Firefighter Course Update: NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Management

Firefighter Course Update: NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Management

Even with life-saving equipment, firefighting is dangerous. In addition to using the right equipment, adequate training on effective incident command and scene management are critical to firefighter safety.

Committed to providing relevant and valuable training that helps keep firefighters safe and prepared, Vector Solutions is excited to announce the release of the newly updated NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Management online training course.

NFPA 1021 Incident Scene Management (1 hour)

NFPA 1021 - Incident Scene Management online training course

Officers responsible for incident scene management play a critical role in protecting their colleagues and providing as safe an operating environment as possible in an inherently unsafe environment. How an incident scene is managed can determine the overall effectiveness of a department's response. Proper scene management can minimize firefighters' exposure to risk and maximize the efficiency of their interventions, whether they are aimed at life safety, incident stabilization, or property conservation.

This course provides an overview of the responsibilities and tasks associated with incident scene management. It discusses topics such as scene safety, performing size-up, and managing the various components of an incident.

Topics covered in this self-paced online training course include:

  • Incident Scene Management
  • National Incident Management System
  • Incident Objectives
  • Scene Safety
  • Performing Size-Up
  • Managing Traffic
  • Managing the Scene
  • Managing People
  • Evacuation and Sheltering
  • Managing Crew Members Post-Incident
  • Terminating the Incident

This course is available on Vector LMS, TargetSolutions Edition, and is included in the following Credentials:

  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Instructor Appointment
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Service Instructor
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Firesafety Inspector I
  • Head of a Fire Department Appointment
  • Instructor I
  • Instructor II
  • Instructor III
  • Licensed Firefighter
  • Special Firesafety Inspector
  • Tennessee Incentive Pay

For more firefighting continuing education training, please visit our Firefighter Course Catalog.

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