Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort***** has been designed and built with every consideration given to earthquake safety. The safety features incorporated into the Resort's main building meet or exceed local building codes regarding earthquake safety.
The generale safety rules during the quake is to remain calm. Sound usually precedes earthquake motion by a split second. The rolling and roaring may terrify you, but unless something falls on you, the sensations will probably not hurt you.
DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH EARTHQUAKES
- Partial building collapse such as collapsing walls, falling ceiling plaster, dislodged light fixtures and pictures
- Flying glass from shattered windows
- Overturned furniture such as wardrobes, standing lamps or night tables
- Fires and broken gas lines
- Fallen power lines
- Inappropriate actions resulting from panic
IF YOU ARE INSIDE THE RESORT, STAY THERE
- Stay in a dorrway, or
- Get under the table or desk, or
- Brace yourself in an inside corner away from windows, or
- Move to an inner wall or corridor
- Watch for falling objects
- Stay away from tall shelves, cabinets and other furniture which might slide or topple over
- Stay away from windows, sliding glass doors and mirros
- Grab anything handy to shield your head and face from falling debris and splintering glass
- Do not be alarmed if the fire alarm or sprinklers go off
Do not rush outside. Stay in your suite. The greatest danger from falling debris is just outside doorways and close to outer walls.
IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE, STAY THERE
Move away from the building, garage, walls, power poles and lam posts. If possible, proceed cautiously to an open area.
GENERAL SAFETY RULES AFTER AN EARTHQUAKE
- Remain calm do not panic
- Do not light matches, cigarettes or turn on electrical switches
- Keep head and feet protected with blankets, hat, pillow, etc
- Wait for further instructions by the Resort Emergency Response Team