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Span of control refers to: A. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization. B. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. C. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another. D. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. User: Command is: A. Based on the ...
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Span of control refers to the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.

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Command is directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
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The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is: A. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources. B. Strike Teams are in the Operations Section while Task Forces are in the Planning Section. C. Strike Teams report to an Officer while Task Forces report to a Leader. D. Strike Teams have a lower span of control ratio when compared to Task Forces. User: Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?
Weegy: Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident? The Incident Commander has overall responsibility for managing the incident by establishing objectives, planning strategies, and implementing tactics. User: Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items? Weegy: Finance/Administration User: The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards. C. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources. D. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days. Weegy: B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards. User: Command is: A. Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. B. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. C. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident. D. Assumed by the individual who is the highest ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level. Weegy: Command is: Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delgated authority. (More)
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After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personnel is to: A. Locate and assist response personnel. B. Check in and receive an assignment. C. Search for potential incident survivors. D. Record and report resource allocation.
Weegy: After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, [ the first task for response personnel is to Check in and receive an assignment. Tha answer is :D. Check in and receive an assignment. [ ] ] User: The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of: A. Common terminology. B. Agency-specific codes. C. Radio codes. D. Technical language. Weegy: b. Common terminology. User: Interoperability means: A. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response. B. Surrounding jurisdictions all purchase the same type of communications hardware and software. C. Personnel from different jurisdictions can all perform the same tasks using the same protocols. D. A single plan is used to direct the tactical assignments with the Operations Section. User: Span of control refers to: A. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization. B. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. C. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another. D. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. Weegy: Span of control refers to: The number of resources for which a supervisor is responsible, usually expressed as the ratio of supervisors to individuals. [ [ (Under the National Incident Management System, an appropriate span of control is between 1:3 and 1:7, with optimal being 1:5.) ] ] (More)
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When should you use Level C personal protection equipment?
Weegy: Level C protection is required when the concentration and type of airborne substances is known and the criteria for using air purifying respirators is met. [ Typical Level C equipment includes full-face air purifying respirators, inner and outer chemical-resistant gloves, hard hat, escape mask, and disposable chemical-resistant outer boots. The difference between Level C and Level B protection is the type of equipment used to protect the respiratory system, assuming the same type of chemical-resistant clothing is used. The main criterion for Level C is that atmospheric concentrations and other selection criteria permit wearing an air-purifying respirator. ] (More)
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When should you use Level C personal protection equipment? A. When you don't need much skin and eye protection B. When you don't require a high level of respiratory protection C. When the highest level of respiratory, skin, eye, and mucous membrane protection is needed D. When only minimal skin protection is required
Weegy: When should you use Level C personal protection equipment? answer : C. When the highest level of respiratory, skin, eye, and mucous membrane protection is needed source: (More)
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