Passport Accountability Objectives The student will be able to identify the major components of the passport accountability system. The student will be able to describe how the system expands and contracts as the ICS system grows with the incident. The student will be able to describe how the accountability system in the ICS system offers for the effective management of personnel and resources providing for the safety and welfare of personnel. Objectives Continued The student will be able to describe the principles of good incident communications. Standards NFPA 1500 6-6.1 NFPA 1561 WAC 296-305 King County Resource Plan Section 10 Passport Accountability System It is Not a substitute for the ICS. It Is a tool to be used in conjunction with ICS. It does Not protect fire fighters from poor tactical decisions. Personal Responsibility and Discipline ICS requires accountability for companies, teams, and individuals within a span of control. CO’s and/or team leaders must maintain a level of awareness of position and function of all members working within a team. Individuals must stay Together as a team. Do not separate for any circumstance while inside the emergency perimeter. Personal Responsibility and Discipline IMS requires accountability for companies, teams and individuals within a span of control. CO’s and/or team leaders must maintain a level of awareness of position and function of all members working within a team Individuals must stay Together with your team. Do not separate for any circumstance while inside the emergency perimeter. Accountability System Methodology The system is utilized to identify and account for individual members of a team. Specifically their: Duties Location Assignment Remain In Contact By Voice Visually touch If A Team Member Is In Trouble Provide direct assistance Call for help Go get help System Components Helmet Shields Passport Name tags (radio tags) Make up kit (kept in Chiefs vehicle) Tactical board. Helmet Shields Kept on the apparatus when not on a helmet. Stored near each seat in the cab of the apparatus. Shall be in place BEFORE participating as an in-service member. Passport Top Portion Company designator Fire resource zone designator Company number Team designator “Team A” Passport Middle Section Velcro that holds the members tags Passport Bottom Section Time of arrival Team assignment Passport Color White-primary Red-backup Green-reserve Nametags Each member should have six nametags. One nametag should be attached to the primary, backup, and reserve passports when reporting for duty or sleeper shift. Nametags must be attached to the passports before responding with the assigned apparatus. There should always be one spare nametag on the members helmet Nametags Continued Officers tag is placed at the top of the passport. Driver/Operators tag below officers and inverted. All other personnel tags below. When all members of a unit enter the hazardous zone, the Driver Operators tag is placed right side up. 800 Mhz Radio Tags Each member shall have a minimum of two velcro backed, identified radio ID tags. Radio tags are to be stored with personnel nametags. Nametag is attached to the radio tag, and then the passport. Roll Call (PAR) When a firefighter of team member is missing or trapped. When there is a catastrophic change in the incident such as building collapse, explosion, backdraft, sudden flooding. Release of vapor clouds ect... Before going offensive to defensive. Roll Call Continued After a building has been abandoned When an Incident or Division Commander or Team Leader determines that a need for a roll call exists. IC shall initiate all roll calls When a roll call is initiated, each company officer or team leader will determine the status of their assigned personnel and report to the appropriate commander.