During an earthquake, it is important to take shelter quickly. If you find a safe location, stay there until the earthquake is over.
When you feel an earthquake:
- Stay indoors;
- Get down: As soon as you feel the first tremors, your first reflex should be to crouch down on the ground to avoid falling;
- Find shelter: Once you are crouched down, find and move toward a location where you can take shelter (e.g.: under your desk or work table);
- Hold on: Once you are sheltered, hold on tight to the furniture and stay there until the earthquake is over;
- Remain sheltered when the tremors have subsided;
- Security will broadcast an appropriate voice message for your area.
When to evacuate
- If a fire breaks out in your vicinity;
- If Security orders an evacuation of your area.
How to evacuate the building
- Do not use the elevators;
- Follow the instructions broadcast by Security using the voice message system;
- Security may indicate which exit routes you should use;
- Once you are outside the building, monitor your surroundings to avoid falling objects that could harm you;
- Go to the meeting point (Place des réflexions – corner of Peel and Notre-Dame).