NIMS: Introduction to the National Incident Management SystemDVD provides NIMS video training describing response protocols for hazardous materials, terrorist and other major incidents. Focus is on the Incident Command System.
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) calls for development of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) - a consistent yet flexible nation-wide framework for managing all types of domestic incidents at the local, state, and federal levels of government.
Emergency organizations are required to adopt NIMS in order to receive federal preparedness grants. This program is designed for law enforcement, fire departments, emergency management, and other emergency response organizations.
Topics covered include:
The structure of ICS
The advantages of using a standardized incident management system during complex response situations
How Command is established and transferred
When and how Unified Command is used
The roles and responsibilities of the Incident Commander's staff
The four sections that may be activated at complex incidents: Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Administration & Finance
The role of Multi-Agency Coordination Systems (MACS) and emergency operations centers
Managing incident-related intelligence
Model Procedures Guide Included with DVD
Includes Leader's Guide.
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