Incident Command System

The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized on-site management system designed to enable effective, efficient incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure.

The ICS is used to manage an incident or a non-emergency event, and can be used equally well for both small and large situations. 

ICS helps to ensure:

� The safety of responders and others.
� The achievement of response objectives.
� The efficient use of resources.
 
About ICS Canada

ICS Canada is a Pan Canadian command and control structure used to help manage emergency incidents and planned events. It provides the framework for standard incident management response and improves interoperability between all response organizations as well as with international cooperators.

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Training

ICS Canada training courses have been   revised and reviewed by an interjurisdictional and interagency peer review group to provide comprehensive "all hazard" ICS curricula. I series I-100 through I-400 and I-402 are complete.

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