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Unit 6: Unified Command. Unit Objectives. Define Unified Command. List the advantages of Unified Command. Identify the primary features of Unified Command. Describe the roles and reporting relationships between school personnel and emergency responders under a Unified Command. .

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unit objectives
Unit Objectives
  • Define Unified Command.
  • List the advantages of Unified Command.
  • Identify the primary features of Unified Command.
  • Describe the roles and reporting relationships between school personnel and emergency responders under a Unified Command.
activity optimal strategy
Activity: Optimal Strategy
  • Instructions: Read the scenario below and select the optimal strategy in your Student Manual.
  • Scenario: A high school football team is returning home from a State tournament in two buses. The first bus is involved in an accident on State Highway 1 right at the county line. Most of the bus is in Franklin County. However, the front part of the bus is in Revere County (the team’s home county). First responders from both counties and the State have arrived on the scene. The Athletic Director was on the second bus and assumed command until first responders arrived.
unified command
Unified Command
  • The Unified Command organization consists of the Incident Commanders from the various jurisdictions or agencies operating together to form a single command structure.

Fire & Rescue Incident Commander

Law Enforcement Incident Commander

School Incident

Commander

unified command benefits
Unified Command Benefits
  • A shared understanding of priorities and restrictions.
  • A single set of incident objectives.
  • Collaborative strategies.
  • Improved internal and external information flow.
  • Less duplication of efforts.
  • Better resource utilization.
unified command features
Unified Command Features
  • A single integrated incident organization
  • Collocated (shared) facilities
  • One set of incident objectives, single planning process, and Incident Action Plan
  • Integrated General Staff – Only one Operations Section
  • Coordinated process for resource ordering
school fire unified command
School Fire: Unified Command

Unified Command

Fire & Rescue Law Enforcement School

Incident Commander Incident Commander Incident Commander

Public Information Officer (PIO)

(School Spokesperson)

PIO Assistant Officer

(Law Enforcement)

PIO Assistant Officer

(Fire Service)

Safety Officer (Fire & Rescue)

Liaison Officer (Fire & Rescue)

Agency Representatives

(Law Enforcement and School Personnel)

Speaking With One Voice!

school fire integrated ops section
School Fire: Integrated Ops Section
  • In a Unified Command there is only one Operations Section Chief.

Operations

Section Chief

Emergency Services

Branch Director

Law Enforcement

Branch Director

Student Care

Branch Director

EMS Group

Supervisor

Perimeter Control

Group Supervisor

Student Accountability

& Release Group

Supervisor

Fire Suppression

Group Supervisor

Accident Investigation

Group Supervisor

Crisis Intervention

Group Supervisor

Public Works

Group Supervisor

overcoming barriers to unified command
Overcoming Barriers to Unified Command

What are the potential barriers to school personnel being included in the Unified Command?

How can you overcome these barriers?

making unified command work
Making Unified Command Work
  • Include key community response personnel as part of the school emergency planning process.
  • Make sure that first responders know what the school’s legal and ethical responsibilities are during an event.
  • Learn ICS so that you can blend into the response structure.
  • Practice together during exercises and planned events.
applied exercise 1 of 2
Applied Exercise (1 of 2)
  • Instructions:
  • Working as a team, review the scenario and scenario map located in your Student Manual.
  • Answer the following questions:
      • Which agencies/organization should be included in the Unified Command structure?
      • Which ICS positions/Sections will be activated?
applied exercise 2 of 2
Applied Exercise (2 of 2)
  • Continue answering the following questions:
      • How many Operations Section Chiefs will be assigned representing each of the agencies?
      • What is one example of an incident objective that the Unified Command group might establish?
  • Select a spokesperson and be prepared to present your work in 20 minutes.
summary
Summary

Are you now able to:

  • Define Unified Command?
  • List the advantages of Unified Command?
  • Identify the primary features of Unified Command?
  • Describe the roles and reporting relationships between school personnel and emergency responders under a Unified Command?