SCS Level 1 – Incident Command (10 Hours)


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When an incident or accident occurs at an industrial or commercial facility, organization and effective action are needed to help preserve lives and property. Safety Coordination Services Technical Training division offers a series of advanced Incident Command courses designed to assist workers, management, and executives at the various stages of accident/incident response.
Our 10 hour level 1 program is an entry-level course intended for use within industry and municipal fire services. This seminar is an introductory course that explores the fundamental concepts of Incident Command:

  • Operational Plans. ­ What they are, how they are used?
  • Emergency Response Plans. ­ How they are developed, how they are used?
  • Integration of Operational Plans and Emergency Response Plans into daily operations.
  • Command structures. ­ How they are designed, developed, and deployed?
  • Operational Integration. ­ How workers, technical rescuers, emergency responders, and technology are integrated by an Incident Commander.
  • Incident Management Systems. ­ What these systems look like, what they do, and how they help an Incident Commander protect lives and property.
  • Elements and components of IMS. ­ What elements and components assemble into a functioning, effective Incident Management System.
  • Incident commander roles and responsibilities. ­ What roles are set out by legislation and regulation? What responsibilities and liabilities does the Incident Commander assume?
  • Incident command for mass casualty. ­ How does an Incident Management System change to adjust for mass casualty accidents and incidents?
  • Brief history of incident command. ­ A historical look at the evolution of incident command through the previous two centuries.
  • Scene size-up. ­ How to quickly and effectively evaluate and triage for emergency response systems during an accident or incident.
  • Incident briefing and debriefing. ­ What is an incident briefing? What is a debrief? Why are they important?
  • Post incident critique and evaluation. ­ How to iterate, refine, and improve an organization’s Incident Command process.
  • Tabletop exercise. ­ Work with your team to develop and deploy a response by an organization to an accident or incident.
  • Communications. ­ How to communicate with law enforcement, emergency services, and the media as an incident commander.
  • Introduction to multi-agency response. ­ How to negotiate and communicate during multi-agency responses to severe emergency situations.

Upon successful completion the student shall have the option to move into the level 2 incident command program. *This seminar will give the student the personal skills to effectively and efficiently use the incident command system and components. Recommended bi-yearly internal training be utilized to maintain skills.

Minimum 18 years of age.

Course Materials:
Required materials provided.

Required P.P.E.:

Students will be issued a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of a written exam. Full attendance is mandatory for completion.
Contact us for individual and group rates.

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