Incident Command System (ICS) & NIMS

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Through synthesis of current research on highway work zone safety with input from participants in a December 1998 workshop, this document offers measures that contractors, agencies, policymakers, manufacturers, law enforcement, and the research community can take to reduce occupational injuries in highway work zones.
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This guide from the Federal Highway Administration introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) to stakeholders who may be called upon to provide specific expertise, assistance, or material dur¬ing highway incidents but who may be largely unfamiliar with ICS organization and operations. Topics covered include the ICS organizational structure, unified command, advance planning and coordination, and implementation.
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This Power Point program provides training for responders on the first arriving apparatus at a highway incident. The first 15 minutes of an incident often sets the tone for the entire response. Learn how practices such as “windshield size up” can make the scene safer.
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
This alert describes the hazards facing fire fighters working along roadways, presents two case studies, and lists recommendations for prevention of struck bys.
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A full operations level training program that may be taught in modules. Suggested presenters should be at least a level one instructor. Suggested teaching time is 4 hours total.
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