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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.