Incident Management for the Street-smart Fire Officer

Incident Management for the Street-smart Fire Officer

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Deputy Chief Coleman has taken a basic, no-nonsense approach toward helping you understand and implement the incident command system in a methodical and effective way, beginning with an introduction to the system and an explanation of command operations. Staging and sectors are discussed to ensure that adequate personnel are available to command and arrive at the scene in an organized manner. Mission statements are covered to help explain the responsibilities of the various fireground sectors and the integration of 'command' into their operations. Contents: Section 1: The System Introduction to the incident management system Command Establishing command The command post The command staff The function of command. Section 2: Staging and Sectorization Staging Sectorization. Section 3: Mission Statements Defining mission statements The mission of command The mission of search The mission of attack The mission of backup The mission of ventilation The mission of exposure The mission of extension The mission of overhaul and salvage The mission of rapid intervention Benchmarks.Section 4: Miscellaneous incidents Emergency medical incidents Vehicular incidents Hazardous materials incidents Miscellaneous incidents Section 5: Applying incident command Applying incident command to various types of incidents Appendices Reminder sheet Answers to chapter questions.I am equally aware that trucks have a lot of ladders (some portable and others more permanent) and a whole bunch of tools. What always ... The thing I like about the IMS is that assignments are made according to Commanda#39;s to-do list and, for the most part, not the apparatus type. If ventilation ... Endnotes 1. Managing the Fire Services, Second Edition. 1988. International City Managers Association, Washington, D.C. 2. ... Incidents, aquot; Instructora#39;s Manual and Student Guide. National Fireanbsp;...

Title:Incident Management for the Street-smart Fire Officer
Author:John Coleman
Publisher:PennWell Books - 1997-01


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