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Command Procedures are designed to:
* Ensure that a _______, _______, and ________ Command will be established from the onset of the incident.

strong, direct, and visible

p 3

2

Command Procedures are designed to:
* Establish an effective _________ ____________, defining the activities and responsibilities assigned to the IC and to other individuals operating within ICS.

incident organization

p 3

3

Command Procedures are designed to:
* Provide a system to process information to support incident __________, __________, and _________ making.

management, planning, and decision making

p 3

4

Command Procedures are designed to:
* Provide a system for the orderly _________ of Command to subsequent arriving officers.

transfer

p 3

5

The IC is responsible for the completion of the _________ __________.

incident priorities

p 3

6

Incident Priorities are:
1. ______ - ________ - responders and the public
2. _________ ___________ - minimize the effects by keeping the incident from escalating and bringing it under control
3. _________ ___________ - property, infrastructure, evidence, economy, environment, and provide or recovery

1. Life Safety
2. Incident Stabilization
3. Property Conservation

p 3

7

To achieve incident priorities, the IC must define the following:
* ________ __________ - statements of guidance and direction that are achievable, measurable, and necessary for the selection of the appropriate strategy and the tactical direction of resources.
* ________ - General plan or direction selected to accomplish incidents objectives.
* _______ - Deployment and directing resources on an incident to accomplish the objectives designed by current incident strategy.

* Incident objectives
* Strategy
* Tactics

p 4

8

1. _________ Level - This entails the overall direction and goals of the incident.

Strategic

p 4

9

2. _________ Level - Objectives that must be achieved to meet the strategic goals. The _______ Level supervisor/officer is responsible for completing assigned objectives

Tactical / Tactical

p 4

10

Command Procedures are designed to:
* Fix the responsibility for Command on a specific ___________ through a standard identification system, depending on the arrival sequence of members, companies, and chief officers.

individual

p 3

11

3. _____ Level - Specific _____ assigned to companies that lead toward meeting Tactical Level requirements.

Task / tasks

p 4

12

The ICS is used to facilitate the completion of the incident priorities through the application of the ________ ________, appropriate _________ and ______.

incident objectives / strategies / tactics

p 4

13

Functions of Command include:
1. ________ and __________ Command and establish an effective operating position (Command Post)
2. Rapidly evaluate the __________ (_____-____) and/or briefing from the previous IC.
3. Initiate, maintain, and control the ______________ process.

1. Assume and announce
2. situation (size-up)
3. communications

p 4

14

Functions of Command:
4. Determine the incident __________ and __________, develop an _________ ________ ______, and assign resources based on strategies and tactics following standard operating guidelines.

objectives and strategies / Incident Action Plan

15

Functions of Command:
5. Develop an effective ICS __________ and initiate/maintain a tactical ______ ________.
6. Coordinate activity for all ___________ and __________ staff.
7. Review, evaluate, and revise (as needed) the _________ ________ ______.

5. organization / work sheet
6. Command and General
7. Incident Action Plan

p 5

16

Functions of Command:
8. Provide for the continuity, transfer and termination of ___________.

Command

p 5

17

The first _____ functions of Command must be addressed immediately from the initial assumption of Command.

five

p 5

18

A single - company incident (trash fire, single patient medical, etc.) may only require that the company or unit acknowledge its ?

arrival on scene

p 5

19

The first - arriving FD member or company officer activates the command process by giving an initial _______ _______.

radio report

p 5

20

The radio designation "__________" will be used along with the ___________ location of the incident.

"Command" / geographic

p 7

21

In military protocol for radio communications the sender states the intended ___________ radio designation first and then follows with the _________ designation.

receivers / senders

p 7

22

Saying the receivers designation first is an ?

attention getting device

p 7

23

If a situation requires investigation by the first - arriving company, with other responding companies remaining staged which command option should be used?

Investigation Option

p 8

24

In situations that require immediate action to stabilize the incident and mandate the company officers assistance to carry out the critical operation what command option should be used?

Fast-Attack option

p 8

25

Examples of situations that require fast-attack option are:
* ___________ fire attacks
* Critical _____-_______ situations that must be achieved in a compressed time.
* Any incident where safety and welfare of ___________ are of major concern.
* Working incidents that require further ___________ by the company officer.

* Offensive
* life-safety
* responders
* investigation

p 8-9

26

The Fast Attack option should not last more than a few minutes within the ?

IDLH atmosphere

p 9

27

Fast Attack option ends with one of the following:
* The situation is ____________.
* The situation is not stabilized or transfer of Command has not taken place. The company officer should withdraw to the exterior outside of an IDLH atmosphere and establish a __________ ______.
* Command is ____________ to another officer.

* stabilized
* Command Post
* transferred

p 9

28

If an incident requires immediate strong, direct, overall Command, the company officer will initially assume an exterior, safe, and effective command position and maintain this position until relieved by a higher ranking officer. This is what type of Command option?

Command Post Option

p 9

29

In the Command Post option what shall be initiated and used to assist in managing this type of incident?

tactical work sheet

p 9

30

Modern construction is not designed to maintain its _________ during fire conditions.

integrity

p 10