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ICS 100.PW, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Public Works, 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 ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course uses the same objectives and content as other ICS courses with public works examples and exercises.
At the completion of this course, you should be familiar with:
In addition, you will learn the steps you should take to be accountable for your actions during an incident.
Public works personnel involved with emergency planning, response or recovery efforts.
N/A. However, completion of IS 700A, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is recommended.