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May 13, 2014 > Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Ð Earthquake Awareness

Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Ð Earthquake Awareness

Submitted By Hayward Fire Department

The Hayward Fire Department will be hosting a free two and one-half hour PEP workshop at Hayward City Hall Council Chambers and the public is invited to attend. The information that will be provided will be a realistic and inexpensive approach to preparing your family for a natural disaster such as an earthquake.

For those who have not yet taken a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course, this PEP class will give you the basics to get started! Topics of the PEP class include:

Emergency Resources and how they function
Hazards for this area
Earthquake fault statistics
Community Involvement programs
The 7 Steps to Earthquake Safety
Creating a disaster plan and disaster kits
Identifying your buildings weaknesses
Protecting yourself during an earthquake and what to do following
Fire Extinguisher basics
Gas & Electric safety; how and when to shut off
Sheltering in place
Basic first aid

Personal Emergency Preparedness - Earthquake Awareness
Thursday, May 29
6:00 p.m. Ð 8:30 p.m.
Hayward City Hall; Council Chambers
777 B St, Hayward
(510) 583-4948
Email: eso@hayward-ca.gov
Registration requested

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