IMS250 – 12.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course focuses on developing a team approach to industrial incident management in a fixed facility and/or operating region.  Emphasis is placed on the formation and duties of the Industrial Incident Management Team (IMT) during the initial response phase of an incident and can be customized, as desired.  The functions of Command, Command Staff, and General Staff, working on-scene and in an industrial Emergency Operations Center (EOC) environment, are stressed.  Further, specific emphasis is placed on establishing, managing, and supporting the Operations Section.

The course reviews IMT section and position-specific roles and responsibilities during the initial response phase including the creation of the ICS 201-Incident Briefing Form and the execution of the ICS 201 Incident Brief.


Participants must submit the following course prerequisites documentation prior to the first day of class to be eligible for participation:

  • IS 100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS 200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response (this course can be taught prior to IMS 250, if necessary, for those requiring IS 200)
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER Awareness, Operations, or Technician Level (Recommended)

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • ICS Fundamentals Review
  • Initial Response Industrial IMT Organization
  • Industrial IMT Position/Section-Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Initial Response and Assessment (Size-Up, Developing Initial Response Objectives, Identifying Hazards, Managing Site Safety)
  • Industrial IMT Functionality in an Industrial Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • Providing Incident Support, Managing External World, Liaison with Public Sector Agencies
  • Developing the ICS 201 – Incident Briefing Form

Suggested Audience

Industrial responders at a fixed facility, and/or in an operating region, who will be expected to perform as a member of an Incident Management Team during the initial response phase of an industrial emergency.

Other Information

Course Length

One day (8 Hours) and a ½ day (4 Hours), customized and site-specific, tabletop exercise to enhance IMT skills development.& If desired, the tabletop exercise can be extended to a full day (8 Hours).

Course Delivery Options

The course and tabletop exercise can be delivered at a client’s location or the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) in College Station, Texas.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Boerlin

Program Director
Phone: (979) 458-5616 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900

I am walking away from the course humbled, with lots of new information and significantly broadened perspective. It is hard to ask for more than that.

— Demining
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