New Intelligence/Investigations Job Aid Released

An international leader in developing tools and training for initial and sustained responses, EMSI is passionate about preparing responders to be ready for all-hazards incidents. As part of this commitment, we have created over twenty job aids and guidebooks that aid emergency managers and front-line responders in performing their duties, …

EMSI IMT Support DOE/NNSA NUWAIX

For the second time this year, the EMSI IMT deployed as part of a DOE/NNSA exercise to provide incident management assistance to DOE/NNSA technical response teams, most recently during the Nuclear Weapons Accident/Incident Exercise (NUWAIX 19) in late April.  Conducted at the DOE Pantex Plant in Amarillo, TX, NUWAIX 19 …

S420 Training in Virginia

Limited Seats Remain for S420 Training in Virginia EMSI is excited to host an S420 Command and General Staff course (or ICS-420 Advanced IMT) on May 13-16 in Front Royal, Virginia. Limited seats remain in this seldom offered, advanced ICS course. Specifically, vacancies remain in Command Staff positions (Liaison, Public …

New Web-Based ICS-100 Course in Norway Through Partnership with Proactima

Looking for Incident Command System (ICS) training in Norway?  Look no further than the Proactima-EMSI web-based ICS-100 course now available through Proactima’s e-learning system. Since 2016, EMSI and Proactima have partnered to deliver incident management solutions to the Scandinavian community.  A collaborative effort, EMSI and Proactima worked closely to ensure …

EMSI Delivers First O-305 AHIMT Course in Canada

Continuing its nationwide ICS implementation, EMSI was recently called upon to deliver the first O-305 AHIMT course in Canada.  Sponsored by the ICS Canada organization, this inaugural course was hosted in Calgary, Alberta, the week of March 4th.  In coordination with ICS Canada, EMSI made slight modifications to the USFA …

EMSI IMT Supports DOE/NNSA for Cobalt Magnet Exercise

Responding to a major incident should never be left to chance. After nearly a year planning, the Cobalt Magnet exercise was conducted in Brevard County, Florida, at the end of February, with the EMSI Incident Management Team (IMT) there to assist.  Cobalt Magnet 2019 (CM19) was a Department of Energy/National …

Building a Culture of Preparedness

Many of our readers are familiar with our recurring mantra that “the time to make friends is not when you need a friend”. In the world of emergency preparedness, this is critical. Learning the capabilities of your partners and neighbors during an incident delays response times and getting the right …

Happy New Year 2019

As usual, things remain busy at EMSI.  2018 was another busy and productive year for EMSI and 2019 is shaping up to be the same way. International Projects In keeping with our reputation as a global leader in incident management training and practical application, EMSI conducted work in 12 countries …