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Published on November 12, 2008

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Incident Command System Orientation : Incident Command System Orientation Your Work Place & ICS Introduction to ICS : Introduction to ICS Designed to Help you learn the principles of Incident Command System (ICS) as it will work for workplace. Briefly acquaint you to basic ICS structure and ICS terminology within the organizational framework. Objective : Objective List the five organizational activities within the ICS and their primary function Give titles and explain duties of Command and General Staff Match organizational units to appropriate sections Match supervisory titles with appropriate levels within the organization Objective (continued) : Objective (continued) Describe terms used to name facilities and their function Describe the Incident Action Plan and its used Describe span of control in the organization and in resource use Describe common responsibilities associated with incident or events Describe several potential applications for ICS use Purpose of Incident Command System : Purpose of Incident Command System Used to Manage a emergency incident Manage a non-emergency events Has Considerable internal flexibility Grows and shrinks to needs Cost effective and efficient Applies to emergency & non-emergencies ICS Features to Cover : ICS Features to Cover ICS Organization Incident Facilities The IAP (Incident Action Plan) Span of Control Common work site Responsibilities Potential Work Site Applications ICS Organization : ICS Organization Command Operations Planning Logistics Finance/Administration Monitors costs, accounting, procurement, time recording and cost analysis ICS Command : ICS Command Incident Commander In charge of incident Qualified for position and incident May have assistants called Deputies Also qualified for position and incident Command Staff Safety, Information, and Liaison Command Staff : Command Staff Title of Command staff - Officer Information Officer Point of contact for media or organizations Has assistants Safety Officer Monitor safety conditions Develops measures for assuring safety for all Liaison Officer Primary contact for agencies who have personnel assigned to incident General Staff : General Staff People who perform major activities Called Chiefs Met qualifications Has Deputies Met qualifications Works as chief, relief or assigned specific tasks Operations : Operations Operations Section Chief Develop and manage Operations Additional levels of organizations Division /Groups (Sectors) Divisions - geographical Groups - functional (usually largest segment) Branches Due to span of control issues or Multiple disciplines Expanded Operations : Expanded Operations Management Units Strike Teams Has specific number of like units Has a leader and common communications Task Forces Has unlike units Has a leader and common communications Single Resource Examples : Examples Other special Ops activities : Other special Ops activities Air Operations- (if necessary) Established when a tactical or logistical need for aircraft operations Staging areas for PHCC campus Place to temporary locate resources awaiting assignment Planning : Planning Collect, evaluate and display info Develop Incident Action Plan Maintain Resource status info on equipment and personnel Maintain Incident Documents Logistics : Logistics Responsible for all services and support needs for your work site: Ex: Obtain and maintain personnel, facilities, equipment and supplies Finance : Finance Any incident requiring on site financial management Procuring Contacting Cost estimates of current and alternative strategies Organizational Terminology : Organizational Terminology Incident Facilities : Incident Facilities Incident Command Post Staging areas Base of Operations Camps Helibase (if necessary) Helispots(if necessary) Incident Command Post : Incident Command Post Location where the IC oversees all incident operations Only one Incident Command Post Common location for Plans, Logistics and Finance/Administration Marked on a Map as: Work Site Staging Areas : Work Site Staging Areas Convenient temporary location of resources awaiting assignments May have many staging areas May have a staging area manager Marked on a evacuation map as: Work Site Base : Work Site Base Location of Primary Services and Support activities are performed Only one base of an incident if designated Marked on map as emergency evacuation area The IAP (Incident Action Plan) : The IAP (Incident Action Plan) All incidents have one Can be oral or written Oral for short events Written for long or complex events Contains Direction for future actions Measurable tactical operations to be met Base on a time frame called an Operational Period Operational Period : Operational Period Can be in various lengths Non longer than 24 hours Usual is in12 hour periods Based on needs of the Work Site incident Planning for IAP Far enough in advance for: Obtaining adequate resources for the needs Relevant for appropriate tactics Work Site Documentation : Work Site Documentation Statement of objectives ICS 202 Organization Assignments ICS 203 Assignment List ICS 204 Supporting Material ICS 205/206/Maps Span of Control : Span of Control From 3 - 7 reporting elements Most common 5:1 elements Used of Chain of command/communication Span of Control : Span of Control From 3 - 7 reporting elements Most common 5:1 elements Used of Chain of command/communication Common Responsibilities : Common Responsibilities Common responsibilities /instructions associated with an incident assignment Receive assignment for the organization Reporting location & time to incident Length of assignment Brief description of assignment Travel route Communication information (cell #, radio Fx) Common Responsibilities : Common Responsibilities Bring any specialized supplies or equipment required (include personal supplies) Upon arrival check in at ICP (Incident Command Post) Staging area Base location Division or Group Common Responsibilities : Common Responsibilities Clear text on radios Obtain briefing for supervisor Acquire any materials not brought with you If you have subordinates; organize and brief them Brief your relief and obtain a briefing from someone you are relieving Common Responsibilities : Common Responsibilities Complete all forms, deliver then to your Supervisor or Documentation Unit Demobilize according to PLAN. Applications : Applications Summary : Summary Thanks for Participating from the folks at MySafetyTrainingOnline.Com

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