NFPA® 1561 Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System and Command Safety 2014 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 System Implementation
4.1 General
4.2 Risk Management
4.3 System Flexibility
4.4 Implementation
4.5 Resource Accountability
4.6 Incident Scene Rehabilitation
4.7 System Qualification Process
4.8 Training and Qualifications
Chapter 5 Functions and Structure of Command
5.1 Command Structure
5.2 Coordination
5.3 Incident Commander
5.4 Intelligence
5.5 Unified Command
5.6 Area Command
5.7 Multi-Agency Coordination System
5.8 Supervisory Personnel
5.9 Command Staff
5.10 General Staff
Chapter 6 Communications and Information Management
6.1 Communications Systems
6.2 Protocols and Terminology
6.3 Emergency Traffic
6.4 Telecommunicator Support
Chapter 7 Incident Management Team(s)
7.1 Positions
7.2 Training
7.3 Staffing
Chapter 8 Command Safety
8.1 Supervisory Levels
8.2 Span of Control
8.3 Overall Command
8.4 Command Post Establishment
8.5 Accountability Systems
8.6 Assignment of Staff Aides
8.7 Additional Resources
8.8 Rapid Intervention Crew/Company Assignment
8.9 Responsibilities of the Incident Commander
8.10 Community Risk and Emergency Operation Plans
8.11 Command Post Requirements
8.12 Command Post
8.13 Safety Officer and Assistant Safety Officer
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Emergency Operations Centers
Annex C Area Command
Annex D Fire Service Information
Annex E Functional Assignments for High-Rise Building Incidents
Annex F Development of Subordinate Officers or Implementing a More Efficient Management System
Annex G Incident Management for the Fire Service on Type 5 or Type 4 Incidents
Annex H Structural Fire Fighting Risk Assessment and Operational Expectations
Annex I Referenced Publications
Index