This Incident Command System training videos teaches how resources from multiple agencies are organized and managed.
This informative DVD provides video training in the Incident Command System (ICS), which is a core element of NIMS, and describes the roles and responsibilities of the key players.
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) calls for
development of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), a
consistent yet flexible nation-wide framework for managing all types of
domestic incident at the local, state, and federal levels of government. Response
organizations are required to adopt NIMS in order to receive federal
Designed for law enforcement, firefighters,
emergency managers, emergency medical personnel, government agencies,
the military, security, and facility management personnel who may
respond to incidents or be involved in joint response operations. Topics Covered:
How to manage resources from multiple agencies and jurisdictions.
How all key players in a response work together effectively.
A common organizational structure
Decision-making under ICS
The relationship of federal, state, and private sector officials,
Defining roles and resource channels
The role of the Incident Commander
The importance of adopting a spirit of cooperation and trust.
Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Administration & Finance Section roles and responsibilities.
Developing response objectives.
Establishing the command post and emergency operations center(s);
Size-up issues, securing the area and control zones.
Includes a Model Procedures Guide to help jurisdictions establish an ICS System.