Flashcards in IFSTA HAZMAT Ch. 5 Deck (27):
What are the three incident priorities:
Protection of property and the environment
Decisions weighing the life safety of responders vs the life safety of the public must be based upon a careful ____ ____ ______.
Risk benefit analysis
What NFPA standard is used for Incident management system?
NFPA 1561 Standard on Fire Department Incident Management System
What is the standard approach to incident management?
NIMS - National Incident Management System
With an incident what provides the means to communicate overall incident strategies, tactics and tasks?
Incident Action Plan
OSHA Standard ___________ mandates implantation of an ICS as part of the requirements of emergency response to HAZMAT incidents.
29 CFR 1910.120
Organizational level having functional/geographic responsibilities for major segments of incident operations. The Branch level is organized between Section and Division/Group
The function of NIMS that determines the overall strategy of the incident, with input from throughout the IMS structure
The organizational level having responsibility for operations within a defined geographic area
The organizational level having responsibility for a specified functional assignment at an incident
Incident Action Plan (IAP)
The strategic goals, tactical objectives, and support requirements for the incident
Incident Commander (IC)
The individual responsible for the management of all incident operations, primarily responsible for developing the IAP
Command Post (CP)
An established location from which the command function operates.
-should be easily identified and accessible
All personnel, tools / equip, and extinguishing agents available or potentially available for assignment to incident tasks on which status in maintained.
Individual responsible for the command of a Division / Group
IMS / NIMS Operational Funtions:
Command includes 3 levels
Strategic - entails the overall direction/goals of the incident
Tactical - identifies the objectives that the tactical level supervisor/officer must achieve to meet the strategic goals
Task - describes the specific tasks needed to meet tactical level requirements, and assigns these tasks to operational units, companies or individuals
A CP must be readily identifiable- what are methods of identifying the CP
Common identifier is a green flashing light
Operations Section is responsible for
Direct management of all incident tactical activities
Planning Section is responsible for
Gathering, assimilating, analyzing and processing info needed for effective decision-making
Logistics Section is
The support mechanism of the organization providing services and support systems
Support Branch and Service Branch
What section is the Procurement Unit under?
Unified Command occurs when an incident involves:
Overlapping authority and responsibility
On a Haz mat incident all rescue operations come under the direction of the:
B. Entry Team Leader
C. Hazmat Branch Director/Group Supervisor
Hazmat group supervisor
Under NIMS all radio communications should be transmitted in ____ _____.