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					An Overview
         Today’s Objectives
1. Introduce Incident Management Team Concept

2. Share History of Ohio’s AHIMT.

3. Explain the Basic Application of the IMT.
     –   What the IMT will/can do.

     –   What the IMT will not do.



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About Me…
 – Fire Chief


 – Director, Summit County
   Incident Management
   Assistance Team


 – Incident Commander,
   Ohio, Incident
   Management Team


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Recent Deployments
         What is an
Incident Management Team?


          Definition:
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  “IMT” = Command & General Staff

     • IMT can be planned or formal
 • IMT ‘s are often impromptu or ad hoc
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals who work with the
  existing organization
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals who work with the
  existing organization to provide for the
  command, control, coordination, support
  and / or management
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals who work with the
  existing organization to provide for the
  command, control, coordination, support
  and / or management of the incident
  organization & it’s resources
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals who work with the
  existing organization to provide for the
  command, control, coordination, support
  and / or management of the incident
  organization & it’s resources to address the
  needs of the incident / event
         What is an
Incident Management Team?

  A scalable group of specially trained &
  experienced individuals who work with the
  existing organization to provide for the
  command, control, coordination, support
  and / or management of the incident
  organization & it’s resources to address the
  needs of the incident / event with maximum
  effectiveness, efficiency, and safety.
  Why do we need an IMT?

NIOSH investigations have discovered
that most fire scene deaths can be
attributed to breakdowns in the following:
        »Communications
        »Accountability
        »Command
        »Operations
Why do we need an IMT?
           What is an
  Incident Management Team?
• An IMT focuses on the not-often used components of
  ICS:
   • Planning Section
      • Resource Unit (accountability issues)
      • Situation Unit (maps, intel, forecasts)
   • Logistic Section
      • Communication Unit (Com Plan)
      • Medical Unit (Responder Care)
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       Large Scale ICS Organization
                                                Incident Commander


                                   Public Information         Liaison
                                   Officer                    Officer

                                   Safety
                                   Officer


                                                                                        Finance/Admin.
   Operations Section          Planning Section              Logistics Section
                                                                                        Section

                               Resources      Demob.         Service       Support      Time          Compensation
                               Unit           Unit           Branch        Branch       Unit          Claims Unit
                     Air Ops
   Branches
                     Branch
                               Situation      Doc.                                      Procurement   Cost
                               Unit           Unit          Commun.        Supply       Unit          Unit
                                                            Unit           Unit
Divisions        Groups
                                                            Medical        Facilities
                                                            Unit           Unit
   Strike Team
                                                                           Ground
                                                            Food
   Task Force                                                              Support
                                                            Unit
                                                                           Unit
   Single Resource
                                                                                           2-28/31

       Large Scale ICS Organization
                                                Incident Commander


                                   Public Information         Liaison
                                   Officer                    Officer

                                   Safety
                                   Officer


                                                                                        Finance/Admin.
   Operations Section          Planning Section              Logistics Section
                                                                                        Section

                               Resources      Demob.         Service       Support      Time          Compensation
                               Unit           Unit           Branch        Branch       Unit          Claims Unit
                     Air Ops
   Branches
                     Branch
                               Situation      Doc.                                      Procurement   Cost
                               Unit           Unit          Commun.        Supply       Unit          Unit
                                                            Unit           Unit
Divisions        Groups
                                                            Medical        Facilities
                                                            Unit           Unit
   Strike Team
                                                                           Ground
                                                            Food
   Task Force                                                              Support
                                                            Unit
                                                                           Unit
   Single Resource
                                                                                           2-28/31

       Large Scale ICS Organization
                                                Incident Commander


                                   Public Information         Liaison
                                   Officer                    Officer

                                   Safety
                                   Officer


                                                                                        Finance/Admin.
   Operations Section          Planning Section              Logistics Section
                                                                                        Section

                               Resources      Demob.         Service       Support      Time          Compensation
                               Unit           Unit           Branch        Branch       Unit          Claims Unit
                     Air Ops
   Branches
                     Branch
                               Situation      Doc.                                      Procurement   Cost
                               Unit           Unit          Commun.        Supply       Unit          Unit
                                                            Unit           Unit
Divisions        Groups
                                                            Medical        Facilities
                                                            Unit           Unit
   Strike Team
                                                                           Ground
                                                            Food
   Task Force                                                              Support
                                                            Unit
                                                                           Unit
   Single Resource
                                        Preparing for                            Planning                IAP
                                          Planning                               Meeting             Preparation
                                          Meeting                                                    & Approval


                                                           Information Gathering and Sharing

                                                                                                         Operational
                                                                                                        Period Briefing      Ongoing
                                  Tactics Meeting                                                           Begin
                                                                                                          Operational
                                                                                                                             Planning
                                                                                                            Period
                                                           Information Gathering and Sharing                                 Cycle
                                                            Strategy                IC/UC Validate   Execute Plan &
                                                           Meeting If                  or Adjust        Assess
                                                           Objectives                 Objectives       Progress
                                                            Adjusted


                                      Initial Strategy
                                         Meeting &
                                        Information
Information Gathering & Sharing




                                          Sharing

                                     IC/UC Sets Initial
                                         Incident


                                                                                                                          The Planning “P”
                                        Objectives

                                      Initial UC Meeting
                                                              Initial Response




                                   (If Unified Command)

                                     Incident Briefing
                                          ICS 201
                                                                                            Initial
                                  Agency Administrator
                                          Briefing
                                     (If Appropriate)
                                                                                            Response
                                    Initial Response &
                                        Assessment
                                       Notification
                                     Incident/Threat
  What is the IMT’s Focus?
• ICS teaches us that Command
  manages the organization whereas
  Operations manages the incident.
• Subsequently, the IMT focuses on
  assisting with the management of the
  organization.
                                      REVIEW

  Why do we need an IMT?

NIOSH investigations have discovered
that most fire scene deaths can be
attributed to breakdowns in the following:
           »Communications
           »Accountability
           »Command
           »Operations
  What is the IMT’s Focus?
• Initial IMT Objectives
   •   Establish / enhance Overall Resource Accountability
        • Span of Control issues with large scale response
   •   Establish / enhance Communications
   •   Establish / ”SMARTen” Written Objectives
   •   Establish / assist with Planning Process
Incident Types
           Types of IMTs
                            2-5 members
Local: (Types 5 )
Often a discipline
specific response (i.e.
fire, law) of 2-5
command level officers        1 op period
that provide the IC with
support (command           No written IAP
mutual aide) .
           Types of IMTs
                           7-10 members
Regional: (Types 4 )
A single and/or multi-
agency team for
expanded incidents,
typically formed and          1 op period
managed at the city,
township or county         No written IAP
level or by a pre-
determined local or
regional entity.
              Types of IMTs
                                  7-20 members
Type 3: State or Regional
multi-agency/ multi-
jurisdiction team for
extended incidents
May be used at incidents          2+ op periods
such as a tornado
touchdown, earthquake,              Written IAP
flood, multi-day hostage/
standoff situation, or at large
planned events.
             Types of IMTs
                                 20-35 members
Type 2: A self-contained,
all-hazard or wildland team
recognized at the National
and State level,
coordinated through the
State, Geographic Area        Multiple op periods
Coordination Center, or              Written IAP
National Interagency Fire
Center.                       Incident Personnel
                                           < 500
             Types of IMTs
                                 35-50 members
Type 1: A self-contained,
all-hazard or wildland team
recognized at the National
and State level,
coordinated through the
State, Geographic Area        Multiple op periods
Coordination Center, or              Written IAP
National Interagency Fire
Center.                       Incident Personnel
                                           > 500
Types of IMTs
When can an IMT be used?

May be used in…
• Planned events
• Emergencies
• Disasters (natural,
  human-made, etc.)
• Classified / Sensitive /
  High Visibility situations
  Where can IMT be applied?
                               Policy Group
              EOC                                     EOC
                                              DOC
                                                    Dispatch
  DOC         DOC        DOC                  DOC
Dispatch    Dispatch   Dispatch
                                              DOC


           Unified                                   Area
           Command                                  Command


           Incident                                 Incident

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Where can IMT be applied?

                EOC

 Fire DOC    Law DOC     Public Works
                             DOC


   Fire        Law         Works
 Functions   Functions    Functions
         Who is doing it?

      Type 1 National Interagency IMTs

•   California (5)         •   Rocky Mountain
•   Pacific NW (2)         •   Southwest (2)
•   Alaska                 •   Southern (2)
•   Northern Rockies (2)   •   NIMO (2)
•   Great Basin (2)

                                     Type 1
            Who is doing it?
     Established Regional All-Hazard Teams

•   Baltimore           •   National Capital Region
•   Dallas / Ft Worth   •   NW Washington State
•   El Paso             •   San Antonio
•   Houston             •   San Diego
•   Jefferson Co., MO   •   New York (state & city)
•   Las Vegas           •   Seattle
•   Minneapolis         •   Tampa
                                      Type 2
      Who is doing it?
Established State All-Hazard Teams
  •   Alabama      • Iowa
  •   Alaska       • Minnesota
  •   Colorado     • Ohio
  •   Florida      •   Pennsylvania
  •   Georgia      •   South Carolina
  •   Idaho        •   Texas
  •   Illinois     •   Washington
                             Type 3
       Agencies Represented on
         Current Ohio AH IMT
•   Medina County EMA      •   Washington Co. Health
•   Ohio Dept of Health    •   Concord Twp FD
•   Ohio DNR               •   Lake County GIS
•   Howland Twp FD         •   Springboro PD
•   Coventry Twp FD        •   Hamilton Co. EMA
•   State Fire Marshal     •   Westerville FD
•   Ohio EMA               •   Brooksville FD
•   Meigs County Health    •   Ohio DOT
•   SE Ohio EMS District   •   Ohio Homeland Security
•   Miami Univ. PD         •   Franklin PD
•   Ohio US&R TF1          •   Summit Co. IMT
IMT Trailer
    Who is doing it?
Establishing Regional Teams


 • NEOFC         • Columbus
 • Summit County • All DHS
                   Regions?




                          Type 4
       Agencies Represented on
         Summit County IMAT

•   Summit Co. EMA        •   Summit Co. Health
•   Summit Co. Fire       •   Akron Health
•   Summit Co. Sheriff    •   Akron Metro
•   Summit Co. Police     •   Summit Hospitals
•   Akron Police & Fire   •   Summit Dispatchers
•   Engineers Offices     •   Coroners Office
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IMT User’s Insight
                 Quote
If I could do it again, I would call the IMT
sooner. What impressed me was that in less
than four hours they had dissected
everything, knew the town, and smoothly
transitioned to manage everything for me,
including all those resources from out of
town.
                Chief Tom Lonyo, Findlay FD
                about the response of the Ohio
                IMT to the 2007 Findlay flood
                       Quote
I personally had never been in charge of such a large
incident…I found that my staff and I entered the ‘overload
phase’ quickly…. The IMT brought knowledge, experience
and a fresh and detached view…they allowed us to step
back and regroup for the long haul.

The Ohio IMT did not take over and were not critical of, or
try to change, what we were doing. Instead, they helped us
identify areas where we needed to implement change or
improve procedures.

We are also exploring ways to improve communications,
resource tracking and safety.
                                  Mark Mlachak, Fire Chief
                                  Painesville City FD
                      Quote
Our experience of utilizing the Ohio IMT was truly a
positive one. The local resources felt they could not be
affective due to exhaustion. The Ohio IMT gave local
officials the confidence that pending missions would be
continued without loss of continuity or safety
controls. The Ohio IMT personnel were well prepared…

I would not hesitate to use the team again, and I would
whole heartedly recommend the utilization of the Ohio
IMT to any other political subdivision that may find
themselves stretched beyond comfortable limits.

                       Steven J. Odenweller, Coordinator
                       Office of Public Safety
                       Putnam County, Ohio
        When to begin thinking
         about calling the IMT
• You may run in to a second ops period
• You have more resources than you
  normally manage or feel comfortable
  safely managing.
  – If activating the ORS to request more
    operational assets, you automatically have:
    •   Commensurate overhead needs
    •   Increased Resource accountability demand
    •   Increased communication demands
    •   Increased documentation requirements
How Do I Activate the Ohio IMT?


  • The Ohio AH IMT can be requested
    through the State EOC, or through the Ohio
    Response Plan.
    What the IMT needs
    when you call them?
• Name of requesting AA/IC
    – Direct contact number
    – Contingent contact number
•   Mission description
•   Time expected to report
•   Mobilization position
•   Com assignment, if any
          What will the IMT do
           when they arrive?
• Immediate Actions
  – Check in with Incident Commander
  – Receive briefing from Incident Commander
  – The IMT will brief and assign their staff
  – Establish IMT objectives that support their mission as
    assigned by the Incident Commander
  – Begin to support and fortify the existing command and
    general staff
           What will the IMT do
            when they arrive?
• Initial Activities
   – Support & fortify Resources Management

   – Support & fortify Communications

   – Support & Fortify Responder Health & Safety

   – Support & fortify the Planning Cycle
            What will the IMT do
             when they arrive?
• Initial Activities
   – Support & fortify Resources Management
      • Check in system
      • T-Card accountability
   – Support & fortify Communications
      • Com Plan
      • Mitigate Interoperability issues
   – Support & Fortify Responder Health & Safety
      • Med Plan
      • Safety Plan
   – Support & fortify the Planning Cycle
      • Facilitate the transition from the “leg” to the “loop.”
What will the IMT want from me?
• ICS 201-type information
  –   What resources are on the scene
  –   Where are the resources
  –   What is the current organization
  –   What is the current situation
       • Objectives & Strategies
  – Scene sketch, if available
• The IMT will want to know who it works for (AA)
  and what its assignments are (delegation of
  authority)
   What the IMT will NOT do
• Take over
• Judge, criticize, or evaluate operations,
  personnel, leadership, or the situation
• Seek attention
• Anything outside of the authority delegated
  to it
       How to Get Involved
• Continue to develop your ICS KSA’s and
  institutionalize it.
• Establish and participate in a (DHS)
  regional Type 4 IMT
• Include IMT in your “disaster” plans
  – Develop IMT Callout procedures
  – Callout via local/county EOC
Thank You
       David Calderone
calderone@coventrytownship.com
       Summit Training Track
• May 2006 -Leadeship, Organization, Situation Unit
  Leader, Resource Unit Leader
• August 2006 -Operations Section Chief, Planning
  Section Chief
• October 2006 - Facilities, Ground, Supply, and
  Communication Unit Leader
• November 2006 -Logistics Section Chief & Incident
  Commander
• December 2006 -Command and General Staff
      Summit Training Track
• Kestrel Enterprises LLC provided the NIMS
  compliant training.
• 200+ Hours of on site training
• ~$80,000
• Funded by Homeland Securities grants.
• 30 People
                  SCIMT
         MAC                     FIELD
       DIVISION                 DIVISION

                         INCIDENT     AREA    UNIFIED
CEOC      DOC     LEOC
                         COMPLEX    COMMAND     ICP
          OVER-ARCHING
           POLICY          EXECUTIVE
             &               BODY
          DECISION
            MAKING
                              MAC
           SUPPORT               EOC/DOC
               &                 STAFFING

         COORDINATION

                                       IC/UC
      ORGANIZATIONAL                   COMMAND

  MANAGEMENT & DIRECTION                POST



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  Ohio IMT
 Technical
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