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1

The 5 Major Function areas of ICS?

1. Command
2. Logistics
3. Finance/Administration
4. Operations
5. Planning

2

The General Staff consist of (4)?

1. Planning
2. Logistics
3. Operations
4. Finance/Administration

3

Who is responsible for the overall management of the incident?

Command

4

Who Approves the IAP?

IC

5

Who approves the ordering and releasing of resources?

IC

6

Who implements the IAP?

OSC (Only 1 OSC per operational period.)

7

Command Staff: Three specific staff positions are:

1. Safety Officer
2. Liaison Officer
3. Information Officer

8

Who is the point of contact for other agencies?

Liaison Officer

9

Which Officer is responsible for direct management for all tactical activities?

OSC (May have deputies assigned from other agencies)

10

All resources in the designated Staging Area are under the direct control of?

OSC, and should be on 3 minute availability

11

Who can establish, move, and discontinue the use of Staging Areas?

OSC

12

Where will the Staging Manager request food, fuel, and sanitation from?

Logistics Section

13

The OPS Chief may deal directly with the Air Tactical Group Supervisor who in turn will coordinate air activity through a ________ and a ________. In other cases, the helicopter will be under the direct control of?

Helicopter Coordinator
Fix winged/Air tanker Coordinator
OSC

14

What is established when the number of strike teams, task forces, and single resource units exceed the span of control of the OSC?

Divisions/Groups

15

Any combination of resources put together for an assignment of a temporary nature best describes a?

Task Force

16

A set number of resources of the same kind and typer, with common communications, operating under the direct supervision of a leader best describes a?

Strike Team

17

Divisions are generally?
Groups are generally?

Geographical
Functional

18

When Division or Group Supervisors need to subdivide their work area for improved supervision or accountability, what can be established?

Segments (a geographic area)

19

________ can be established when the number of Divisions/Groups exceed the recommended 5:1 span of control for the OSC.

Branches

20

The officer between the OSC and the Strike Team Leader is the?

Branch Director

21

Who maintains information on the current and forecasted situation, and on the status of resources on an incident?

Planning Section

22

Who reports to the planning section? (5)

1. Resources Unit
2. Situations Unit
3. Documentation Unit
4. Demobilization Unit
5. Technical Specialist

23

Who has the master list of all resources on an incident?

Resource Unit

24

Who is responsible for collecting, processing, and organizing situation information, preparing situation summaries, and develop projections and forecasts of future events?

Situation Unit

25

Why is the Documentation Unit maintained in the Planning Section?

Because the have a huge part in preparation of the IAP.

26

Who is responsible for developing an incident demobilization Plan?

Demobilization Unit

27

Who can be assigned anywhere within the organization? And, can they report directly to the Planning Section Chief?

Technical Specialist
Yes

28

The Logistics Section is responsible for providing all support needs to the incident, except?

Aircraft

29

What two branches can Logistics be divided into?

Services Branch (Communications Unit, Medical Unit, and Food Unit)
Support Branch (Supply Unit, Facilities Unit, and Ground Support Unit)

30

Who sets up the ICP, Base, camps, and other shelters on an incident?

Facilities Unit

31

What 5 things is the Ground Support Unit Responsible for?

1. Maintenance and repair of vehicles
2. Time Reporting
3. Fueling
4. Transportation
5. Implementing the Incident Traffic Plan

32

The Medical Unit is primarily responsible for (4)

1. Developing the Incident Medical Plan
2. Procedures for a Major Medical Emergency
3. Medical aid and transportation
4. Paperwork for injured personnel

33

Finance Section includes: (4)

1. Time Unit
2. Procurement Unit
3. Compensation/Claims Unit
4. Cost Unit

34

What is an expansion of the incident command function primarily designed to manage a very large area that has multiple incidents, each with a separate ICS organization?

Area Command

35

Two or more individual incidents located in the same general proximity which are assigned to a single Incident Commander or Unified Command to facilitate management.

Complex