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nfpa 1001

Std. for Fire Fighter Prof. Qs
(ff1/ff2)

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fire mark

distinctive metal marker used by insurance companies for identifying their policyholder's buildings

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Philadelphia contributorship

first successful fire insurance company in North America that was founded by Ben Franklin

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NIMS

National incident management system. a part of the HSPD-5 directive in 2003. nationwide template for all interagency responses.

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LIP

3 tactical incident priorities:
life safety
incident stabilization
property conservation

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unity of command

u report to only one supervisor

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span of control

one can effectively supervise 3-7 individuals or groups. 5 is optimum.

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chain of command

order of rank and authority. also, sequence of info and command flow in the ICS.

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ICS

incident command system.

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division of labor

dividing large jobs into smaller jobs.

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3 reasons for division of labor

to assign responsibility
to prevent duplication of effort
to make specific assignments

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NFPA 1002

Std. for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator PQs

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NFPA 1021

Std. for Fire Officer PQs

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NFPA 1500

Std. on FD Occupational Safety and Health Program

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NFPA 1521

Std. for FD Safety Officer

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NFPA 1061

Std. for Public Safety Telecommunicator PQs

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NFPA 72

National Fire Alarm Code

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NFPA 1071

Std. for Emergency Vehicle Technician PQs

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NFPA 1003

Std. for Airport FF PQs

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NFPA 472

Std. for Hazmat/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents

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CBRNE

chemical
biological
radiological
nuclear
explosive

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NFPA 1006

Std. for Rescue Technician PQs

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NFPA 1051

Std. for Wildland FF PQs

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NFPA 1031

Std. for Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner PQs

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NFPA 1033

Std. for Fire Investigator PQs

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NFPA 1035

Std. for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator PQs

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Fire Protection Engineer

checks building plans to ensure compliance with local fire and life safety codes.

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NFPA 1041

Std. for Fire Service Instructor PQs

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Policy

a guide to decision-making within an organization

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procedure

written detailed plan of action to carry out policy for some specific, recurring situations

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order

based on policy and compliance is mandatory

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directive

not based on policy and are more like suggestions or requests

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SOP

standard operating procedures

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SOGs

standard operating guidelines

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IAP

incident action plan

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IC

incident commander. in overall charge of an incident

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HSPD

homeland security presidential directive

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FGC

fire ground command. an incident management system developed in phoenix that uses the term "sector" to designate either a functional or geographical assignment

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group

denote functional assignments

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divisions

denote geographical assignments

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sector

geographical or functional designation used in a FGC not recognized by NIMS

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8 requirements of ICS

common terminology
modular organization
integrated communications
unified command structure
manageable span of control
consolidated action plans
pre designated incident facilities
comprehensive resource mgmt.

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ICS command subdivisions

command
-safety
-liaison
-PIO
operations
planning
logistics
finance/admin
intel

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PIO

public information officer. interfaces with the public and the media

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safety officer

advises the IC on all operational safety. has the authority to stop operations.

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liaison officer

point of contact for other agencies/organizations

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ICS OPS

responsible for mitigating the immediate hazard while meeting LIP priorities

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ICS planning

collects, documents, evaluates, and disseminates info to the IC. tracks resources and develops the IAP. may consist of a resource unit, situation unit, and demobilization unit.

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ICS logistics

responsible for all support requirements including ordering off-site resources. has a support branch and a service branch

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Logistics support branch

includes supplies, facilities, and ground support vehicle services

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Logistics service branch

includes medical, communications, and food services

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ICS finance/admin

consists of a time unit, procurement unit, cost unit, and compensation/claims unit. normally established only on large-scale long-term incidents

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ICS intel

responsible for analyzing and sharing intel info. such as national security or classified materials, risk assessments, medical and weather intel, hazmat levels, etc.

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branch

divides a command staff function. branches can then be divided into divisions or groups.

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strategic mode

on scene operating mode for companies that is either offensive or defensive

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strike team

set # of resources of the same type

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task force

combination of resources to meet a specific mission or ops need

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4 types of fire depts

volunteer
career
paid-on-call
combination

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ICS command _____ via _____
to mitigate the incident. Is
_____ for all incident activities.

directs, orders, controls resources explicit authority
ultimately responsible

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supervisor

someone in charge of a division or group