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What term means that all individuals have a designated supervisor to whom they report at the scene of the incident? a. Unified command b. Singular command c. Delegation of command d. Unity of command
Weegy: b. Singular command User: Which of the following terms refers to the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident? a. Delegation of authority b. Span of control c. Form follows function d. Unity of command Weegy: b. Span of control User: Which of the following is the organization that supports (and does not command) the on-scene response during an escalating incident? a. Emergency Operations Center b. Incident Command Post c. Unified Command d. Staging Area Weegy: d. Staging Area User: The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is: a. A core set of concepts, principles, and terminology for incident command and multiagency coordination b. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority c. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization d. A physical location staffed with personnel trained for and authorized to represent their agency and/or discipline Weegy: c. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization User: The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized approach to incident management that: a. Establishes common processes for planning and managing resources b. Is applicable primarily when responding to natural disasters c. Allows for headquarters organizations to more effectively direct tactical field operations d. Requires field operations to staff all positions within a common organizational chart used on every incident Weegy: b. Is applicable primarily when responding to natural disaster (More)
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The purpose of the Incident Action Plan is to provide personnel with direction for: a. Taking actions based on the objectives identified in the plan during the operational period. b. Maintaining documentation and tracking resources assigned to the incident. c. Monitoring the number of resources that report to any one supervisor. d. Obtaining and maintaining essential personnel, equipment, and supplies.
Weegy: d. Obtaining and maintaining essential personnel, equipment, and supplies. User: TRUE OR FALSE: The ICS organizational structure develops in a modular fashion based on the size and complexity of the incident, as well as the specifics of the hazard environment created by the incident. a. True b. False Weegy: True User: Transfer of command is defined as the process of: a. Abiding by institutional policies and guidelines and any applicable rules and regulations. b. Blending Incident Commanders from multiple responding agencies into an integrated, unified team. c. Gathering, analyzing, and sharing incident-related information and intelligence. d. Moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another. Weegy: c. Gathering, analyzing, and sharing incident-related information and intelligence. User: When communicating, ICS requires that responders DO NOT use: a. Plain English. b. Clear text. c. Acronyms or jargon. d. Common terminology. Weegy: c. Acronyms or jargon User: At each level of the ICS organization, individuals in positions of primary responsibility have distinct titles. Using specific ICS position titles serves three important purposes: • The use of distinct titles allows for filling ICS positions with the most qualified individuals rather than by rank. • Standard position titles are useful when requesting qualified personnel. • ___________________________________________________ a. Titles provide a common standard for all responders. b. Distinct titles help clarify the activities undertaken by specific personnel. c. Position titles help to maintain the normal lines of authority within agencies. d. Prestige associated with certain titles helps to motivate responders. Weegy: b. Distinct titles help clarify the activities undertaken by specific personnel. User: Designers of the Incident Command System (ICS) recognized early that ICS must: • Meet the needs of incidents of any kind or size • ... (More)
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Which of the following Sections is responsible for tracking resources and compiling the Incident Action Plan? a. Planning Section b. Operations Section c. Logistics Section d. Finance/Administration Section
Weegy: Planning Section User: To maintain span of control, the Incident Commander may establish the following four Sections: Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance/Administration. These four Sections constitute the: a. Deputy Staff. b. Director Staff. c. Command Staff. d. General Staff. (More)
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Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance/Administration. These four Sections constitute the: a. Deputy Staff. b. Director Staff. c. Command Staff. d. General Staff.
Weegy: Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance/Administration. These four Sections constitute the d. General Staff. (More)
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Designers of the Incident Command System (ICS) recognized early that ICS must:
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. User: Designers of the Incident Command System (ICS) recognized early that ICS must: a. Require that a minimum number of personnel be deployed to perform administrative and logistics functions b. Use certified emergency responders to serve as Incident Commanders and Section Chiefs c. Allow personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure d. Compensate for incident response failures likely to result from a lack of resources Weegy: dc. Allow personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure (More)
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