incident management system


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in·ci·dent ma·nage·ment sys·tem

(in'si-dĕnt man'ăj-mĕnt sis'tĕm)
A nationally recognized system of unified command and control for dealing with mass casualties or disasters.

incident management system

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IMS

A system designed to assist in the management and command of emergency operations such as natural disasters, civil disturbances, multiple casualty incidents, hazardous materials incidents, fires, and acts of terrorism. The key components to the system include finance, logistics, operations, and planning.
Synonym: incident command system
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Problems can occur when agency populations overlap and incident management systems do not communicate with one another.
The incident management system aims to reduce harm to patients, their families/whanau and to clinicians.
Advantages for the individual participating in the Medical Reserve Corp include: liability protection, training and exercise opportunities and the safety features of responding within a National Incident Management System integrated program.
Of particular interest is the section devoted to the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) was born.
It will serve as a hub for implementation of the Citywide Incident Management System (CIMS).
Developed by a group drawn from food companies, food safety advisers and enforcement bodies--led by Robert Gaze a CCFRA food safety specialist--the guide includes examples of incidents to illustrate how an incident management system can work and how it can help protect the business.
Communities that applied for the grants had until last October 1 to "adopt a resolution stating they will comply with the Department of Homeland Security's National Incident Management System ...
When planning a second edition, the authors may want to consider more detailed information on the Incident Management System, the components and responsibilities of the Incident Command System (ICS), and the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS).
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a comprehensive system that improves tribal and local emergency response operations through the use of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the application of standardized emergency procedures and preparedness measures.
The smart card technology also can serve as a platform for physical access into buildings, access to networks, human resource asset accountability, incident command and control, property and firearms accountability, and national incident management system integration.
To help public officials integrate planning against extraordinary threats with day-to-day agency operations, they address all aspects of implementing a comprehensive plan for preventing/responding to security threats, e.g., meeting the National Incident Management System requirements, simulations, technical reviews.

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