Flashcards in Incident Command System Deck (35)
The 5 Major Function areas of ICS?
The General Staff consist of (4)?
Who is responsible for the overall management of the incident?
Who Approves the IAP?
Who approves the ordering and releasing of resources?
Who implements the IAP?
OSC (Only 1 OSC per operational period.)
Command Staff: Three specific staff positions are:
1. Safety Officer
2. Liaison Officer
3. Information Officer
Who is the point of contact for other agencies?
Which Officer is responsible for direct management for all tactical activities?
OSC (May have deputies assigned from other agencies)
All resources in the designated Staging Area are under the direct control of?
OSC, and should be on 3 minute availability
Who can establish, move, and discontinue the use of Staging Areas?
Where will the Staging Manager request food, fuel, and sanitation from?
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?
Fix winged/Air tanker Coordinator
What is established when the number of strike teams, task forces, and single resource units exceed the span of control of the OSC?
Any combination of resources put together for an assignment of a temporary nature best describes a?
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?
Divisions are generally?
Groups are generally?
When Division or Group Supervisors need to subdivide their work area for improved supervision or accountability, what can be established?
Segments (a geographic area)
________ can be established when the number of Divisions/Groups exceed the recommended 5:1 span of control for the OSC.
The officer between the OSC and the Strike Team Leader is the?
Who maintains information on the current and forecasted situation, and on the status of resources on an incident?
Who reports to the planning section? (5)
1. Resources Unit
2. Situations Unit
3. Documentation Unit
4. Demobilization Unit
5. Technical Specialist
Who has the master list of all resources on an incident?
Who is responsible for collecting, processing, and organizing situation information, preparing situation summaries, and develop projections and forecasts of future events?
Why is the Documentation Unit maintained in the Planning Section?
Because the have a huge part in preparation of the IAP.
Who is responsible for developing an incident demobilization Plan?
Who can be assigned anywhere within the organization? And, can they report directly to the Planning Section Chief?
The Logistics Section is responsible for providing all support needs to the incident, except?
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)
Who sets up the ICP, Base, camps, and other shelters on an incident?
What 5 things is the Ground Support Unit Responsible for?
1. Maintenance and repair of vehicles
2. Time Reporting
5. Implementing the Incident Traffic Plan
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
Finance Section includes: (4)
1. Time Unit
2. Procurement Unit
3. Compensation/Claims Unit
4. Cost Unit
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?