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ShakeOut Resources

Click here to see the Global ShakeOut resources!

Materials on this page will be available to you or your organization to support your participation in the ShakeOut and to promote awareness and preparedness.



"Utah: Preparedness Now" short film

Film director, motion graphics designer and Art Center College of Design alumnus, Theo Alexopoulos, takes you on a visceral journey through a scenario for a Wasatch Front earthquake. The film gives the viewers a sense of what will be happening and inspires them to prepare and mitigate for a faster recovery.

    (To download, right-click (control-click on Mac) and choose "Save Target As..." "Download Linked File" or "Save Link as")



Drill Manuals and Other Planning Documents

While originally created for the California ShakeOut, these documents can be used for Utah as well.

ShakeOut Drill Manual for K-12 Schools (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Businesses (792 KB PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Non Profits and Other Organizations (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Government Agencies and Facilities (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Healthcare (PDF)
Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

New! Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (including situations when you cannot get beneath a table) (PDF | RTF)

New! Earthquake Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs (8 pages) (PDF | RTF)

New! Key Earthquake Safety Tips for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs (2 pages) (PDF | RTF)



Multimedia

Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings created to provide instructions during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill.

Make a Grab-and-Go Kit (fun video by Be Ready Utah)

Additional Videos from California that may be useful for understanding or promoting the ShakeOut.



Posters/Flyers

Download these PDF files that can be printed at 8.5x11 as flyers, or printed larger as posters.

Poster Get Ready
"Get Ready to ShakeOut"
Color (216 KB PDF)
Grey & Red (216 KB PDF)
Black & White (204 KB PDF)
Poster Join Us
"Join Us"
Color (228 KB PDF)
Grey & Red (228 KB PDF)
Black & White (216 KB PDF)
Poster Don't Freak Out
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out."
Color (220 KB PDF)
Grey & Red (220 KB PDF)
Black & White (PDF)

Poster Get Ready Frame
"Get Ready to ShakeOut"
Color (PDF)
Poster Join Us Frame
"Join Us"
Color (PDF)
Poster Don't Freak Out Frame
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out."
Color (PDF)

Poster What To Do
"Drop, Cover, Hold on"
What To Do (PDF)
Poster Protect Yourself
"Drop, Cover, Hold on"
Protect Youself (PDF)

ShakeOut Posters with no date are also available.




    ShakeOut Informational Pamphlets

ShakeOut Trifold (240 KB)




    Custom Flyers for each Category (2.3 MB PDF files)

Individuals and Families
Childcare and Preschool
K-12 Schools and Districts
Youth Organizations
Colleges and Universities
Tribes
Federal Government
State Government
Local Government
Neighborhood Groups
Businesses
Hotels and other Lodgings
Healthcare

Senior Facilities/Communities
Disability/AFN Organizations
Non-Profit Organizations
Preparedness Organizations
Faith-based Organizations
Museums, Libraries, Parks, etc.
Volunteer/Service Clubs
Animal Shelter/Service Providers
Agriculture/Livestock
Volunteer Radio Groups
Science/Engineering Organizations
Media Organizations
General flyer for all categories

ShakeOut Flyers with no date are also available.



Web Banners

Utah Web Banner

You can place a ShakeOut web banner on your web page to encourage participation in the ShakeOut.

ShakeOut Banners with no date are also available.





Educational Resources

NEW! Earthquake Resources Organized by the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)

  • Topics include: What causes earthquakes, how to structures respond, how are tsunamis formed, and more
  • Resources include: videos and animations, games, coloring pages/books, photo galleries, maps, posters, and much more


Suggested ShakeOut Descriptions For Newsletters, Web Pages, etc.

Multiple descriptions of different lengths in a single Word document. (562 KB)




Sample Resolution Draft

Download a sample draft resolution of intent to participate, as a Word document (33 KB)




Instructions and additional resources for specific groups:




©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
Be Ready UtahThe Great Utah ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!