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1

Every incident must have an ______ action plan.

Incident action plan

2

The IAP must include the incident _____. The ______ to be completed. Covers the specified time ______; called the operational period.

Objectives, activities, frame

3

ICS:

Each element must have what?

A person in charge

4

ICS:
Incident objectives are established on the following three priorities:

1. Life safety
2. Incident stabilization
3. Property preservation

5

For a manageable span of control, ICS recommends a ratio of how many subordinates to one supervisor?

5:1 ratio is recommended

6

In ICS, "resources" refer to what?

Personnel, supplies, and equipment

7

The location where the Incident Commander oversees all operations is called what?

Incident Command Post (ICP)

8

How many ICP's should there be?

Only one

9

ICS:

What are staging areas?

Locations at incident where personnel and equipment wait to be assigned

10

Can there be more than one Staging Area at a large incident?

Yes

11

ICS:

What is a "Base?"

Location where logistics and admin functions are coordinated

12

ICS:

What is a "Camp?"

Area that provides food, water, sleeping area, sanitary services

13

What is a Helibase?

Area where helicopter centered air operations are conducted. Usually long term support like fueling and maintenance

14

What is a Helispot?

Temporary location at incident where helicopter can land and take off

15

Do all responders need to check in to receive an assignment?

Yes

16

ICS:
Do supervisors need to track resources and report status changes as they occur?

Yes

17

ICS:
What is your first task when dispatched to incident?

Check in on arrival to receive and assignment

18

ICS:

After check in, what do you do next?

Locate supervisor and receive initial briefing

19

ICS:

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

20

ICS:

Should you respond without being dispatched?

No

21

ICS has been tested in more than ___ years of emergency and non-emergency applications.

30 years

22

ICS:

The transfer of command process always includes a ________ __ _______ briefing.

Transfer of Command

23

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.

1

24

During a large scale law enforcement operation ______subordinates may be optimal.

8-10 subordinates

25

The ICS _____ form is available to assist in developing a common communications plan.

ICS 205