SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AFTER A DISASTER (GENERAL TIPS (Wear sturdy shoe,…
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AFTER A DISASTER
Wear sturdy shoe
Take a flashlight when entering dark buildings
Do not enter weakened buildings
Do not demolish buildings without professional help
Buildings must be declared safe before they can enter
HEATING EQUIPMENT SAFELY
If you smell gas, open windows
Do not use matches, lighters or candles
Do not light the stove
Call the gas company from a neighbor's house
If you suspect that your heating equipment is damaged, DO NOT USE IT
SECURITY OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
Do not use wet electrical appliances.
Do not touch exposed wires or electrical cable.
SAFE WASTE STORAGE
Keep garbage away from food and water
Have container with lid to store the garbage
Report unusual waste to the appropriate authorities
SAFETY TIPS FOR CHILDREN
Do not allow them to play in contaminated water or sand.
Do not leave unattended buckets with any amount of liquids, avoid drowning
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF INJURY?
Clean the wound with soap and water
If possible, ask your healthcare provider for vaccinations or antibiotics
In case of serious injuries, go to the emergency room
If you can, call 911