Organisational Management and Development 2 by sbVzY4Sx

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									Organisational Management
    and Development 2


     Incident Command
              Aim

The aim of the session is to provide
students with an understanding of
incident command principles and
structures.
          Learning Outcomes
At the end of the session students will be
able to:
• Relate the actions to the terminology used in
  incident command
• Describe the purpose, principles and
  application of the incident command system
• Acknowledge, action and update agreed
  objectives.
   Incident Commander
Identifiable by the Incident Commander
surcoat he/she will;

• Ensure adequate resources
• Assume responsibility for control of
  resources
• Ensure good communications
• Adopt a strategy
• Implement tactics
• Monitor operations.
                Strategy
Defined as the planning and directing of the
organisation to meet its objectives;

• To save life and property

• Ensure safety of operational personnel

• To protect the environment.
            Tactics

The deployment of personnel and

equipment on the incident ground to

achieve the Incident Commander’s

strategic aims.
         Operations

Tasks that are carried out on the
incident ground, using prescribed
techniques and procedures in
accordance with the tactical plan.
Resources and control
Incident Commander responsible for;

 •   Appliances
 •   Personnel
 •   Equipment
 •   Firefighting media
 •   Consumables (fuel, BA cylinders).
Specialist officers
•   Firefighting
•   Command support
•   Marshalling
•   Logistics
•   Decontamination
•   Water
•   Foam
•   BA
•   Sector command.
Specialist officers
•   Ship stability
•   Transport
•   Press
•   Fire investigation
•   Salvage
•   O-I-C Command Unit
•   Command Unit support
•   Safety
•   Equipment.
Incident
command
structure.
          Sectorisation

• Decided by incident commander

• To give greater command flexibility

• Improve safety monitoring.
     Sector model - Structure fire


                Sector 3




Sector 2                     Sector 4.




                Sector 1
Sector model - High rise fire


                         Roof sector.
                         Sector 20
                         Sector 19
                         Sector 18

                         Sector 2
                         Sector 1
                         Ground floor
                         Sector
    Multiple Road Traffic Accident
           Sector 3
           Embankment.




Sector 2
Coach


                         Sector 1
                         Lorries
          Tactical modes

• Offensive      Sectors or incident

• Defensive      Sectors or incident

• Transitional   Incident only.
                          Sector 3
                          Defensive mode




Sector 1 Defensive mode
     Incident - defensive mode.
Compartment fire in larger building

                 Sector 3
                 Defensive




               Sector 1
               Defensive



    Incident - defensive mode.
Hazardous substance release


Sector 3
Defensive                       Sector 4
                                Defensive
mode
                                mode




                     Main
                     entrance
    Incident - defensive mode.
                          Sector 3
                          Offensive
                          mode




Sector 1 Defensive mode
   Defensive mode
Incident - transitional mode.
      Hazardous substance release


                                   Sector 4
       Sector 3
                                  Defensive
Defensive                         mode
mode




                                   Sector 1
                                Offensive
                                mode
       Incident - transitional mode.
             Sector 3 Offensive mode




Sector 1
Offensive
mode
   Incident - offensive mode.
   Hazardous substance release

   Sector 3
                                     Sector 4
Offensive
                                  Offensive
mode
                                   mode




                                   Main
                          Sector 1 entrance
                      Offensive mode
        Incident - offensive mode.
                Cordons

• Inner - immediate scene of operations
          limit access
          thorough briefing

• Outer - area of support activities
         prevent access by public
         controlled by police.
Factors leading to lack of control
        Poor positioning of appliances

• Blocking entrance / access to open water
• Too near fire
• Too close to rear of next appliance (ladders)
• Movement blocked by hose lines
• Command point obscure
• All blue flashing lights left on.
Factors leading to lack of control
        Radios and radio procedure

• Command point unattended

• Incorrect / too lengthy messages

• Inadequate knowledge of phonetic alphabet

• In poor radio reception zone

• Radio sets not required, being left on.
Factors leading to lack of control
                 General
 • Incident Commander unnecessarily
   involved with detailed actions
 • Crew Commanders not going through the
   Incident Commander
 • Crews leaving appliance when officer in
   charge reporting in attendance
 • Poor communications between crews and
   commanders.
         Command point
• Signified by blue flashing lights
• Operations point for Incident Commander
• Radio link to Brigade Control
• Contact point for oncoming appliances
• Use non-pumping appliance or staff car
• All other blue lights and radios to be
  turned off.
         Command support

• Wear armband / surcoat at command point
• Operate command support board
• Accept tallies
• Keep notes of resources and messages
        Command support

• Arrange support for Incident Commander
• Record sectors and assigned officers
• Record risk assessments and decisions
  taken as a result of.
             Confirmation
 Assessments will be based on this lesson and
 the corresponding study note

            Learning Outcomes
• Relate the actions to the terminology used
  in incident command
• Describe the purpose, principles and
  application of the incident command system
• Acknowledge, action and update agreed
  objectives.
THE END

								
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