Outdoor Warning Sirens Operations and Testing: A Guide for Local Emergency Manager

Georgia Emergency Management Agency

April 3, 2012

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Outdoor Warning Sirens Operations and Testing: A Guide for Local Emergency Manager (PDF, 698KB)
This report includes recommendations for the testing, activation and maintenance of outdoor warning sirens and was a joint effort of the Emergency Management Association of Georgia and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency with the technical assistance of the National Weather Service.
 
The goal of this report is to assemble common practices for activating and testing outdoor warning systems throughout Georgia. Comprehensive outdoor warning siren practices elevate the overall effectiveness through increased confidence by the public and provides jurisdictions an opportunity to raise awareness about these systems within their community.