NJ Resources, Inc (NJR) conducted an Incident Command System (ICS) 300 training workshop. ICS 300 is for personnel that may serve as command, command staff, and general staff. ICS 300 is considered an Intermediate ICS for Expanding incidents. Using a workshop type format, NJR covered the following areas during the workshop: ICS Staffing and [...]
The US Coast Guard has issued a notice announcing the availability of the 2016.1 National Preparedness for Exercise Response (NPREP) Guidelines. The revised guidelines entered into effect on 1 October 2018. 83 Fed. Reg. 49563 (10/2/18) [https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-10-02/pdf/2018-21450.pdf].
The United States Coast Guard has promulgated the first change to its Marine Environmental Response and Preparedness Manual. The two key elements that Change 1 includes are as follows: Area Contingency Plan (ACP) policy verification tiers of Geographic Response Strategies (GRS) review and verification requirements; Facility Response Plan (FRP) approvals; and Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) responsibilities [...]