Western US buildings at high risk
Western US people at risk in vulnerable buildings
Number of companies that make a product that can protect you from these risks
I work in an area prone to earthquakes large enough to inflict serious damage to my office, my building and me.
As a partner in my firm, a wife and mother, this posed an unacceptable level of risk to those who care about and need me.
My LifeGuard puts us at ease knowing I have a very safe place to immediately go when these earthquakes happen. When I think about the day a big one happens, I now feel confident and empowered instead of helpless.Pamela Grinter
LifeGuard Feats of Strength
The April 16, 2016 M 7.8 earthquake, offshore of the west coast of northern Ecuador, occurred as the result of shallow thrust faulting on or near the plate boundary between the Nazca and South America plates. At the location of the earthquake, the Nazca plate subducts...read more
At 3:54 Pacific time, Illapel, Chile experienced an 8.3 magnitude earthquake at only 7.8 miles in depth. The closest major city is Santiago with La Serena, Ovalle and Valparaiso being closer. There is a high risk of Tsunami along the Western Coast.read more
According to a recent LA Times article, people living in California and the West Coast still face the highest earthquake risk. But a new study says we are not alone. That report found that close to half of all Americans — nearly 150 million people — are threatened by...read more
The midday 7.8 shallow quake has devastated the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. It is expected that the death toll from this recent devastating earthquake will continue to climb in the weeks to come.read more