This 2-day course is designed to provide fire officers with an understanding of command operations at structural collapse incidents. Students completing this course will be able to:* describe the aspects of a structural collapse;* explain basic command procedures and ICS organizational structure;* identify various resource levels, types, and capabilities used for structural collapse incidents;* identify critical factors and issues that affect scene management;* describe all unique operational considerations used at a structural collapse incident;* describe all response operations phases associated with a structural collapse incident; and* describe the technical rescue expertise and equipment required for safe operations and effective incident management.Students attending should understand and be able to apply the Incident Command System (ICS) concept.
Individuals who have statutory authority/responsibility and may serve in a unified command structure at a structural collapse; fire command officers.
December 5 - 6, 2015
Deputy State Fire Marshal
Washington State Fire Training Academy
Chelan Fire and Rescue