Flashcards in The Command Sequence Deck (16)
1. Incident Priorities
2. Size up
3. Strategic goals
4. Tactical objectives
There are the first thing that an incident commander should consider and they must be continually evaluate it throughout the incident?
3 categories of Incident priorities?
1. Life Safety
2. Incident stabilization
3. Property conservation
Is the group of activities which reduce the threat of injury.
1st Priority (incident priorities)
Search activities might include evacuation limiting exposure to the situation or simply requiring for protective gear
EMS as well as civilians
This group of activities is designed to stop the forward progress of the incident
Means to stop further damage or Danger at a fire
2nd priority (incident priorities)
This might include aggressive interior attacks ventilation efforts or exposure protection
These are the efforts that reduce the long-term economic and social impact of the incident
Priority #3 (incident priorities)
Salvage and cleanup
This might range from a simple salvage cover over furniture to a major hazmat cleanup
The second level of the Command Sequence
The first step in solving any problem is the information gathering.
The second step is evaluating the information to determine how this information influences the situation.
Size up is the rapid mental evaluation of the factors that influence an incident
What is the Continual process which begins long before an incident occurs and continues long after property conservation efforts are complete
What is the Second level in the command sequence?
What is the third Level in the Command sequence?
Since size up is the information phase of the incident the next step should be that of applying the information to determine the desired results of the operation.
What is that next step?
When strategic goals are considered in relation to incident priorities they can also be prioritized as?
b. Exposure protection
Incident priorities determine strategic goals and strategic goals satisfy incident priorities
Fourth level of the Command Sequence
What are the specific actions carried out to accomplish a strategic goal?