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East Central Task Force Total Visibility Refresher Adding Equipment
Sample Organization Chart Personnel can be listed under the organization or the facility depending on circumstances.
Sample Organization Chart If Personnel may be assigned to more than one facility as a duty station, then all personnel can be listed under the organization
Sample Organization Chart ENGINE 710 LDH – 5”, 1,500 Feet Thermal Imaging Camera Gas Meter Equipment carried on a vehicle or certain specialized vehicle subsystems are Child Resources of the Vehicle Equipment is a Child Resources of a Facilities Generator ENGINE 710 LDH – 5”, 1,500 Feet Thermal Imaging Camera Gas Meter Equipment carried on a vehicle or certain specialized subsystems of vehicles are Child Resources of the Vehicle Generator
Sample Organization Chart Equipment stored or installed at a facility is a Child Resource of that facility. Compressor Cascade System Radio Cache Generator
Sample Organization Chart LDH – 5”, 1,500 Feet Thermal Imaging Camera Gas Meter Generator Compressor Cascade System Radio Cache Generator
Enter your address and password assigned by the county For Berks County – click on TV linkwww.berksdes.com For the remaining counties in the ECTF –
At this screen, you will see all of the information that you are authorized to view. You may have to use the search feature to narrow the choices. Click on the Organization hyperlink
You are at the screen for your organization. In the lower section, you will see your PARENT and any CHILD resources.
Click New Child Resource to enter a new FACILITY
Pop up box appears – click drop down and choose Facility
Add the Facility Name and click CONTINUE
Complete the additional information for the facility and click SAVE.
Make sure you see this message.
If you are adding equipment for this facility, you can extend the window to the full screen size by clicking here (the center block).
Click New Child Resource to enter new Equipment.
Pop up box appears – click drop down and choose Equipment / Specialty Team
Choose Discipline Choose Type Choose Commodity Refer to the “Commodity Report” distributed electronically by the county.
In this example, we are adding a Fire Apparatus - Engine
A pop-up box appears with a number of detailed questions that have been assembled for each commodity. Please answer all of the questions. You may have to scroll down or to the right to see all of the questions. Questions marked with a * are required. Once all answers are completed, click save. Scroll Bars
A box opens for this resource - Engine The questions answered in the previous step can always be accessed and edited by clicking on this button.
This area is intended for the radio call Unit ID in this case would be “ENGINE”, Unit # is the designated alphanumeric radio call such as
The next step – click the tab for RESOURCE TYPING.
NIMS Typing Allows organizations to type resources according to the National Incident Management System resource types as required by federal law Simple process through use of Total Visibility Not all resources have a NIMS Type.
Click the tab for NEW TYPING.
The TYPING dropdown options will open.
Click the drop down for Category / ESF and choose Firefighting (ESF #4)
Click the drop down for Resource and choose the most appropriate. Engine, Fire (Pumper)
Click the drop down for Type and choose the most appropriate. Type I
If you are not sure of the proper Type, Click the Info Icon for a pop up box.
Read the description and pick the one that is appropriate. You can just click on the Radio Button to make your choice.
It is strongly recommended that a brief narrative description of the equipment should be added to the “Notes:” box
Once all of the information for this resource is entered – Click SAVE
Make sure you see this message before moving on!
If you are going to add equipment that is carried on this apparatus or apparatus sub-systems, click NEW CHILD RESOURCE otherwise click CLOSE.
Sub-Systems Both apparatus and facilities are capable of having sub-systems Sub-systems are equipment or capabilities which are a permanent part of a specific apparatus or facility It is important that for each apparatus or facility put in the system you list ALL appropriate sub-systems
Apparatus Subsystems Aerial Capabilities CAFS Command Capability Comm. Mobile Comm. Satellite Elevated Lighting Foam System Master Stream Pump (fire) Tow Package
Facility Sub-systems Electric Generation Potable Water Storage
Caution is required when entering data. Make sure the entry is assigned to the proper Organization, Facility or Equipment / Specialty Team. If in doubt, close each window and return to the organization.
You are at the organization level Facilities, Personnel and Equip / Specialty Teams assigned to the ORGANIZATION are visible here. Click on the hyper link to open up a window with information about each Child Resource.
As more resources are added, they will become visible in the list of their parent resource. It is important to make sure you are putting the commodity under the proper parent.
ENGINE 710 Sample Organization Chart ENGINE 710 LDH – 5”, 1,500 Feet Thermal Imaging Camera Gas Meter Trench Rescue Team A SPECIALITY TEAM can be added under an ORGANIZATION or a FACILITY depending on the circumstances. Generator
When adding a Specialty Team, open the organizations and then open the facility the team exist under. Click New Child Resource
Drop down to Specialty Team, Notice that the PARENT is listed in the pop up block.
Use the drop downs until you see the Special Response Teams under the Fire-Rescue Discipline. Choose Swift Water Rescue. Click Continue
Add a narrative to describe the team. Add the information that identifies the team’s Unit ID
Make an attempt to Type the Specialty team. Click the Resource Typing tab, choose the most appropriate and use the INFO Icon to pick the category the team most closely matches.