Flashcards in ICS Principles And Features Deck (25):
Every incident must have an ______ action plan.
Incident action plan
The IAP must include the incident _____. The ______ to be completed. Covers the specified time ______; called the operational period.
Objectives, activities, frame
Each element must have what?
A person in charge
Incident objectives are established on the following three priorities:
1. Life safety
2. Incident stabilization
3. Property preservation
For a manageable span of control, ICS recommends a ratio of how many subordinates to one supervisor?
5:1 ratio is recommended
In ICS, "resources" refer to what?
Personnel, supplies, and equipment
The location where the Incident Commander oversees all operations is called what?
Incident Command Post (ICP)
How many ICP's should there be?
What are staging areas?
Locations at incident where personnel and equipment wait to be assigned
Can there be more than one Staging Area at a large incident?
What is a "Base?"
Location where logistics and admin functions are coordinated
What is a "Camp?"
Area that provides food, water, sleeping area, sanitary services
What is a Helibase?
Area where helicopter centered air operations are conducted. Usually long term support like fueling and maintenance
What is a Helispot?
Temporary location at incident where helicopter can land and take off
Do all responders need to check in to receive an assignment?
Do supervisors need to track resources and report status changes as they occur?
What is your first task when dispatched to incident?
Check in on arrival to receive and assignment
After check in, what do you do next?
Locate supervisor and receive initial briefing
What does the initial briefing cover?
*Current assessment and incident objectives
* Identified your specific job responsibilities
* Description of ICS structuring and ID of co-workers
* Location of work area, break area, where you can find needed resources
*Operational work shifts, safety procedures and required PPE
Should you respond without being dispatched?
ICS has been tested in more than ___ years of emergency and non-emergency applications.
The transfer of command process always includes a ________ __ _______ briefing.
Transfer of Command
Most initial response operations are not captured with a formal IAP. If an incident is likely to extend beyond _____ operational period, become more complex, or involve multiple jurisdictions, IAP become more important.
During a large scale law enforcement operation ______subordinates may be optimal.