In response to the Nisqually earthquake, DCLU has published an
Emergency Checklist brochure intended to help building managers and
engineers gauge how prepared they are for an earthquake, fire, or
other emergency. It is designed to be posted in a conspicuous place
for use during an emergency.
This brochure highlights key equipment, services, and
room/building conditions that need to be checked first, a
fill-in-the blank list of key people/agencies to call first, and
actions to take after urgency passes. While not meant be a complete
list of all possibilities, this brochure will remind engineers and
managers of things that should be considered well before they are
The Emergency Checklist brochure is being distributed via DCLU
publication outlets, key building management contacts, and through
DCLU inspectors as they visit buildings around Seattle.