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 Delivers ICS-220 Training as part of the AHIMTA Conference

Following on the heels of an ICS-220 delivery for St. Louis County Police Department, EMSI participated in this year’s annual All-Hazards Incident Management Team Association (AHIMTA) Training and Education Symposium for the fourth consecutive year and delivered our ICS-220 Initial Response training course for the second straight year to a …

A Comprehensive Review of Staging Areas

Recognized as a critical element of the Incident Command System, Staging Areas are established to maintain a ready reserve of tactical resources and operational overhead to support evolving or emergent operational resource requirements.  Staging Areas with adequate resource reserves are a critical component of maintaining a proactive posture on the …

EMSI Introduces New ICS Advanced Planning Process Course

Continuing to introduce innovative and advanced Incident Command System (ICS) training courses and support tools, EMSI recently developed an ICS Advanced Planning Process course and is working to develop an ICS Planning Process Guide Book. This course greatly expands on operational planning concepts, to better prepare response personnel to develop …

EMSI Initial Response Guide Book Now Available

Recognizing a critical ICS training shortfall, EMSI developed the ICS-220 Initial Response Team course, an advanced ICS training course greatly expanding on initial response management concepts, to better prepare response personnel for managing the often chaotic and dynamic initial stages of the response, with additional focus on a prolonged posture …

EMSI Provides Leadership and Decision-Making Training to the IAEA

Last month, EMSI delivered a customized leadership and decision-making training session to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. Created by EMSI instructor/practitioners with expertise in crisis and incident leadership, this training was provided to responders from the IAEA Incident and Emergency System (IES). With a purpose of …