EMSI Releases Updated Area Command Course and Job Aid

EMSI continues to provide emergency management performance support to responders through the development of Incident Command System (ICS) courses and job aids. We are proud to offer our updated Area Command course and job aid! Both were recently updated to help better align with NIMS title changes, as well as …

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 …

Visit EMSI at the APPA Conference

Planning your trip the American Public Power Association (APPA) Conference in New Orleans next month?  Make sure to stop by and visit EMSI at booth 604. The APPA is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. The APPA advocates and advises on electricity policy, …

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’s Incident Management Handbook Available Now!

Continuing in our quest to develop emergency responders of every level, EMSI is proud to announce the availability of our new Incident Management Handbook! Cultivating the best practices from our decades of response and training, EMSI is honored to offer our very own FREE Incident Management Handbook (IMH) to assist …

EMSI Facilitates Workshop for NCR IMT Command & General Staff

Continuing to lead from the front line of contemporary incident management, EMSI recently facilitated a unique workshop for Command & General Staff members from the National Capital Region (NCR) Incident Management Team (IMT). Recognizing that the NCR IMT brings a wealth of experience and qualifications, EMSI worked with the NCR …

Coming Soon: EMSI Incident Management Handbook!

You’ve asked for it and we’re developing it! Cultivating the best practices from our decades of response and training, EMSI is nearing completion of our very own FREE Incident Management Handbook (IMH)! Yes, we said FREE! While it is important that all responders come into an incident with sufficient training …

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 …