Table of Contents
- 1 Who is responsible for establishing incident operational period?
- 2 Who does the Incident Commander report to?
- 3 What does the incident action plan cover?
- 4 What section compiles the incident action plan?
- 5 Which general staff member is responsible for ensuring?
- 6 Which one of the following is not incident coordination?
- 7 Which is a function of the incident command system?
- 8 What is the purpose of an incident action plan?
Who is responsible for establishing incident operational period?
The Incident Commander
The Incident Commander determines the length of the operational period based on the complexity and size of the incident. A manageable span of control is defined as the number of individuals one supervisor can manage effectively.
Who does the Incident Commander report to?
Command Staff: The staff who report directly to the Incident Commander, including the Public Information Officer, Safety Officer, Liaison Officer, and other positions as required.
Who is responsible for the expansion of the ICS modular organization?
the Incident Commander
The responsibility for the establishment and expansion of the ICS modular organization rests with the Incident Commander. As the incident grows more complex, the ICS organization may expand as functional responsibilities are delegated.
Who Establishes incident objectives that drive incident operations?
The Incident Commander or Unified Command (which will be discussed later), establishes incident objectives that drive incident operations. Management by Objectives includes the following: Establishing specific, measurable incident objectives.
What does the incident action plan cover?
An incident action plan (IAP) formally documents incident goals (known as control objectives in NIMS), operational period objectives, and the response strategy defined by incident command during response planning. Response strategies (priorities and the general approach to accomplish the objectives)
What section compiles the incident action plan?
Planning Section Chief Also, our section manages the planning process and compiles the Incident Action Plan using input from the rest of the organization. For large incidents, and when the Incident Commander has directed, we will develop a written Incident Action Plan.
What are the Incident Commander legal responsibilities?
The Incident Commander has overall responsibility for managing the incident by establishing objectives, planning strategies, and implementing tactics. The Incident Commander is the only position that is always staffed in ICS applications. Deputy Incident Commanders must be as qualified as the Incident Commander.
What is a typical incident facility?
Incident Base – The location where primary logistics functions are coordinated. There is only one incident base per incident. The Incident Command Post may be collocated with the incident base. ▪ Camp – A location where food, water, rest, and sanitary services are provided to incident personnel.
Which general staff member is responsible for ensuring?
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.
Which one of the following is not incident coordination?
D. Resolving critical resources issues. Option B is correct because through out all the activities, controlling, directing and controlling in not a part of incident coordination activities.
What are the two major components of the incident action plan?
An incident action plan (IAP) formally documents incident goals (known as control objectives in NIMS), operational period objectives, and the response strategy defined by incident command during response planning.
When are several incidents organized into an incident complex?
When several incidents are organized into an Incident Complex, the general guideline is that the individual incidents become Branches within the Operations Section of the Incident Complex structure.
Which is a function of the incident command system?
The five major management functions are: • Incident Command • Operations • Planning • Logistics • Finance/Administration. Management Function Descriptions. Below is a brief description of each ICS function: • Command: Sets incident objectives and priorities and has overall responsibility at the incident or event.
What is the purpose of an incident action plan?
Every incident must have a verbal or written Incident Action Plan. The purpose of this plan is to provide all incident supervisory personnel with direction for actions to be implemented during the operational period identified in the plan. Incident Action Plans include the measurable tactical operations to be achieved and are prepared