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1
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What is incident command?

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Uniform organizations, clearly delineated roles, responsibility and authority, clear chain of command and communication

2
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What are the basics of incident command under the commander?

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Planning, logistics, operations, finance

3
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What does the planning sector do?

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Collects, evaluates, and disseminates information to and from the scene
This information is used in preparing an Incident Action Plan (IAP)

4
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What does the logistics sector do?

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Is responsible for identifying and providing services and support to meet the incident’s and personnel’s needs

5
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What does the operations sector do?

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Sector oversees the availability and distribution of personnel, equipment, supplies, and facilities
It is responsible for directing the manpower needed to meet the incident needs and objectives

6
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What does the fiance sector do?

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Responsible for assessing and tracking incident related costs, keep personnel and equipment records, and administering procurement contracts associated with the incident

7
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Describe National Incident Management Systems (NIMS).

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2003, expants key features of ICS, broader organizational framework, terminology, and procedures

8
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What is the role of ICS in NIMS?

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Command and management, preparedness, resource management, communication and info management, supporting tech, ongoing management and maintenance

9
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What is YOUR ROLE?

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Detection»_space; notify appropriate command»_space; communicate useful info timely

10
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What are some other concerns?

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Communication systems, crowd control, media interactions

11
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What is the role of incident command for a chemical incident?

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IC post upwind and uphill to reduce exposure, evac plan, decontamination, scene control

12
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What is the role if incident command for a biological incident?

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Absent or difficult to ID, geographically dispersed, evac and quarantine, public health agencies needed

13
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What is the role of incident command for a radiological incident?

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Delayed or difficult scene recognition, special monitoring/survey equipment, decontamination equipment, distance, time, shielding

14
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What is the role of incident command for a nuclear incident?

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May be large or difficult to access, structural collapse or compromise, monitoring and survey equipment, supplemental communication equipment, time, distance, shielding

15
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What is the role of incident command for a natural incident?

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Could be miles in size, potential for damage/collapse, communication disrupted, inaccessible areas, prolonged operation

16
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What is the role of incident command for a natural incident?

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Assume scene unsafe, caution for secondary device, heavy equipment, urban search and rescue