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ShakeOut BC - Earthquake Drill - October 21st

Oct
21
When: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021, 9:45AM
Attendance: Offline/In-Person
Location: Nanaimo Campus

Add to CalendarShakeOut BC - Earthquake Drill - October 21st 10/21/2021 09:45 AM10/21/2021 09:45 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAfter a break in 2020 due to the pandemic, VIU will be resuming the annual “Great British Columbia ShakeOut” drill. This year the drill will be modified and will not include the building evacuation portion due to the late notice of the drill. This year the drill will occur on October 21, 2021 at 9:45 am. Earthquake preparation is important for everyone in our region, a seismically active zone, so all of VIU’s campuses participate. Faculty and staff are being asked for their support for this important safety exercise and no critical operations (such as exams) should be scheduled during this five-minute period. WHAT WILL HAPPEN: On the scheduled date, an earthquake drill will take place, which will include a test of the Mass Notification systems. The systems will announce the beginning of the drill, initiating the “Drop, Cover, Hold On” response. The drill will end following the announcements by 9:50 am. \n\n\nNanaimo Campus \n\nhttps://events.viu.ca/shakeout-bc-earthquake-drill-october-21stNanaimo Campus falseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

After a break in 2020 due to the pandemic, VIU will be resuming the annual “Great British Columbia ShakeOut” drill. This year the drill will be modified and will not include the building evacuation portion due to the late notice of the drill.

This year the drill will occur on October 21, 2021 at 9:45 am. Earthquake preparation is important for everyone in our region, a seismically active zone, so all of VIU’s campuses participate. Faculty and staff are being asked for their support for this important safety exercise and no critical operations (such as exams) should be scheduled during this five-minute period.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN: On the scheduled date, an earthquake drill will take place, which will include a test of the Mass Notification systems. The systems will announce the beginning of the drill, initiating the “Drop, Cover, Hold On” response. The drill will end following the announcements by 9:50 am.