- Occur without warning
- Can be deadly and extremely destructive
- Can occur at any time
- The major threats posed by earthquakes are bodily injuries and property damage, which can be considerable and even catastrophic.
Earthquakes, especially major ones, are dangerous, inevitable, and a fact of life in a number of states. Being prepared in a 911 dispatch center means the seismic anchoring of your workstations. Properly anchoring your workstations can help ensure that when the public calls your dispatch center, you'll be ready!
Proper earthquake preparation of your Dispatch Center can:
- Save lives
- Reduce injuries
- Reduce property damage
- Avoid prolonged disruptions of functions