This standardized, all-hazard management concept was originally designed for U.S. emergency-management agencies. It is so successful that it has since been adopted by agencies in other countries as well.
Incident Command System: large-scale emergency response
The Incident Command System (ICS) establishes a flexible, scalable emergency-response organization with a common framework, enabling diverse groups to work together effectively. Standard procedures reduce the problems and miscommunication that typically occur in a large-scale, fast-moving emergency response.
We will train your people according to the standards established by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), yet custom-designed to meet your mission requirements. We also provide highly qualified watch standers for positions in corporate, city, state or federal command centers.
DCI personnel hold the highest credential awarded by the Department of Homeland Security--the Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) certificate—which is fully endorsed by FEMA. MEPs are experienced in all types of exercise design, conduct and evaluation, producing the most valuable results for our customers. They routinely train personnel from the:
Furthermore, they are qualified to train trainers—and can certify your personnel as MEPs.
DCI professionals are likewise experienced in outlining the core capabilities from the National Preparedness Goal (recommended by DHS/FEMA) and cross-walking them with the Target Capabilities List:
This is the preferred methodology for identifying and outlining any agency, organizational or company capabilities in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery for all-hazards emergency management. This is the “mapping” and groundwork for the future of your training and exercise program.
For more information on our Incident Command System Training please contact us.
If you already have an Incident Command System Training Program in place, please contact us for an evaluation of your current program.