Human Factors in Incident Management

Course Overview

EMSI’s Human Factors in Incident Management course is our version of the NWCG L-180 course. A basic human performance skills course intended to establish an awareness of human performance issues in incident management, this course addresses human performance content that relates to the individual, including situation awareness, communication, decision-making, risk management, and teamwork.

Specific Course Topics

  • The Incident Management Environment
  • Communication
  • Situation Awareness
  • Decision-Making
  • Team Cohesion

Target Audience

All incident management personnel.


Half-Day (4 hours)

Pre-requisite (recommended)



  • NWCG L-180