Which of the following best describes the Operational Period Briefing?
A: Helps keep the public and media informed about the incident status and operational accomplishments
B: Sets forth the specific tasks, reporting relationships, and expectations for support staff
C: Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel
D: Provides an orientation to individual resources at the beginning of their assignments
The correct answer is option C.
The operational period briefing presents the Incident Action Plan for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel. So the correct option is C.
The operations period briefing:
The operational period briefing is also referred to as the shift briefing. It is conducted at the beginning of every operation period so that to present the incident action plan to a tactical resource supervisor.
This briefing equips the supervisors with an efficient plan to handle a particular incident for the swift movement during the incident operation.
The Operational Period Briefing include the following characteristics;
- Conducted at the start of each operational period.
- Provides the Incident Action Plan for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel within the Operations Section.
- Operational Period Briefing should be concise.
Along with the chief of the operations, all other members of the group are also talented because they can provide essential information needed for the safe and effective performance of the team during the operation. The other staff members besides chief of operation include specific support elements such as medical units and communicative unit etc.