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    Incident Management System

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    service had to make in the last decade was implementation of the Incident Management System. Failure to implement and train to industry standards can be very costly to both the organization as well as all that are involved. An example of this is the tragic loss of 9 Charleston, S.C. firefighters whose lives were lost in a structure fire in 2007. The Center for Disease Control summarized a report from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that examined the disaster and of 43 recommendations made for other departments to avoid such an event 11 of them specifically cited the department’s lack of training as a contributing factor. Most notably was failure of the department to implement an Incident Management System on the fire ground. An industry standard from the National Fire Protection Agency, “NFPA 1561 Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System, 2008 states that an Incident Management System (IMS) should be utilized at all emergency incidents”. (CDC, 2009) A number of factors contributed to the Charleston tragedy but a stark reminder to those that operate in the profession…

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    challenges for community’s. This is why the United States government decided to create the National Incident Management System. The National Incident Management System is made up of multiple component systems, that are intended for use by all levels of government in disaster situations. Of these components, the Incident Command System offers the most advantages to an emergency manager in the event of a disaster. The Incident Management System helps emergency personnel deal with the many…

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    The National Incident Management System (NIMS) was designed to provide a proactive in systematic approach to manage various agencies and departments; local, state, and federal that are assigned to an incident. NIMS allows the integration of private sector, government entities, and non-governmental organizations to work together effortlessly “to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity. NIMS…

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    The documents that have the most application in technical aspects are The National Incident Management System (NIMS) and National Response Framework (NRF). The documents posses a magnitude of information in regards to incidents and incident management(U.S. Department of Homeland Security And National Institute of Standards and Technology,2011). The NIMS provides a systematic approach to guide all involved organizations through the entire life cycle of preventing, protecting against,…

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    compliance of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act by West Fertilizer Company (WFC), as they did not list ammonium nitrate on required paperwork submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services and the West Volunteer Fire Department (McNeill, Pell, and Roberts, 2013). Moreover, firefighters and emergency responders were unprepared to respond to the disaster, as they had not received sufficient training for incidents involving…

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    lesson. I learned that National Incident Management System (NIMS) offers a steady nationwide guide to allow Federal, State, tribal, and local governments, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work together to stop, safeguard against, react to, improve from, and alleviate the effects of incidents, irrespective of “cause, size, location, or complexity”. I learned how the National Response Framework (NRF) explains specific establishments and greatest practices for handling…

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    Introduction In an emergency, time is a precious commodity. Having time can mean the difference between life and death. Because of this, time lost because of poor coordination, or disorganization of an emergency response effort, is unacceptable. With this in mind the National Incident Management System’s (NIMS) was developed. NIMS is an important step towards the standardization of emergency response throughout the United States. The success of NIMS is due to its leadership structure and…

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    INTRODUCTION: Many local government officials may not see planning as a priority, and even more often they do not believe that disasters will affect their communities. Often those officials see the training needed for an effective emergency management plan as an expensive and believe that the costs associated with training and planning outweigh the benefit of the end result (Petak, 1985; Condrey, 2010). However, proper emergency planning will enhance effective implementation during disaster…

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    The purpose of this literature review is to review the effectiveness of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM or CISD) system as described by authors such as Everly and Mitchell (1999). The review specifically looks at Police Officers who have been involved in Officer Involved Shooting (OIS). When examining CISD is simply psychological first-aid done in a peer-to peer group typically within the first 24 to 72 hours of an incident. This time frame is the most intense time in a post-shooting…

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    Provocation In Workplace

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    mandated to attend anger management classes outside of company time. I would also seek out the passenger that had assaulted my employee and ban her from JetBlue airlines for a specified amount of time. I would want to publically announce that although we do not stand for such behavior on either side, we do value our employees and customers and we want each party to have the right to a peaceful and unthreatened flying experience. I would make it publically known that the employee was…

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