Effective Command: How to Implement Incident Command Strategies - Friday Oct 27, 2023

  • October 27, 2023
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm
  • FESTI - Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute 2025 Courtneypark Drive, East, Mississauga

Facilitated by Dr. Katherine Lamb

As a junior officer or aspiring junior officer you should attend this program. Using table-top scenarios and virtual simulation you will be provided with multiple incidents to discuss, practice, and implement incident command strategies. This session will focus on developing rational decision makers who can appropriately manage incident risk, implement appropriate strategies and tactics, and importantly can justify the why behind their decisions.

Katherine Lamb

Dr Katherine Lamb is a respected authority on the training and assessment of Incident Command decision making. Katherine worked as an accomplished research academic before joining the Fire Service in 2004. During her Fire Service career, Katherine served in multiple UK Fire departments, her final post was Lead Officer for incident command training and assessment.

In 2015, Katherine developed Effective Command, a behavioral marking system for the assessment and recording of incident command competence. This development tool is accredited and endorsed by professional bodies and used Internationally as the Best Practice methodology to train and assess incident command competence.