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ID
7-509-1349
Name
Debris Training and Safety Officer
Status
Published
Updated
12/2/2019 4:49:57 PM
Released
06/19/2018
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Debris Training and Safety Officer ensures that debris staff complete all required training and ensures on-site safety of debris staff
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Debris Removal Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Debris Training and Safety Officer: 1. Ensures and documents that all debris staff complete all relevant training 2. Ensures on-site safety of debris staff during an operational deployment 3. Ensures that the operation’s safety plan is compliant with all health and safety regulations 4. Identifies environmental hazards 5. Ensures that all staff follow all safety plan protocols 6. Identifies additional event-specific training required
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management 4. IS-632: Introduction to Debris Operations 5. IS-634: Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program 6. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 7. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 8. E202: Debris Management Planning for State, Tribal, and Local Officials
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) and the Emergency Relief Program through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 2. Knowledge of guidance published in the OSHA Field Health and Safety Manual 3. Knowledge of debris special considerations, such as environmental compliance, historic preservation, valuables/personal property, hazardous materials, animal carcasses, human remains, and crime scene evidence 4. Knowledge of hazardous materials and hazardous waste handling procedures Experience: Two years of experience OR experience in this position during four incidents, exercises, drills, or simulations
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 3. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) immunization recommendations
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every two years 2. Keeps immunizations up to date and commensurate with mission assignment
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
1089
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Debris Removal Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Debris Field Supervisor
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016
FEMA, Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) V2, April 2017
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Emergency Relief Manual, May 2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Field Safety and Health Manual, latest edition adopted
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders