Key ICS Features Definitions
And these larger categories speak directly to the operational errors (in large-scale, inter-agency emergency response) that ICS was originally created to redress.
The Safety Officers role is to develop Site Safety Plan, evaluate Incident Safety Action and to provide quick and accurate hazards assessment and required safety measures (FEMA).
This has been echoed by the National Fire Protection Association, Standard 1500, which recommends that all departments must embrace ICS response procedure in writing.
FEMA, 2008. Incident Command System. pdf file. Web.
USDL.n.d Occupational Safety & Health Administration. n.d. Web.