WARNING CODES: United Kingdom. 1979. The United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organization used the color codes in Table 1 below to provide warning information to the general public.
Table 54-1. United Kingdom Public Warning Codes
|RED||Attack Warning||Immediate threat of air attack.||(1) Rising and falling tones on a siren.
(2) Radio announcement by the British Broadcasting Company.
|BLACK||Fallout Warning||Immediate threat of arrival of radioactive fallout.||Three bangs in quick succession of a gong or maroon (an explosive signaling device) or blasts of a whistle.|
|WHITE||All Clear||There is no further danger.||Steady tone on a siren.|
United Kingdom, Home Office, Central Office of Information, UKMWO, London, United Kingdom, Home Office, 1979.