Command 1B

  1. I.C. in all emergencies over ___ minutes shall identify the incident by ____ name.
    30 minutes,  geographical name
  2. The incident command post shall be announced during the ________.
    Follow up report
  3. Transfer of Command shall include ________.
    • (shall be face to face)
    • IAP
    • Location of Resources
    • Specify safety hazards, potential losses
    • Additional resources needed
  4. When shall the incident commander transmit a check-in location?
    immediately upon requesting additional resources
  5. Automatic holding: All incoming companies shall hold ______ or _______ for brush and announce their position to the ________.
    1 block, 1/4 mile, I.C.
  6. When shall the command post location be announced?
    Follow up report
  7. Who shall initiate the command sheets and incident command boards?
    The First in Chief Officer at the Command Post
  8. Transfer of command shall be to the first arriving _______ and include the following information _________.
    • Chief Officer,
    • Situation Status
    • IAP
    • Deployment and assignment of resources
    • Appraisal of needs
    • Safety Hazards, potential life and property loss.
  9. The 3 standard reporting formats are _____
    • Size up
    • Follow Up
    • Status report
  10. The Size up report for a structure fire includes________
    • Location by address
    • Products of combustion
    • Height and type of occupancy
    • Special instructions
  11. The Size up for a brush fire includes_____
    • Location by address or intersection
    • Size of fire in acres
    • type of fuel
    • speed of spread and direction
    • special instructions
  12. The size up report for a hazardous materials incident includes__________
    • Location of address or intersection
    • Type of occupancy or carrier
    • type of material- moving or static
    • with or without fire
  13. The size up report for a multi-casualty incident includes_________
    • Location by address or intersection
    • type of incident
    • estimate the number of victims
  14. The follow up report includes_________
    • Name the incident with 1 or 2 syllable word
    • identify the command post location
    • additional resources and radio frequencies
    • announce check in location
    • Provide updates to LA every 30-45 minutes
  15. Status reports include ___________
    • Situation
    • Progress
    • Needs
  16. Radio Communication between units shall be on the _________ assigned
    White (TAC) or Blue (Direct) Frequency
  17. Emergency traffic is requested thru the ____  who then requests _______ to clear the air.
    • I.C.
    • LA Command and Control
  18. Allocated is defined as
    Resources dispatched to an incident by have not check in
  19. Assigned is defined as
    Resources check in and assigned a work task
  20. Locations that resources can check in are
    • Command Post
    • Base or Camp
    • Staging Areas
    • Helibase
    • Division Supervisor
  21. An incident action plan must include
    • Clear definition of goals and objectives
    • time limits
    • ordered sequence of events
  22. Staging provides for
    • Prevents resource congestion
    • Allow time for IC to evaluate conditions
    • reduce radio traffic during initial stages
    • allow IC to develop IAP
  23. NIIMS stands for
    National Interagency Incident Management system
  24. In the ICS organization the staff builds from
    The top down
  25. The organizational title for each level of the ICS organization are
    • Incident Command- Incident Commander
    • Command Staff - Officer
    • Section- Chief
    • Branch- Director
    • Division/Group- Supervisor
    • Unit- unit leader
  26. There are _____ radio networks in ICS which are ___________
    • Five(5)
    • Command Net
    • Tactical Net
    • Support Net
    • Ground to Air Net
    • Air to Air Net
  27. Unified Command is needed because
    • Incidents have no regards for boundaries
    • Individual agency responsibility and authority
    • is normally legally confined to a single jurisdiction
  28. The concept of unified command is ____
    All agencies that have jurisdictional responsibility contribute
  29. The selection of participants to work in the unified command depend on ________
    • Location of the incident  
    • kind of incident
  30. Unified command can consist of ______
    Representative of each geographical jurisdiction or several functional departments within the jurisdiction
  31. Under unified command, the tactical implementation of the IAP is done by the _____
    Operations section chief
  32. The operations section chief will normally be from the agency which has the
    Greatest Jurisdictional involvement
  33. When should written IAP's be used
    Resources from multiple agencies used several jurisdictions used there are changes in shifts or equipment
  34. IAPs are based on incident objectives and strategies established by the ________
  35. Within ICS, the span of control should range from __ with ____ as the general rule of thumb
    • 3-7
    • 5-1
  36. How many incident command posts and bases are there for an incident?
    One per incident
  37. Facilities in the ICS that can have more than one location are _____
    • Staging
    • Camps
    • Helispots
    • Helibasees
  38. The use of strike teams and task forces are encouraged to maximize the ________
    • Effective use of resources
    • maintain span of control
    • reduce radio traffic
  39. The three conditions for use with tactical resources are _____
    • Assigned
    • available
    • out of service
  40. Chain of command means
    there is an orderly line of authority
  41. Unity of command means
    Every individual has one designated supervisor
  42. The ICS has ______ Major functional areas they are ______
    • 5
    • Command
    • Finance
    • logistics
    • operations
    • planning
  43. The command function may be conducted in two general ways
    • Single command
    • Unified Command
  44. Who approves the IAP, all requests for ordering and releasing resources and may have one or more deputies?
  45. In a single or unified command structure who is responsible for implementation of the IAP?
    Operations section chief
  46. The command staff includes _______
    and who can have one or more _______
    • Safety, information, liason
    • Assistants
  47. The point of contact for media is the
    Information officer
  48. All information release by the ____ must first be approved by the _________
    • Information officer
    • IC
  49. Who should have the authority to stop unsafe acts and may have assistants?
    Safety Officer
  50. The point of contact for representatives from other agencies is the ________ who may also have assistants
    Liaison Officer
  51. Who should have the authority to speak on all matters for their agency?
    Agency representative
  52. Within the operations section you may have up to ________ Branches
  53. Within the operations section you may have up to _______ divisions/groups
  54. Who is responsible for the direct management of all incident tactical activities and may have deputies?
    Operations section Chief
  55. What areas are used to temporarily locate resources assigned to operations, awaiting tactical assignment and be on a 3 minute availability?
  56. What position is established whenever both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft will be simultaneously operated in the same air space?
    Air tactical group supervisor
  57. What are the 3 ways resources may be used in ICS?
    • Single resource
    • task force
    • strike teams
  58. A combination of mixed resources with common communications under direct supervision of a leader are called?
    Task Forces
  59. A set number of resources of the same kind and type with common communications and under direct supervision of a leader are called.
    Strike Teams
  60. Division or groups are established when the number of resources exceeds the span of control of the _______
    Operations section chief
  61. Divisions divide an incident into ____
    Groups divide an incident into ______
    • Geographical or physical areas
    • functional areas
  62. What are established when a division/group supervisor has a need to subdivide the work areas for improved supervision and accountability and are geographic in area??
  63. A segment may be part of a ____ and can be inside or outside the _____
    • Division
    • Perimeter
  64. Responsibility for a segment is assigned to a ________
    Strike team or task force leader
  65. Segments are identified with _____ which are not used as a radio call sign
    Arabic numbers
  66. There is no such position as a segment _____
  67. Branches are established for the following reasons
    • Divisions/Groups exceed the 5-1 span of cont.
    • Nature of incident calls for functional branches
    • Multi-Jurisdictional incidents where resources are best managed under normal control
  68. The planning section chief may have _____ or more deputies from other involved jurisdictions
    one or more
  69. Who are personnel with special skills that are activated only when needed?
    Technical specialists
  70. The planning section consists of ______
    • Resources unit
    • situation unit
    • documentation unit
    • demobilization unit
    • technical specialist
  71. An ordered sequence of events created to achieve an objective within a specific time is called an
    Incident Action Plan
  72. The primary steps of the planning process are
    • understand the situation
    • Establish incident objectives and strategy
    • develop a plan
    • prepare a plan
    • re-evaluate the plan
  73. Incident objectives are formulated to meet the following criteria
    • They are achievable
    • They are measurable
    • They are flexible
  74. The logistics section consists of
    • Service Branch- Communications, Medical, Food
    • Support Branch- Supply unit, facilities, ground support
  75. The finance/administration section consist of
    • Time Unit
    • Procurement unit
    • Compensation/claims unit
    • cost unit
  76. An expansion of the incident command function designed to manage a very large area that has multiple incidents each with a separate ICS organization is known as
    Area Command
  77. Area Command is normally small with personnel assigned to ______, ______, and _______
    • Command
    • Planning
    • Logistics
  78. Two or more individual incidents located in the same general proximity which are assigned to a single incident commander or unified command is known as
    A complex
  79. MACS stands for
    Multi-Agency Coordination system
  80. Who is responsible for overall direction of incident management teams assigned to the same incident or incidents in close proximity?
    Area Commander
  81. Who is responsible for collecting information from incident management teams in order to assess and evaluate potential conflicts in establishing incident objectives, strategies, and the priority use of critical resources?
    Area Command Planning Chief
  82. Who is responsible for providing facilities, services, and material at the area command level and ensuring effective use of critical resources and supplies among the incident management teams?
    Area command logistics chief
  83. Who is responsible for the overall management of the incident, approves requests or release of additional resources and selected by qualifications and experience?
  84. Deputies may be used at what level of the ICS organization?
    • IC
    • Sections
    • Branches
  85. Who develops and releases information with the IC's approval to the media, other agencies and may have assistants?
    Information officer
  86. Who is the contact person for personnel other than those on direct tactical assignments assigned to the incident by assisting or cooperating agencies and may have assistants?
    Liaison officer
  87. Who is the person assigned to an incident from assisting or cooperating agencies, delegated authority to make decisions on matters that agency and reports to the liaison officer?
    Agency Representatives
  88. Who develops and recommends measures for assuring personnel safety, assesses or anticipates hazardous conditions, has authority to stop unsafe acts, approves the medical plan and may have assistants?
    Safety officer
  89. Who manages all the operations directly applicable to the primary mission and develops the operations portion of the incident action plan?
    operations section chief
  90. Who manages all activities within the staging area and reports to the operations chief?
    Staging area manager
  91. Who implements the portion of the IAP appropriate to the branch section and reported to the ops chief?
    Branch Director
  92. Who implements the assigned portion of the IAP, provides the IAP to strike team leaders when available and reports to the branch director or operation section head(if no branch)?
    Division/group supervisor
  93. Who preforms tactical assignments assigned to strike teams/task forces and reports to the Div/Group, Branch, Ops Chief or IC (in that order)?
    Strike Team/Task Force Leader
  94. What is a tactical resource which retains its original unit designation?
    Single resource
  95. Who is in charge of the air strategy portion of the IAP, provides logistical support of helicopters, supervises all portions of air ops evaluates helibase locations and is ground based?
    Air operations branch director
  96. Who coordinates the use of both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, reports to the air ops branch director and is airborne at all times?
    Air tactical group supervisor
  97. Who is responsible for coordinating tactical or logistical helicopter missions, reports to the air tactical group supervisor and can be airborne or ground based?
    helicopter coordinator
  98. Who is responsible for coordinating assigned air tanker operations, reports to the air tactical group supervisor and is always airborne?
    air tanker/fixed wing coordinator
  99. Who supports, manages helibases and helispots a liaison with fixed wing bases and reports to the air operations branch director?
    Air support group supervisor
  100. Who manages helibases, and reports to the air support group supervisor?
    Helibase manager
  101. Who manages helispots and reports to the helibase manager?
    helispot manager
  102. Who provides fire retardant to helicopters at the rate specified and reports to the helibase manager?
    Mix master
  103. Who provides coordination of the helibase landing area and reports to the helibase manager?
    Deck coordinator
  104. Who is responsible for the safe operation of loading and unloading of cargo and personnel at a helibase and reports to the deck coordinator?
    Load master
  105. Who is responsible for takeoff and landing of helicopters at a assigned helicopter pad and reports to the deck coordinator?
    parking tender
  106. Who coordinates arrival, departure and all movement on or around a helibase and reports to the helibase manager?
    Take off and landing coordinator
  107. Who establishes communications between helicopters, helibases, air tactical group supervisor, air ops branch director, etc and reports to the helibase manager?
    helibase radio operator
  108. Who keeps time on all helicopters assigned to the helibase and reports to the radio operator?
    helicopter timekeeper
  109. Who is responsible for the collection, evaluation, dissemination and use of information about the development of the incident and status of the resources?
    Planning section chief
  110. Who is responsible for maintaining the status of all assigned resources both primary and support at the incident?
    resource unit leader
  111. Who checks in resources at designated check-in locations and reports to the resource unit leader?
    check-in recorder
  112. Who collects, processes, and organizes all incident information?
    situation unit leader
  113. What 3 areas report to the situation unit leader?
    • Display processor
    • field observer
    • weather observer
  114. Who is responsible for the maintenance of accurate, up to date incident files, provides duplication services and reports to the planning section chief?
    Documentation unit leader
  115. Who develops and supervises incident demobilization plans and reports to the planning section chief?
    Demobilization unit leader
  116. Who is used in the incident when special knowledge and expertise is needed and reports to the planning section chief or wherever their services are required?
    Technical specialist
  117. What are the 5 types of specialists?
    • Fire Behavior specialist
    • Water resource specialist
    • environmental specialist
    • resource specialist
    • training specialist
  118. Who is responsible to provide facilities, services, and material in support of the incident?
    logistics section chief
  119. Who manages all communication, food, and medical units?
    Service branch director
  120. Who does the incident dispatcher report to?
    Communications unit leader
  121. Who handles distribution, maintenance, and repair of communications equipment and reports to the service branch director?
    Communications unit leader
  122. Who is responsible for the development of the medical plan, obtaining medical aid and transportation of ill and injured incident personnel and reports to the service branch director?
    Medical unit leader
  123. Who does the responder rehabilitation manager report to?
    medical unit leader
  124. Who is responsible for supplying the food needs for the entire incident including all remote locations?
    Food unit leader
  125. Who manages the supply, facilities, and ground support units?
    support branch director
  126. Who is responsible for ordering all personnel, equipment, and supplies?
    Supply unit leader
  127. Who does the ordering, receiving, and distribution manager report to?
    Supply unit leader
  128. Who sharpens, services, and repairs all hand tools and reports to the receiving and distribution manager?
    Tools and equipment specialist
  129. Who handles layout, setup, and security and maintenance of all facilities and reports to the support branch director?
    facilities unit leader
  130. Who does the security, base, and camp managers report to?
    facilities unit manager
  131. Who is responsible to provide non-technical coordination for all units operating within a camp?
    Camp manager
  132. Who supplies all repairs, fuel for apparatus, and equipment, provides support vehicle, develops a traffic plan and supervises the equipment manager?
    Ground support leader
  133. Who is responsible for all financial, administrative and cost analysis of the incident and reports to the IC?
    Finance/administrative section chief
  134. Who is responsible for equipment and personnel time recording and managing the commissary operations?
    Time unit leader
  135. Who does the commissary manager, personnel and equipment time recorders report to?
    Time unit leader
  136. Who administers all matters involving vendor contracts, leases, etc and reports to the finance section chief?
    procurement unit leader
  137. Who handles all matters related to compensation of injury claims and reports to the finance section chief?
    Compensation/Claims unit leader
  138. Who is responsible for collecting all cost data, performing cost effectiveness, estimates and saving recommendations for the incident and reports to the finance section chief?
    cost unit leader
  139. Per ICS standards there are ____ types of engines, each consisting of _______
    • 4 types
    • Type 1- 1000GPM, 400 gal tank, 4 persons
    • Type 2- 500GPM, 400 gal tank, 3 persons
    • Type 3- 120GPM, 300 gal tank, 3 persons
    • Type 4- 50GPM, 200gal tank, 3 persons
  140. Per ICS standards, there are _____ types of water tenders , each consisting of
    • 3 types
    • Type 1- 2000 gal tank, 300GPM
    • Type 2- 1000 gal tank, 120GPM
    • Type 3- 1000 Gal tank, 50GPM
  141. Per ICS standards, there are ______ types of handcrews, each consisting of ______
    • 2 types
    • Type 1- highest training- no restrictions
    • Type 2- minimum training- with restrictions 36 personnel plus strike team leader
  142. Per ICS Standards there are ____ types of helicopters, each consisting of ______
    • 4 Types
    • Type 1 16 Personnel, 700 Gallons
    • Type 2 10 Personnel, 300 Gallons
    • Type 3 5 Personnel, 100 Gallons
    • Type 4 3 Personnel, 75 Gallons
  143. Resources Dispatched to an incident and have not checked in are known as_____
    Allocated Resources
  144. _______ is a expansion of the incident command function designed to manage a very large incident that has multiple incident management teams assigned.
    Area command
  145. Resources checked in and assigned a work task on an incident are known as _____
    assigned resources
  146. An agency directly contributing to suppression, rescue, support or services to another agency are known as ______
    assisting agency
  147. Resources assigned to an incident and available for an assignment are known as_____
    available resources
  148. The location where primary logistic functions are coordinated and administered is called______ of which there is only 1 per incident.
    Incident Base
  149. The organization level in ICS having functional or geographical responsibility for major parts of incident operations is called_______
  150. A geographical site within the general incident area, separate from the base, equipped and staffed to provide food, water and sanitary services is called _______
    Camp (may be more than 1 per incident)
  151. The command staff in ICS consists of _____
    • Safety Officer
    • Information Officer
    • Liaison Officer
    • (may have assistants)
  152. Two or more incidents located in the same general area which are assigned to a single IC or unified command to facilitate management is called ________
  153. An agency supplying assistance other than direct suppression, rescue, support, or service to the incident control effort is called a________
    Cooperating Agency
  154. A deputy is a fully qualified individual who can be assigned to the _______, _______, and ______.
    • IC
    • General Staff
    • Branch Directors
  155. The organizational level having responsibility for operations within a defined geographic area is known as _______
  156. The general staff consists of ______
    • IC
    • OPS section chief
    • Planning section chief
    • Logistics section chief
    • Finance/Admin Section Chief
  157. _________ Are established to divide the incident into functional area of operation.
  158. A location within the general incident area for parking, fueling, maintenance and loading of helicopters is called a ________
  159. A location where a helicopters take off and land may be used for temporary retardant loading is called a __________
  160. A document that contains goals and objectives, an ordered sequence of events, and time limits of an incident is called a _______.
    Incident Action Plan
  161. MACS stands for __________
    Multi-agency coordination system
  162. Resources assigned to an incident but unable to respond for mechanical, rest or personnel reasons are called______
    Out of service resources
  163. Overhead personnel are assigned to supervisory positions which include______.
    • IC
    • Command Staff
    • General Staff
    • Directors
    • Supervisors
    • Unit Leaders
  164. Locations where incident resources can check in are ______
    • ICP
    • Base/Camp
    • Staging
    • Helibase
    • Division/Group
  165. The organization level having responsibility for primary segments of incident operations such as operations, planning, logistics, and finance are called.
  166. The location where incident personnel and equipment are assigned on a 3 minute available status are called _______
    Staging area
  167. A specified combination of the same type of resource, with common communication and a leader is called _______
    Strike Teams
  168. A group of resources with common communication and a leader are called ______
    Task Forces
  169. A unified effort that allows all agencies with responsibility for the incident, either geographical or functional to manage the incident by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies is called ________
    Unified Command
  170. The location at which primary command functions are executed and is usually collocated at the base is called the _______
    Command Post
  171. Rapid force in haz mat incidents will organize as a _______ under the planning section
    Technical specialist unit
  172. Rapid Force Stands for
    • Railroad accident prevention and immediate deployment force
    • (for use on surface transportation incidents)
  173. The contamination reduction zone is between the _______ zone and the _____ zone
    • Exclusion
    • Support
  174. The exclusion zone is the area immediately around the ________
    around the spill
  175. Refuge areas are within the _____ Zone
  176. Safe Refuge areas are within the ____ zone are for non-contaminated persons
    Contamination reduction
  177. what zone is outside the contaminated control line???
    support zone
  178. The hospital emergency response team (H.E.R.T.) consists of ____ to _____ medical personnel
    3-5 personnel
  179. S.T.A.R.T. is the acronym for
    Start triage and rapid transport
  180. USAR task forces are able to deploy within ____ hour of notification
  181. Each USAR task force is comprised of ____ persons and totally self-sufficient for the first _____ hours
    • 62
    • 72
  182. The USAR task force has ______ functional elements which are _______
    • 5 elements
    • Command
    • Search
    • Rescue
    • Medical
    • Technical
  183. The USAR task force is designed to be used as a _____ resource
    • Single resource
    • (do not disassemble)
  184. The specific ICS organization structure established for any given incident is based upon the _____ needs of the incident
  185. Staging areas will be established by ____
    Operations Section Chief
  186. The incident traffic plan is provided by the _____ as part of the incidents IAP
    Planning Section Chief
  187. Who has the primary responsibility to develop and implement the traffic plan?
    Ground Support Unit Leader
  188. Type 1 engine strike teams have ____ total personnel
  189. Who is responsible for supervising the preparation of the IAP?
    Planning section chief
  190. The documentation unit is maintained within the planning section primarily because the unit has a major responsibility towards _____
    The preparation of the IAP
  191. Who is responsible to determine that all aircraft including air tankers and helicopters are operating within their incident areas?
    Air Tanker/Fixed wing coordinator
  192. The first 3 arriving resources of a multi-casualty incidents should be assigned ______, _____, and _____
    • IC
    • Triage
    • Med Comm Coordinator
  193. On incidents requiring _______ or more divisions the IC may request a command frequency assignment from command and control
    2 or more
  194. The incident commander needs information from his ______ to evaluate if the goals and objectives are being achieved in the IAP
    Division or group supervisors
  195. The second arriving resources to a multi-casualty incident should be assigned ____
    • Triage unit leader
    • Treatment unit leader
    • Treatment teams
    • Ground ambulance coordinator
  196. On a multi-casualty incident the morgue manager reports to the ________
    Triage unit leader
  197. The planning section chief shall incorporate the ____, ____, and _____ plans into the IAP
    • Traffic
    • Medical
    • Communications
  198. Who provides input and review of the communication, medical and traffic plans?
    Logistics section chief
  199. The responder rehabilitation manager shall release rehabilitation personnel to the ____ section for reassignment.
    Planning section
  200. How far should ambulance staging be on an MCI?
    300 feet
  201. The jurisdictional or 1st in Captain will designate a helispot location and engine to command and control within _____ of dispatch.
    2 minutes
  202. When dealing with a wildland fire incident the priorities of LACOFD are
    • Life
    • Incident Stabilization
    • Property/Environmental protection
  203. Who shall notify the IC when the flycrew is staged above the fire and the proposed work location?
    • The pilot or flycrew supervisor
    • (fly crews will not land in the safety zone until approved by the IC)
  204. A 1.5" progressive hoselay shall be deployed on all fireline of ______ feet or more on brush fires.
    300 feet
  205. Who is responsible for broadcasting routine weather or changes in weather reports during a wildland incident?
    • IC
    • (broadcast on command and tactical channels)
  206. ICS facilities for wildland fires shall be identified by______
    Address, intersection, or landmark
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