Major Incident Planning and Support (MIP+S) Level 3

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Aide memoirs

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Tools for Incident Commanders: Essential Aide Memoirs

Remaining Cool and Effective as an Incident Commander

Strategies to maintain composure and efficiency during incidents:

  • Systematic Approach: Implementing a structured approach aids in decision-making.
  • Use of Aide Memoirs: Tools designed to assist memory and decision-making processes.

Key Aide Memoirs

A breakdown of essential tools carried by incident commanders:

  • JESIP Commanders' Aide Memoir: Covers joint working principles, decision models, and risk assessment.
  • Slate Cards: Laminated sheets for recording vital information such as METHANE and communication channels.
  • Triage Sieve: Tool for primary triage with casualty count, ensuring rapid assessment at incident scenes.
  • Triage Card (SALT): Guides secondary triage processes before patient transfer.
  • Action Cards: Provides structured tasks and roles for emergency response teams.
  • Medical Visual Translator: Useful for communication in graphic formats across language barriers.
  • Initial Operating Response (CBI) Card: Guidelines for managing chemical and hazardous materials incidents.

These aide memoirs are crucial for maintaining clarity and effectiveness in incident management, ensuring prompt and accurate decision-making.