Flashcards in Chapter19-Incident Scene Management Deck (76):
Which responsibilities and decisions are shared when a unified command structure is called for?
What is the average duration of an incident?
Most of the time it can be less than two hours or longer than 24 hours. Most people refer to the average duration of an operation As 12 hours
Which ICS form contains the specific unit tactical assignments?
Which I CS form clearly states the measurable objectives to be achieved in the specific time interval?
Which ICS form list descriptions of the ICS table of organization including the units in agencies involved
Which I CS form includes the radio communications plan
Which I CS form includes the medical plan
When did the government mandate the use of ICS as a component of NIMS?
In layman's book fire fighting tactics, what are facts?
Things that are true
In layman's book fire fighting tactics what are probabilities
Things that are likely to happen
In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is owning the situation
Officers knowledge about the situation
In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is the decision
Initial use of resources followed by supplemental resource needs
In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is the plan of operation
Information compiled into an incident action plan
What is a group?
Organizational level equal to a division having responsibility for a specified functional assignment at an incident such as ventilation, salvage, and water supply
What identifies incident priorities and objectives
Incident action plan
What are temporary locations that helicopters can land, refuel, and reload at an incident scene
What does the number of units dispatched give the company officer an idea of
The size or complexity of the incident
Where is the IAP maintained
Incident command post
Which organizational level has responsibility over a major functional area of incident management such as operations
What makes up the command staff
Public information officer, safety officer, and liaison who advises the IC
When dealing with resource types, a type one resource is more capable than?
2,3,4, or 5
What does it mean if a resource is in transit?
Identifies resources that are in route to the incident but have not checked in yet
What does it mean if a resource is assigned?
That resource is performing an active assignment
What does it mean if a resource is available?
They are ready for assignment and are probably in staging
What does it mean if a resource is out of service
Not ready for an assignment or unable to respond
What are the four tasks involved in resource management
Establishing systems for describing, inventorying and requesting resources, activate systems before and during incidents, dispatch resources before and during incidents, Deactivate or recall resources during or after incidents
What is an area to house acquit meant in personnel support functions?
What is a location remote from the incident in which a sensual auxiliary support functions such as food, sleeping, and sanitation are performed
Successfully gaining and maintaining control of an incident scene is critically important to what?
The successful outcome of an emergency scene
What is the basis for safe and efficient incident scene management
The ICS system
What is the act of directing, ordering, and controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority
What are the five sections in the NIMS ICS system
Operations, planning, logistics, administration/finance, and possibly information/intelligence if they are not operating under the planning section
What organizational level has a functional/geographic responsibility for major segments of incident operations and usually is represented by Roman numerals
What organizational level has responsibility for ops within a defined geographic area
What is the organizational level equal to a division that has a responsibility for a functional assignment
What are some examples of groups
Fire attack, ventilation, water supply
What is the organizational level within the sections that fulfill specific support functions such as resources, documentation, and demobilization
Units generally run under what section?
All personnel and major items of equipment available for assignment to incident tasks are called what
What is an example of a type one resource
Large structural firefighting apparatus
What is an example of a type 2 resource
Smaller off Road engine with a 500 GPM pump
What is an example of a type III resource
Smaller four-wheel-drive engine with a 120 GPM pump
What is an example of a type 4 resource
What is an example of a type five resource
Any combination of resources assembled for a specific mission or operational assignment is called what
A set number of resources of the same kind and type that have an established minimum number of personnel are cold what
What is the main difference between a strike team and a task force
Strike team is remain together through the entire incident and task forces are made up of multiple resources while strike teams are all the same resource
Who is responsible for the management of all incident operations primarily formulating the IAP and coordinating and directing all incident resources to implement the plan
What is an individual responsible for command of a division or group within the app section
On an incident scene who makes up command
IC and command staff
What section is responsible for collecting, evaluating, and dissemination of operational info and preparation and documentation of the IEP
What document composes resources, situation, demobilization, and documentation of units
Incident action plan
What section is responsible for providing facilities, services, and material support for the incident including food, ground support, communications, facilities, and medical units
What section is responsible for financial reimbursement and administrative services to support management activities including the compensation for claims
What section is responsible for managing internal information, intelligence, and operational security requirements
In regards to radio communications what is the most important channel on an incident scene
When is a unified command structure needed?
When an incident involves or threatens to involve more than one jurisdiction
What is the written or unwritten plan for the safe and efficient disposition of an emergency incident
Incident action plan
What are the three components to the incident action plan
Strategic goals, tactical objectives, and support requirements
When are written incident action plans required
Anytime an incident involves multi agency or multi jurisdictional units
What elements should be documented in the written IAP?
Incident objective, organization assignment list, assignment list, radio communications plan, medical plan, and operational planning worksheet
What are three situations where span of control can be larger than normal?
Subordinates are within the site of the supervisor, subordinates are performing the same task, or subordinates have higher skills than normal
What is the location from where all incident tactical operations are directed?
What location houses equipment and personnel support functions?
What location stores food, sleeping quarters, and sanitation
What location is where resources are held in reserve awaiting operational assignment
In a wildland assignment, staging unit should be no further away then?
Where is staging on high-rise assignments?
Two floors below the fire floor
What are the four terms used to report the status of resources
In transit, assigned, available, and out of service
What are the three incident priorities
Life safety, incident stabilization, And property conservation
Which of the incident priorities involves the decisions, resources, and activities required to control an incident
Which of the three incident priorities is the result of incident stabilization
What is the ongoing process of evaluating an emergency situation to determine the following facts: what happened, what is happening, what is going to happen, and what resources are needed to resolve the situation
Scene size up
What is the lead/reflex time
Amount of time needed to request and obtain additional resources
All hazards are influenced in someway by what three factors
Fuel weather and topography