This course will train you to use the Incident Command System (ICS)/National Incident Management System (NIMS) to manage emergency incidents, increase responder safety and more effectively use available resources. You will learn how the incident command structure is formed and used at industrial emergency scenes.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsHistory and regulatory overview+Importance of the emergency response plan+Incident Command System+NIMS+Preplanning+Site Command+Safe work practices, PPE+Terminating emergency incidents
Suggested AudienceThis course is appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.
Potential attendees could include:
- Plant operators
- Plant maintenance personnel
- Laboratory personnel
- Electricians/Instrumentation techs
- Security personnel