Flashcards in Intro Deck (7)
What is the most common emergency response, and the one that possibly has the greatest potential for a unfavorable outcome to department members?
Operations at the scene of a vehicle accident or other types of emergency incidents occurring on roadways and highways
What are the priority concerns for the incident commander operating at the scene of the highway accident?
Care for the injured
Protection of the public
Safety of the emergency responders
Protection of the environment
And clearance of traffic lanes
What are the primary objectives for any operation at the scene of a roadway incident?
Establish a safe operating area
Provide emergency care and transportation of the sick or injured
Establish water supply
Protect the environment
Restore normal traffic flow
Keep as many traffic lanes open as possible
Preserve evidence for investigators
Use the ICS
What creates a safer environment for the motorist an emergency responders?
Restoring the roadway to normal
This is the protected work area at a vehicle related roadway incident that is shielded by the block from apparatus and other emergency vehicles?
The lanes of a roadway within which approaching motorist change their speed in positions to comply with the traffic control measures established at it incident scene is called what?