What does the term ‘Management by Objectives’ mean?
Each incident needs one set of objectives for which an IAP is then developed.
Objectives are determined by the IC & IMT and communicated to everyone involved to ensure common understanding of the direction to be taken during the operation.
What does the term ‘Functional Management’ mean?
AIIMS utilises four functions of control, planning, operations & logistics which make up the IMT, to manage an incident.
In AIIMS the Safety aspect is not separate but MFS place a high significance on Safety and include it as a separate functional area.
What does the term ‘Span of Control’ mean?
This concept relates to the number of groups or individuals that can be successfully supervised by one person.
No more than five individuals or groups can be managed safely by one person.
List 9 activities/reports that may need to be undertaken on return to station from an incident?
Post Incident Operational Analysis.
Accident & Near Miss report.
SP129 Critical Incident Report Pro Forma.
SP124 Equipment Left at Incidents.
M32 Appliance Equipment Check report.
Make Up and Replenishment activities.
What four roles are there within any team?
What 5 key behaviours must the leader of a team have?
Bringing in team members by inviting comments and ideas.
Clarifying teams objectives.
Raising issues and problems the team ought to face and tackle.
Steering conversations through to consensus decisions.
Where a consensus cannot be reached, lead from the front and decide what needs to be done.
What are 3 styles of leadership?
What are 5 styles of conflict management?
What are 4 steps to resolving conflict?
Initiate open & honest discussion.
Clearly state your point of view.
Listen to other points of view.
Together, solve the real problem.
What are the steps in the systematic approach to RCR incidents?
Packaging casualties prior to extrication.
Extrication of persons trapped in vehicles.
Scene clean up.
Make up of equipment.
De-brief of personnel.
What is the minimum recommended distance for warning devices at a RCR?
1.5 times the posted speed limit in metres.
i.e 90m for a 60km/h zone.
What are the different zones at a RCR?
Inner Circle Search.
Outer Circle Search.
Tool Staging Area.
Which battery terminal should be disconnected first at an RCR?
Earth terminal which is usually the negative.