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Q: These levels of the ICS organization may have Deputy positions: Branch Incident Commander __________
A: The Incident Command System (ICS) is "a systematic tool used for the command, control, [ and coordination of emergency response" according to the United States Federal Highway Administration.[1] A more detailed definition of an ICS according to the United States Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance is "a set of personnel, policies, procedures, facilities, and
equipment, integrated into a common organizational structure designed to improve emergency response operations of all types and complexities. ICS is a subcomponent of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), as released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004."[2] An ICS is based upon a flexible, scalable response organization providing a common framework within which people can work together effectively. These people may be drawn from multiple agencies that do not routinely work together, and ICS is designed to give standard response and operation procedures to reduce the problems and potential for miscommunication on such incidents. ICS has been summarized as a "first-on-scene" structure, where the first responder of a scene has charge of the scene until the incident has been declared resolved, a more qualified responder arrives on scene and receives command, or the Incident Commander appoints another individual Incident Commander. ]
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User: A Deputy is the support position for all of the following positions, EXCEPT: a) Incident Commander. b) Section Chief. c) Branch Director. d) Public Information Officer.

User: These levels of the ICS organization may have Deputy positions: Branch Incident Commander __________

Weegy: The Incident Command System (ICS) is "a systematic tool used for the command, control, [ and coordination of emergency response" according to the United States Federal Highway Administration.[1] A more detailed definition of an ICS according to the United States Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance is "a set of personnel, policies, procedures, facilities, and equipment, integrated into a common organizational structure designed to improve emergency response operations of all types and complexities. ICS is a subcomponent of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), as released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004."[2] An ICS is based upon a flexible, scalable response organization providing a common framework within which people can work together effectively. These people may be drawn from multiple agencies that do not routinely work together, and ICS is designed to give standard response and operation procedures to reduce the problems and potential for miscommunication on such incidents. ICS has been summarized as a "first-on-scene" structure, where the first responder of a scene has charge of the scene until the incident has been declared resolved, a more qualified responder arrives on scene and receives command, or the Incident Commander appoints another individual Incident Commander. ]
Mayang30|Points 531|

User: These levels of the ICS organization may have Deputy positions:

Weegy: Branch, Incident Commander and Section.
Fanboy|Points 2821|

User: Resources within the Staging Areas: a. Are managed by the Logistics Section b. Are awaiting operational assignment c. Include out-of-service resources that are being made ready for deployment d. Include those being made ready for demobilization and return to their jurisdictions

Weegy: b. Are awaiting operational assignment
caligun|Points 1291|

User: what means that each individual involved in incident operations will be assigned to only one supervisor.

User: Which Section is responsible for handling claims related to property damage, injuries, or fatalities at the incident?

Weegy: c. [ [ Finance/Administration Section is responsible for handling claims related to property damage, injuries, or fatalities at the incident ] ]
lycan_1005|Points 795|

User: Select the TRUE statement: a. When a new Incident Commander assumes command, the outgoing Incident Commander should be demobilized to avoid confusion b. Upon arriving at an incident the higher ranking person will either assume command, maintain command as is, or reassign command to a third party c. A lower ranking but more qualified person may not be designated as the Incident Commander d. Transfer of command procedures are implemented at the Emergency Operations Center before the Incident Commander arrives at the scene

User: Branches within the ICS organization can be established: a. Along agency jurisdictional lines b. Geographically or functionally c. Within Groups to organize resources d. Under the supervision of a Leader

Weegy: Branches within the ICS organization can be established geographically or functionally. Thank you for using weegy.com
shifa saleheen|Points 9892|

User: ICS Form 201: a. Is completed by the Safety Officer in order to address safety concerns and identify mitigation measures b. Allows a Single Resource Boss to track major activities during each operational period c. Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources d. Lists all resources and organization assignments for the upcoming operations period

Weegy: ICS Form 201: c. Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources. [ The ICS 201 (Incident Briefing) form provides the Incident (Unified) Command and staff with basic information regarding the incident and the resources currently allocated. It also acts as the permanent record of the initial response.?Typically required on all working incidents?Typically started upon incident alert Read more: ]
debnjerry|Points 40033|

User: Which General Staff position conducts tactical operations, develops the tactical objectives and organization, and directs all tactical resources? a. Finance/Administration Section Chief b. Logistics Section Chief c. Operations Section Chief d. Planning Section Chief

Weegy: The Operations Section Chief is responsible for conducting tactical operations, developing the tactical objectives and organization, and directing all tactical resources.



User: Who generally facilitates the Operational Period Briefing? a. Public Information Officer b. Operations Section Chief c. Logistics Section Chief d. Planning Section Chief

Weegy: b. Operations Section Chief
justpretty|Points 1771|

User: Select the TRUE statement: a. ICS organizational structure should include only the functions and positions needed to achieve the incident objectives b. ICS positions may be combined in order to save on staffing or achieve a higher level of efficiency c. ICS encourages the use of unique position titles in order to better meet the specific incident needs d. ICS recognizes that an Incident Commander may not be necessary if an Operations Section Chief is assigned

User: When command is transferred, then all personnel with a need to know should be told: a. The qualifications of the incoming Incident Commander b. The limits of the Incident Commander’s scope of authority c. The effective time and date of the transfer d. The Incident Commander’s cell phone number

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