What to do During Earthquake
At the time of earthquake what to do to save human being can be listed as below.
Before starting repair Works:
(a) Obtain structural drawing of your building from engineer.
(b) Take photographs of buildings showing places where cracks or other failures have occurred.
(c) Ask your structural engineer to prepare repair plans of your damaged building taking earthquake resistance into account, as per indian standard code IS 13935 : 1993
(d) Carry out the repair work of your building as soon as possible under the supervision of civil engineer as indicated by the structural engineer.
Repair Works :
(e) Tie the fans properly with ceiling.
(f) Close the main switch of electricity.
(g) Close the gas bottle during non-use.
(h) Keep battery with pencil cell or torch.
(i) Do not enter in any damaged house till the concern local government authority does not declare the house safe.
(J) Prefer torch rather than electricity to avoid shock.
(K) keep away your self form door window opening.
(l) Keep away yourself from glass construction.
(m) Sit down under table or such other things during earthquake shocks.
(n) Use of telephone Must be limited to avoid failure of communication.
(O) Do not stand near huge tree or high rise building during or immediately after earthquake.
(p)Rush away in open ground immediately during earthquake.
(q) Keep away yourself with running cattle due to threat.
(r) Get correct information only from T.V., Radio or any Government media
(s) Keep Yourself in Contact with local government bodies.
(t) If you are in a running vehicle during earthquake, Stop your vehicle immediately and park it at safe place.
(u) Obtain correct information and give correct authorized information to others.
(v) Do not listen or spread rumors.
(w) Help the affected people.
(x) Give kind co-operation to authority.
(y) Help affected persons in quick sending to hospitals.
(z) Keep Following documents with you during earthquake.
1. Essential primary drugs
2. Fire extinguishing system
3. Primary treatment booklet
5. Pencil cell
6. Small transistor
7.mineral drinking water
8. Chlorine tablets
9. Packets of breakfast
10. Water proof plastic bag.
11. Telephone no of police station, fire station and relatives.
12. Gas stove
13. Plan of residential building
14. Cash money
16. Important financial documents
17. Blood group of all family members.