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Earthquake Safety Resource Center Available for All California Businesses

Posted on October 16, 2019

Pleasanton, Calif.—With two earthquakes striking the Bay Area overnight, just three days before the 30-year anniversary of the Loma Prieta quake, it’s an important reminder for all Californians to prepare.

State Fund’s Earthquake Safety Resource Center, available at, provides materials to help employers and employees learn what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Visitors will find preparedness checklists, information on what to do in specific situations, and tips on how to ready their workplace for an earthquake.

We’re also encouraging all Californians to join the Great California ShakeOut on Thursday, October 17 to practice the “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” method, proven to be the best way to protect yourself during an earthquake.

“Given the recent earthquakes in the Bay area, we’d like to remind California businesses of the importance of preparing your workplace and your employees for the next event,” said State Fund Senior Vice President of Safety and Health Services Lauren Mayfield. “We’ve recently added to the resources at to help keep California workers safe before, during, and after an earthquake.”

To find free, comprehensive workplace safety resources, including the new Earthquake Resource Center, visit

For more information about State Fund, visit

About State Fund
Established in 1914 by the state legislature, State Fund is California’s most reliable provider of workers’ compensation insurance and a vital asset to California businesses. State Fund supports California’s entrepreneurial spirit and plays a stabilizing role in the economy by providing fairly priced workers’ compensation insurance, helping California employers keep their workplaces safe, and restoring injured workers. For more information, visit


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