Incident Command System (ICS) and NIMS Courses Quiz

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What is the primary responsibility of the Incident Commander during an incident according to the text?

Life Safety

When are all other ICS positions established and filled during an incident?

Based on the size and complexity of the incident and as directed by the IC

When is it determined whether or not to establish and fill ICS positions other than the Incident Commander?

Based on the size and complexity of the incident as directed by the IC

What is one of the functions of the Incident Commander according to the text?

Coordinate the deployment of personnel

Which position is not filled without the direction of the Incident Commander?

Media Relations Officer

What is the primary responsibility of the Incident Commander related to strategic goals and tactical objectives?

Determining necessary goals and objectives

What activates the Command process according to the text?

Brief description of the incident situation

When does the Incident Commander provide for continuity, transfer, and termination of command?

Throughout the incident as needed

When should an arrival report be delayed according to the text?

When 'nothing showing' at a reported fire

Who should the initial Incident Commander communicate the strategy/tactic for eminent rescue situations to?

The remaining responding units

What action is recommended regarding resources by the initial Incident Commander?

Release resources as required

Test your knowledge on the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses. This quiz covers the roles of Incident Commander, establishment of ICS positions, and the Mass Casualty Plan.

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