Provincial Incident Management System

Provincial Incident Management System

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1. WHAT IS THE PROVINCIAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM? 4
2. INTRODUCTION 5
3. CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES 5
4. OVERVIEW OF PIMS COMPONENTS 6
  4.1. PREPAREDNESS 6
  4.2. COMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 6
  4.3 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 6
  4.4 COMMAND & MANAGEMENT 7
  4.5 ONGOING MANAGEMENT & MAINTENANCE 7
5. COMPONENT 1: PREPAREDNESS 8
  1) UNIFIED APPROACH 8
  2) LEVELS OF CAPABILITY 9
6. COMPONENT 2: COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 16
7. COMPONENT 3: RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 23
  a) CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES 23
  1) Concepts 23
  2) Principles 23
  a) Planning 24
  b) Use of Agreements 24
  c) Categorizing Resources 24
  d) Resource Identification and Ordering 24
  e) Effective Management of Resources 24
8. COMPONENT 4: COMMAND & MANAGEMENT 25
  a) INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 25
  b) MANAGEMENT CHARACTERISTICS 26
9. PIMS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE PROVINCIAL DM FRAMEWORK 28


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        At this stage limited to GPG OPS Workgroup members










|WHAT IS THE PROVINCIAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM?                                                                                                         |

The Provincial Incident Management System (PIMS) provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work seamlessly to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, in order to reduce the loss of life and property and harm to the environment. The Provincial Incident Management...

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