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Minimzing Hazards

Hazard Barrel

Whether it's in your home or at the workplace, an important part of emergency preparednes is identifying and mimizing hazards that could cause damage during a disaster. Preparing for emergencies like earthquakes, floods and storms could prevent injuries to your family and reduce damage to your home and belongings.

When checking for hazards, identify sage places in your house and workplace, as well as danger zones (eg. by windows, swinging doors, tall or hanging objects, chimneys or near gas appliances).

Learn about minimizing hazards in your home and hazards at work.