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Structural Collapse Awareness

ICS 200B ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS. 

ICS 100B Introduction To Incident Command System

At the completion of this course, students will understand the general hazards associated with structural collapse incidents, including the recognition of applicable construction types and categories, and the expected behaviors of components and materials in a structural collapse. They will be able to recognize and assess potential conditions at a structural collapse incident, as well as identify the resources necessary to conduct safe and effective structural collapse search and rescue operations. They will learn procedures for conducting visual and verbal searches at structural collapse incidents, including the FEMA Task Force Rescue Marking System, Building Marking System, Victim Marking System, and Structure Marking System. Students will also discuss development and implementation of procedures for implementing the emergency response system as well as site control and scene management. An overview of removal of readily accessible victims from structural collapse will be included, as a preview of skills learned in the Operations-level course. 

Required FEMA Courses Through EMI

IS 800 National Response Framewoork, An Introduction

ICS 100B Introduction To Incident Command System

IS 700A  National Incident Management System, An Introduction

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.

FASAR and FEMA require that each member of the Team take the following online classes.  You can take these classes as your time permits and we ask that you send the Team a copy of each certificate as you complete the class.  These classes pertain to the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS).  Also Structural Collapse Awareness.  All these classes are free. The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. 

***IMPORTANT*** - Please save your certificates from these courses and pass them on to Frank or Linda so we can keep track of everyones training. 

 Marion County
Search & Rescue

ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.