Disaster Risks

Protect Your Art Studio from Earthquakes

Preparation at home and the studio

Anchor equipment & fuel tanks to floor or wall.

Have an expert check your building for structural defects. miniicons5-100

Place heavy objects near the floor.

Secure cabinets & shelves to walls; have safety latches on storage units.

Use museum wax to secure smaller objects to shelves.

 

 

Earthquake response

IF INSIDE, drop and get under something like a desk or table, and hold on.

If no cover available, drop to the ground in an inside corner of the building and cover your head and neck with your hands and arms.

IF OUTSIDE, move to a clear area if possible.

IF IN A CAR, pull to the side of the road, set the parking brake and stay in the car.

 

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