ICS Training: A Perishable Skill

As many of those in the incident response field are aware, the time to prepare for an incident is not when one arises. Preparedness professionals routinely schedule training and exercises to ensure that our responders have the skill sets necessary when the need becomes apparent. It is this forethought and …

New ICS Review Guide

Continuing to provide critical emergency management performance support to responders, EMSI is proud to offer our new Incident Command System (ICS) Review guide.  This guide was developed as a refresher for ICS practitioners to aid in preparation for advanced training, exercises, or real-world events.  Recognizing that many responders may have …

S420: Advancing to the Type 2 Level

A challenging and rare course in the Incident Command System curriculum, the S420 course (alternatively called ICS-420) is designed to prepare students to function effectively in a Type 2 Command or General Staff position and is typically only offered by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) or U.S. Coast Guard. …

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 …