adapt a self-sufficient safety program for its school is presented in this workbook. Steps involved in the planning process are outlined in section 2. Section 3 describes how to estimate potential earthquake impact and how to identify hazards. The fourth section discusses what to expect and avoid during an earthquake, the importance of drills, and protective measures. Section 5 prepares staff to implement first aid, search and rescue, fire control, and other priority actions. The sixth section examines alternative means of communication during disruption of telephone and power services and offers suggestions for parent communication. The last section examines responsibilities of staff in the aftermath of the disaster, with a focus on short-term and extended shelter plans. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.