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If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information
MCQ: If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the:
A. Executive Staff B. Incident Staff C. Command Staff D. Director Staff
If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public
information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are
collectively referred to as the:
Answer : If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the: Command Staff.
The Liaison Officer:
Is the point of contact for other response organizations.
Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response.
The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is:
Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.
TRUE OR FALSE: Someone who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure.
Which incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments?
Check-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure:
Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
Which of the following organizational entities within the Operations Section may be used to divide an incident geographically?
In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of:
After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personnel is to:
Check in and receive an assignment.
At the incident scene, who handles media inquires?
Public Information Officer
Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR:
Self-dispatch to another incident.
Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?
Span of control refers to:
The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items?
The major activities of the Planning Section include:
Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans.
You are implementing tactical activities to achieve the incident objectives. What is the correct title of the ICS organizational element to which you are assigned?
You are working in a complex incident. There are multiple Incident establish incident objectives. What type of ICS Commanders representing multiple jurisdictions working together to structure is being used?
The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of:
The Incident Command System (ICS) is:
A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.
The Operations Section Chief:
Coordinates communication between all responding agencies.
A Deputy is the support position for all of the following positions, EXCEPT:
Public Information Officer.
Which Section Chief is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objectives?
Operations Section Chief
Who is your immediate supervisor? You are a Group Supervisor working in a Branch within the Operations section.