Presentation on theme: "IS-100 Intro. to Incident Command System"— Presentation transcript:
1 IS-100 Intro. to Incident Command System Douglas Albrecht
2 Command is:Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
3 Logistics Section Chief The Logistics Section Chief is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objectives.
4 Check in and receive assignment After being deployed and and arriving on scene at an incident, this is the first task for response personnel.
5 DivisionsThis organizational entity within the Operations Section may be sued to divide an incident geographically.
6 Public Information Officer Handles media inquires at the incident scene.
7 Staging AreaThis incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments.
8 Interoperability means Personnel from different jurisdictions can all perform the same tasks using the same protocols.
9 Unified CommandExample: You are working in a complex incident. There are multiple Incident Commanders representing multiple jurisdictions working together to establish incident objectives.
10 ICS structureSome who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure.
11 Operations Section Chief Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.
12 Command StaffIf the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the Command Staff.
13 Incident CommanderThe Deputy is the support position for all the following positions except the Incident Commander.
14 Branch DirectorIf you are a Group Supervisor working in a Branch within the Operations Section. The Branch Director is your immediate supervisor.
15 Strike Team Task Force Strike Teams have similar resources. Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.
16 Liaison OfficerThe Liaison Officer is the point of contact for other response organization.
17 Leaving an Incident Assignment Complete all tasks and required forms/reports.Return any incident-issued equipment or other non-expendable supplies.Brief replacements, subordinate, and supervisor.
18 Operations SectionIf you are implementing tactical activities to achieve the incident objectives, then the correct title of the ICS organization element to which you are assigned is the Operations Section.
19 Command terminologyThe ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of Command terminology.
20 Incident Command System ICS is a standardized approach to incident management that is applicable of ruse in all hazards.
21 AccountabilityCheck-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedure are all necessary to ensure accountability.
22 Span of ControlThe number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
23 Planning SectionThe major activities of the Planning Section include preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans.
24 OfficerIn ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of Officer.
25 Incident CommanderThe Incident Commander has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident.
26 Finance/Administration The Finance/Administration is the ICS function that records time accounting and procures needed items.