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Incident Command System

(Disaster in Franklin County, 2006). Chain of Command The Public Health Command System for the Franklin County simulation is lead by the Incident Commander who enlists the Deputy Director to appoint section chiefs and command staff who will comprise the Public Health Incident command team. The team and the assigned responsibilities are as follows: 1) Planning Chief: Responsible for gathering and analyzing information to formulate the incident action plan. 2) Public Information Officer: Works...

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directly to the media or the public. The CPHD will also attend an incident command briefing, where she will report her observations and concerns to the entire Disaster Response Team. The CPHD will focus the public health department’s efforts on identifying the needs of special populations, and addressing food and water safety and sanitation concerns. She will also call a meeting to establish a public health incident command system, and will appoint officers based on the special skills and talents...

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my record. It has influenced and changed me as a person in many ways. It has allowed me to take the best and worst of myself and make it better. During my two years in Civil Air Patrol I have broadened my understanding about the world and its systems because of the choices I have made. When I was just a Cadet Basic I wanted to be a leader right then! I came to realize with the help of my commonsense and my leaders that I had to become a follower before I was ready to lead. I learned that...

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National Incident Management System

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) was developed by the Secretary of Homeland Security at the request of the President to integrate effective practices in emergency preparedness and response into a comprehensive national framework for incident management. It guides departments and agencies at all levels of the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, and the government by using a proactive and systematic approach to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate...

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access to clean water, monitoring sanitation/sewage disposal, and preventing food borne illness. There are five basic components to the incidental command structure, which are command, planning, operations, logistics, and finance administration (Incident Command Structure, 2011). The person who is the liaison between every group is the command. The command personal maintains communication with every team member to ensure necessary tasks are completed. The planning personal would map out the areas of...

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Disasters and Emergency Response By Western Governors University Abstract Emergency response requires a chain of command. There are many different roles in the emergency response team. Public health nurses fulfill a role on this team. They must deal with situations outside their scope of practice by utilizing alternate resources. These nurses are in the community to assess needs and provide information on options. It is important public health nurses are...

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Oaklahoma Tornado

confident there were no more suriviors or bodies. After a place or car was searched they were parked with a red X. An incident command system is needed in place of every disaster. In the case of a tornado everything needs to be smooth. The command post has to be located in the right spot. It must have good communication abilities and enough space for everyone to work. The command post should set up a place to receive 911 calls directly so they can quickly assign recon teams to where they are needed...

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Critical Incident Management

senior responder. I would need to implement the Incident Command System. I immediately requested six additional law enforcement patrols, four EMS Paramedics, The State Department of Transportation Public Works HAZMAT Team from the Highway Department, and the Fire Department to include fire suppression, fire rescue, and hazardous material cleanup team. I am now the incident commander, and for the time being, I will use my patrol car as the Incident Command Post. My highest priority is to look after...

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Incident Action Plan 2

Incident Action Plan Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Introduction In order to have a clear view of what this paper is all about, I will start by defining an incident action plan. Incident Action plan is the response strategy that is defined by incident commands where it contains the general tactics for achieving goals and objectives of the laid strategy while giving information on the event and the response parameters. Therefore, as a safety manger in the...

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Team Communication - Emergency Response Team

In any team, communication plays a vital role for the team to survive and succeed. Without communication, the team will not accomplish anything as a whole. Communication is a critical element in the Emergency Response Team (ERT) system. Many organizations use an ERT system; to act in times of crisis, or for daily work related injury or personal illness issues. For an Emergency Response Team to work effectively, each member needs to be able to keep constant contact with each member of their segment...

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