Top 5 Tips for Earthquake Safety

Don't Shout for Help

If you find yourself trapped after an earthquake, try to move as little as possible. You don't want to kick up dust or risk disturbing any debris or heavy objects that could fall on you. Cover your mouth with whatever you can find, and try not to shout for help -- you could inhale dangerous dust. It's better to tap on something, like a pipe, to signal for help. Don't light a match, even if you happen to have one, because there's a high probability of gas leaks after earthquakes.

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