Continuous ringing of the fire alarm indicates immediate evacuation of the building to a point at least 1,000 feet away from the building. Use designated emergency exit routes as posted in each area. Emergency evacuation drills will be held throughout the year to ensure that all persons understand and obey emergency procedures. During these drills students are to act as though the emergency were real and to behave in an orderly fashion.
Continuous ringing of the fire alarm indicates immediate evacuation of the building to a designated weather safe area.
On the Flint River campus, the Civil Defense weather siren alarms to indicate immediate evacuation to the designated severe weather/tornado safe rooms.
A senior staff member or designee on the scene will announce “ALL CLEAR”.
Faculty, staff, and students are to follow the procedures outlined below:
Griffin Campus: The Security Officer will notify the faculty and staff via email or by sounding short blasts from an air horn.
Flint River Campus: An alert will be issued via intercom system.
Centers: An alert will be issued by sounding short blasts from an air horn.
Griffin Campus: A senior staff member or designee on the scene will announce “ALL CLEAR” using a voice amplified bullhorn.
Note: A Tornado Plan is published and posted marking locations of safe areas during severe weather emergencies.
Flint River Campus: An “ALL CLEAR” message will be issued over the intercom system.
Centers: An “ALL CLEAR” message will be issued using a voice amplified bullhorn.
Note: An Emergency Evacuation Plan is posted at exit doors marking locations of safe areas during severe weather emergencies.
Inclement Weather advisory reports will be monitored on several local and metro Atlanta television and radio stations.
In the event that the college may be closed during a period that is scheduled to be open, the student can receive information by listening to one of the following radio and television stations:
|Atlanta:||WSB-TV-Channel 2||Macon:||WMAZ-TV-Channel 13|
|WXIA-TV-Channel 11||WIBB Radio-97.9 FM|
|Thomaston:||WTUC TV-Channel 10||Griffin:||WKEU Radio-88.9 FM|
|WTGA Radio-AM 1590||WKEU Radio-88.9 FM|
|WTGA Radio-FM 101.1|
|Columbus:||WTVM-TV-Channel 9||Manchester – Warm Springs:||WFDR-Radio-AM 1370|
|Mountain Country-94.3 FM|
|Emergency Numbers:||Fire Department – 911|
|Police Department – 911|
|Ambulance (Emergency) - 911|