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What are the three incident priorities:

Life Safety
Incident Stabilization
Protection of property and the environment

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Decisions weighing the life safety of responders vs the life safety of the public must be based upon a careful ____ ____ ______.

Risk benefit analysis

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What NFPA standard is used for Incident management system?

NFPA 1561 Standard on Fire Department Incident Management System

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What is the standard approach to incident management?

NIMS - National Incident Management System

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With an incident what provides the means to communicate overall incident strategies, tactics and tasks?

Incident Action Plan

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OSHA Standard ___________ mandates implantation of an ICS as part of the requirements of emergency response to HAZMAT incidents.

29 CFR 1910.120

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NIMS terms
Branch

Organizational level having functional/geographic responsibilities for major segments of incident operations. The Branch level is organized between Section and Division/Group

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NIMS terms
Command

The function of NIMS that determines the overall strategy of the incident, with input from throughout the IMS structure

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NIMS terms
Division

The organizational level having responsibility for operations within a defined geographic area

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NIMS terms
Group

The organizational level having responsibility for a specified functional assignment at an incident

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NIMS terms
Incident Action Plan (IAP)

The strategic goals, tactical objectives, and support requirements for the incident

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NIMS terms
Incident Commander (IC)

The individual responsible for the management of all incident operations, primarily responsible for developing the IAP

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NIMS terms
Command Post (CP)

An established location from which the command function operates.
-should be easily identified and accessible

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NIMS terms
Resources

All personnel, tools / equip, and extinguishing agents available or potentially available for assignment to incident tasks on which status in maintained.

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NIMS terms
Supervisor

Individual responsible for the command of a Division / Group

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IMS / NIMS Operational Funtions:

Command
Operations
Planning
Logistics
Finance/Admin

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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

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Command Staff:

Safety Officer
Liaison Officer
PIO

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A CP must be readily identifiable- what are methods of identifying the CP

Common identifier is a green flashing light
Pennants
Signs
Flags

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Operations Section is responsible for

Direct management of all incident tactical activities

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Planning Section is responsible for

Gathering, assimilating, analyzing and processing info needed for effective decision-making

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Logistics Section is

The support mechanism of the organization providing services and support systems
Support Branch and Service Branch

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What section is the Procurement Unit under?

Finance/Admin section

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Unified Command occurs when an incident involves:

Overlapping authority and responsibility

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On a Haz mat incident all rescue operations come under the direction of the:
A. IC
B. Entry Team Leader
C. Hazmat Branch Director/Group Supervisor

Hazmat group supervisor

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Under NIMS all radio communications should be transmitted in ____ _____.

Plain language

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In general, predetermined guidelines / procedures for managing hazmat incidents contains the following indie dent management elements:

Priorities
Management Structure
Problem-solving Process