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Camosun faculty, staff and students at both the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses will participate in the annual BC co-ordinated "ShakeOut" earthquake drill set for Thursday, October 17 at 10:17am.

"We live in a seismically active region and preparing our college community will help reduce injury and death in the event of a large earthquake," says Tim Henderson, Manager of College Security.

Camosun supports the provincially synchronized Mass ShakeOut event, scheduled to occur on the third Thursday of October each year.

At 10:17am, on October 17, the college community will be asked to:

While at the Assembly Point, facilitators will ask students and staff:

  • Who are the people who are the most important to you?
  • Where are they NOW?
  • How are you going to communicate with each other?
  • Where are you going to meet, and how are you going to get there?

After approximately 10 – 15 minutes, students and employees will return to their buildings.

For more information on BC's ShakeOut earthquake drill, visit:


Tim Henderson
Manager, College Security

Last updated: October 10, 2013 3:42 pm

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