Key Implementation Measures

KEY IMPLEMENTATION MEASURES

The IMS Steering Committee has identified eight key measures to assist organizations in implementing IMS:

Already Implementing IMS?

Awareness

  • Raise IMS awareness in your organization (presentations, communications, newsletters, website, training, etc.)

Endorsements

  • Endorse IMS within your organization

Adopting IMS in Policy

  • Adopt IMS in your emergency plans and policies

Incorporate IMS in Procedures

  • Incorporate IMS into your emergency procedures

IMS Training

  • Support IMS training in your organization
  • Designate an IMS instructor for your organization

Exercising with IMS

  • Use IMS in exercises

Responding with IMS

  • Use IMS in responding to real incidents
  • Use IMS in organizing planned events

Sustainability

  • Develop a long-term plan to build IMS capacity in your organization