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									      MODULE 8 - ORGANIZING FOR
        INCIDENTS OR EVENTS

SUBJECTS COVERED IN THIS MODULE INCLUDE:

  l   APPROACH TO INCIDENT AND
      EVENT ORGANIZATION
  l   FIVE STEPS IN TRANSITION OF
      COMMAND
  l   CHANGING THE INCIDENT ACTION
      PLAN                        08-01.1
    MODULE 8 - ORGANIZING FOR
    INCIDENTS OR EVENTS (cont.)

l   ORGANIZING FOR INCIDENT
    OPERATIONS
l   STAFFING THE INCIDENT
    ORGANIZATION
l   EXERCISES IN DEVELOPING
    INCIDENT ORGANIZATIONS
                              08-01.2
     MODULE 8 OBJECTIVES

l   DESCRIBE THE STEPS IN
    TRANSFERRING AND
    ASSUMING INCIDENT
    COMMAND
l   LIST THE MAJOR ELEMENTS
    INCLUDED IN THE INCIDENT
    BRIEFING
                               08-02.1
     MODULE 8 OBJECTIVES

l   DEVELOP SAMPLE ORGANIZATIONS
    AROUND SIMULATED INCIDENTS AND
    / OR EVENTS
l   DESCRIBE HOW INCIDENTS CAN BEST
    BE MANAGED BY APPROPRIATE AND
    EARLY DESIGNATION OF KEY STAFF
    MEMBERS AND BY PROPER
    DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
                                08-02.2
     MODULE 8 OBJECTIVES

l   DESCRIBE HOW UNIFIED COMMAND
    FUNCTIONS ON A
    MULTIJURISDICTIONAL OR MULTI-
    AGENCY INCIDENT
l   LIST MINIMUM STAFFING
    REQUIREMENTS WITHIN EACH
    ORGANIZATIONAL ELEMENT FOR
    AT LEAST TWO INCIDENTS OF
    DIFFERENT SIZES           08-02.3
      MODULE 8 OBJECTIVES


l   DESCRIBE THE ROLE AND USE OF
    FORMS IN EFFECTIVE INCIDENT
    MANAGEMENT




                                   08-02.4
           USE OF ICS FOR
           SPECIAL EVENTS
l   ORGANIZING FOR A MAJOR FIELD
    TRAINING EXERCISE OR SIMULATED
    EMERGENCY
l   A PLANNED PUBLIC EVENT SUCH AS A
    MAJOR PARADE OR CONCERT
l   A PLANNED ACTIVITY SUCH AS A
    PRESCRIBED FIRE, A LAW ENFORCEMENT
    EVENT, A MAJOR PEST CONTROL EFFORT,
    OR A MARINE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
    EXERCISE                         08-03
         EVENT PLANNING
         CONSIDERATIONS

l   TYPE INCIDENT / EVENT?
l   LOCATION, SIZE, LOCATION
l   SINGLE OR MULTI-AGENCY?
l   SINGLE OR MULTIJURISDICTIONAL?
l   COMMAND STAFF NEEDS?
l   KIND, TYPE, NUMBER OF
    RESOURCES                   08-04.1
        EVENT PLANNING
      CONSIDERATIONS (cont.)

l   AIR OPERATIONS INVOLVED?
l   STAGING AREAS REQUIRED?
l   OTHER FACILITIES REQUIRED?
l   LOGISTICAL SUPPORT NEEDS?
l   KNOWN LIMITATIONS &
    RESTRICTIONS
l   AVAILABLE COMMUNICATIONS     08-04.2
         CONSIDERATIONS FOR
        UNPLANNED INCIDENTS:

l   AN INCIDENT OCCURS
l   TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE
l   THE SITUATION IS UNSTABLE
l   POTENTIAL TO EXPAND
l   COMMUNICATIONS AND INFO MAY BE
    INCOMPLETE
l   STAFF NOT NECESSARILY EXPERIENCED
    IN MANAGING EXPANDING INCIDENTS 08-05
CONSIDERATIONS FOR ORGANIZING
    FOR UNPLANNED EVENTS

                      MANY
                   COMPLEXITIES




    FEWER
  COMPLEXITIES



     SMALL           LARGE
    INCIDENT        INCIDENT
                                  08-06
      INITIAL STEPS IN ORGANIZING
                INCIDENTS

l   SIZE UP THE LOCATION
l   DETERMINE IF THERE ARE LIVES AT
    IMMEDIATE RISK
l   ESTABLISH THE IMMEDIATE
    OBJECTIVES
l   DETERMINE IF THERE ARE ENOUGH
    AND THE RIGHT KIND OF RESOURCES
    ON SCENE AND/OR ORDERED      08-07.1
     INITIAL STEPS IN ORGANIZING
           INCIDENTS (CONT.)

l   CONSIDER IF SPAN OF CONTROL IS
    OR WILL SOON APPROACH
    PRACTICAL LIMITS
l   ENSURE THAT PERSONNEL SAFETY
    FACTORS ARE TAKEN INTO
    ACCOUNT
l   DETERMINE IF THERE ARE ANY
    ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES THAT
                                 08-07.2
    NEED TO BE CONSIDERED
    INITIAL STEPS IN ORGANIZING
          INCIDENTS (CONT.)



l   MONITOR WORK PROGRESS
l   REVIEW AND MODIFY OBJECTIVES
    AND ADJUST THE ACTION PLAN AS
    NECESSARY


                               08-07.3
     TRANSFER OF COMMAND
        CONSIDERATIONS

l   ASSESS THE SITUATION
l   GET A BRIEFING
l   DETERMINE TIME TO TRANSITION
    COMMAND
l   NOTIFY ALL PERSONNEL
l   REASSIGN EXISTING I.C.
                             08-08
   TRANSFER OF COMMAND
         BRIEFING

l INCIDENT HISTORY
  (WHAT HAS HAPPENED)
l PRIORITIES AND OBJECTIVES
l CURRENT PLAN
l RESOURCE ASSIGNMENTS
l INCIDENT ORGANIZATION
l RESOURCES ORDERED/NEEDED    08-09.1
  TRANSFER OF COMMAND
        BRIEFING


l FACILITIES ESTABLISHED
l STATUS OF COMMUNICATIONS
l ANY CONSTRAINTS OR LIMITATIONS
l INCIDENT POTENTIAL
l DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY

                               08-09.2
USE OF THE INCIDENT BRIEFING:

               ICS-201
     CURRENT                NEXT
 OPERATIONAL PERIOD   OPERATIONAL PERIOD


UPDATED    UPDATED
                      INCIDENT ACTION PLAN
INCIDENT   INCIDENT
BRIEFING   BRIEFING
  ICS201     ICS201


                                       08-10
     REASONS TO CHANGE THE
      INCIDENT ACTION PLAN

l   CHANGE IN AGENCY
    ADMINISTRATOR GOALS
l   CHANGE IN AVAILABLE
    RESOURCES - KINDS OR TYPES
l   FAILURE OR UNEXPECTED
    SUCCESS OF TACTICAL
    EFFORTS                  08-11.1
      REASONS TO CHANGE THE
    INCIDENT ACTION PLAN (cont.)


l   IMPROVED INTELLIGENCE
l   COST FACTORS
l   POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS
l   ENVIRONMENTAL
    CONSIDERATIONS
                              08-11.2
     CHANGING AN EXISTING
         ACTION PLAN


l   BE CONCERNED ABOUT
    SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
l   MAKE CHANGES IF
    NECESSARY
l   CHANGE SOONER THAN LATER
                            08-12
           ORGANIZING INCIDENT
              OPERATIONS

 FIRST
 POLICE
                        MOTOR VEHICLE
UNIT ON               ACCIDENT SITUATION
SCENE IS
   I.C.
            ADDTL.
            POLICE      FIRE UNIT   AMBULANCE
             UNIT


           HAZMAT     INFORMATION     ADDTL.
            UNIT        OFFICER     RESOURCE ?


           AS RESOURCES ARE ADDED, ORGANIZATION
                 BECOMES MORE IMPORTANT           08-13
    DEVELOPING THE
OPERATIONS ORGANIZATION

    COMMAND
                     COMMAND STAFF
    OPERATIONS

     BRANCH 1           OTHER BRANCHES


                                     DIVISION
A       B        C        MEDICAL    / GROUP


                                     RESOURCES
                                         08-14
 WAYS TO USE BRANCHES ON AN
          INCIDENT

       OPERATIONS

                             GEOGRAPHIC
 ONE       TWO      THREE



         FUNCTIONAL                 OPERATIONS

                       SECURITY      MEDICAL     SEARCH


          OPERATIONS
                                JURISDICTIONAL
  RYE      PARKER        UNION
COUNTY       CITY      SCH. DIST.
                                                      08-15
DEFINITION OF UNIFIED COMMAND:


A TEAM EFFORT WHICH ALLOWS ALL
   AGENCIES WITH RESPONSIBILITY
    FOR THE INCIDENT, TO JOINTLY
 PROVIDE MANAGEMENT DIRECTION
     TO AN INCIDENT THROUGH A
      COMMON SET OF INCIDENT
    OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGIES
   ESTABLISHED AT THE COMMAND
               LEVEL             08-16
UNIFIED COMMAND APPLICATIONS

A       B     INCIDENTS THAT AFFECT MORE
              THAN ONE POLITICAL
      C       JURISDICTION

     FIRE
              INCIDENTS INVOLVING
A    LAW      MULTIPLE AGENCIES WITHIN A
    MEDICAL   JURISDICTION

A         B   INCIDENTS THAT IMPACT ON
C             MULTIPLE GEOGRAPHIC AND
              FUNCTIONAL AGENCIES
E         D                          08-17
       ADVANTAGES OF USING
         UNIFIED COMMAND

l   ONE SET OF OBJECTIVES IS
    DEVELOPED FOR THE ENTIRE
    INCIDENT, AND A COLLECTIVE
    APPROACH IS MADE TO
    DEVELOPING STRATEGIES
l   INFORMATION FLOW AND
    COORDINATION IS IMPROVED
    BETWEEN ALL JURISDICTIONS AND
    AGENCIES INVOLVED IN THE    08-18.1
    INCIDENT
       ADVANTAGES OF USING
         UNIFIED COMMAND


l   NO AGENCY’S AUTHORITY OR LEGAL
    REQUIREMENTS WILL BE
    COMPROMISED OR NEGLECTED
l   EACH AGENCY IS FULLY AWARE OF
    THE PLANS, ACTIONS AND
    CONSTRAINTS OF ALL OTHERS
                              08-18.2
        ADVANTAGES OF USING
          UNIFIED COMMAND

l   THE COMBINED EFFORTS OF ALL
    AGENCIES IS OPTIMIZED AS THEY
    PERFORM THEIR RESPECTIVE
    ASSIGNMENTS UNDER A SINGLE
    INCIDENT ACTION PLAN
l   DUPLICATIVE EFFORTS ARE
    REDUCED OR ELIMINATED, THUS
    REDUCING COST AND CHANCES FOR
    FRUSTRATION AND CONFLICT    08-18.3
       UNDER UNIFIED COMMAND
              THERE IS:

l   A SINGLE INTEGRATED INCIDENT ORGANIZATION
l   ONE OPERATIONS SECTION CHIEF TO DIRECT
    TACTICAL EFFORTS
l   COLLOCATED (SHARED) FACILITIES
l   A SINGLE INTEGRATED PLANNING PROCESS AND
    INCIDENT ACTION PLAN
l   SHARED PLANNING / INTEL, LOGISTICAL AND
    FINANCE / ADMIN OPERATIONS WHEREVER POSSIBLE
l   A COORDINATED PROCESS FOR RESOURCE
                                             08-19
    ORDERING
THE MIX OF PARTICIPANTS IN A UNIFIED
COMMAND ORGANIZATION DEPENDS ON:

l   THE LOCATION OF THE INCIDENT,
    WHICH OFTEN DETERMINES THE
    JURISDICTIONS THAT MUST BE
    INVOLVED
l   THE KIND OF INCIDENT, WHICH
    DICTATES THE FUNCTIONAL
    AGENCIES OF THE INVOLVED
    JURISDICTION(S), AS WELL AS OTHER
    AGENCIES THAT MAY BE INVOLVED 08-20
GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING THE ICS
          ORGANIZATION


  l   DEPUTY POSITIONS MAY BE USED
      FOR:
      » COMMAND / GENERAL STAFF / BRANCH LEVEL
  l   COMMAND STAFF MAY HAVE
      ASSISTANTS
  l   MULTIJURISDICTIONAL INCIDENTS
      SHOULD ESTABLISH A UNIFIED
      COMMAND                       08-21.1
    GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING
       THE ICS ORGANIZATION

l   EXPAND ORGANIZATION AS
    NEEDED. FOR EXAMPLE:
    » PLANNING/INTEL SECTION
      – RESOURCE UNIT / SITUATION UNIT
    » LOGISTICS SECTION
      – COMMUNICATIONS UNIT / MEDICAL UNIT /
        GROUND SUPPORT
    » FINANCE / ADMINISTRATION SECTION
      – TIME UNIT / COST UNIT
                                          08-21.2
        EXAMPLE OF STAFFING REQUIRED
                         (WILL VARY BY INCIDENT)


        ICS POSITIONS             TWO DIVISIONS      FIVE DIVISIONS     TWO
                                   OR GROUPS          OR GROUPS
     BRANCHES
   OPERATIONS SECTION CHIEF                                        1           1
   BRANCH DIRECTOR
   DIVISION/GROUP SUPERVISORS                2                     5     UP TO 10
   PLAN/INTEL SECTION CHIEF                                        1           1
        STATUS RECORDERS                     1                     1           2
        FIELD OBSERVERS                                            2           4
   LOGISTICS SECTION CHIEF                                                     1
        INCIDENT DISPATCHER                                                    1
        FOOD UNIT                             4                    6           10
        SUPPLY UNIT                                                2            4
   FINANCE / ADMIN SECTION
08-22                   TOTALS:                  7                 18          25

								
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