ShakeOut BC Earthquake Drill

October 01, 2019

ShakeOut BC Earthquake Drill
October 17th, 2017 at 10:17am
Wherever you are, “Drop, Cover, & Hold On!”

Join SFU in the annual SFU ShakeOut earthquake drill today, October 17th at 10:17am. The Great BC ShakeOut is an annual province-wide earthquake drill that provides each of us a valuable opportunity to practice the internationally recognized “Drop, Cover, Hold on” procedures.

  • Before the drill:
    Download the SFU snap app and enable push notifications to receive emergency messages on your mobile device. At 10:17am you will receive a notification to start the drill. Alerts will also be displayed on digital screens and SFU managed computers.

  • Drop, Cover, Hold On at 10:17am
    Wherever you are at 10:17am practice “DROP, COVER, HOLD ON” procedures and follow along to the ShakeOut video. Encourage drill participation in your classrooms and/or work spaces.
  • SFU ShakeOut event tables:
    Drop by the SFU ShakeOut zones at each campus today from 10:00am - 12:00pm to learn more about the drill, get prepared, and win prizes.
    • Burnaby - Saywell Atrium
    • Vancouver - Harbour Centre lobby
    • Surrey – Mezzanine
  • Get prepared:
    After the drill, explore our preparedness resources:

 - Earthquake Response at SFU
 - Build your own emergency kit
 - Laboratory Earthquake Safety

For more information about SFU ShakeOut visit: