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ID
7-508-1235
Name
Debris Removal Team
Status
Published
Updated
11/15/2019 5:24:05 PM
Released
06/19/2018
Description
The Debris Removal Team supplies all equipment for debris removal, trains employees on right-of-entry and debris removal, and removes debris as quickly as possible following the Debris Assessment Team's debris management plan
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Debris Removal Team: 1. Manages debris collection 2. Transports debris 3. Separates debris 4. Reduces volume of debris 5. Disposes of debris
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Requestor specifies any specialty loading equipment necessary based on incident needs
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 15
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 Debris Field Supervisor
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAM1. Team should be aware of and familiar with procedures for special considerations, such as environmental compliance, historic preservation, valuables/personal property, hazardous materials, animal carcasses, human remains, and crime scene evidence. 2. General laborers and administrative support staff can supplement this team as necessary. 3. Equipment operator/hauler is not a NIMS typed position.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – NIMS Type 1 Debris Training and Safety Officer 3 – Equipment operator/hauler
General Equipment Per Team1. Measuring devices include tape measures (25' -100') and measuring wheels. 2. Hand tools include wire cutters, branch clippers, hand saws, screwdrivers, and shovels. 3. Appropriate software includes word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. 4. Reference materials include FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide, FEMA Public Assistance Debris Management Guide, FEMA Public Assistance Debris Monitoring Guide, and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Emergency Relief Manual. 5. Equipment may include additional specialty loading equipment, based on incident needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11. 5 – Digital camera 2. 5 – Measuring device 3. 5 – Clipboard and data recording form 4. 1 – Lowboy 5. 2 – Wheel loader 6. 3 – Tandem dump truck 7. Chainsaws 8. Various hand tools 9. GPS 10. Laptop computer 11. Appropriate software 12. Basic first aid kit 13. Reference materials
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Equipment Per TeamThe following regulation addresses PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1PPE is mission specific and may include: 1. Hard hat 2. Reflective vest 3. Gloves 4. Protective clothing 5. Protective footwear 6. Protective shield 7. Respiratory protection 8. Flashlight
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Short-range, two-way portable radio 5 – Cell phone 1 – Satellite phone
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – Vehicle/pickup
676
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Debris Assessment Team
FEMA, NIMS 508: Debris Monitoring Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Debris Field Supervisor
FEMA, NIMS 509: Debris Training and Safety Officer
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
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) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment, latest edition adopted