Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Training

In order to maintain National Incident Management System (NIMS) requirements, all EOC and emergency responders on the UW Bothell campus will be required to complete the following Incident Command System (ICS) classes. These three classes are offered on line and take 2-3 hours each to complete.  The attached document has additional details and info.

Incident Command Training (ICS - 100)

The University of Washington uses the Incident Command System while responding to emergencies at the University.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides free online training that is available on the FEMA Independent Study Site

IS 100- .HE- Higher Education


IS 200-.b


IS 700-.a


The Incident Command System is a standardized management system used to organize and manage a scalable response to emergency incidents of any magnitude.  ICS 100 (Module 1) is intended as an introduction and overview of the ICS.  It is intended for people who may be assigned to incidents in non-supervisory roles and as a prerequisite for continuing on through other levels.

Additional Self Study Emergency Management Training Classes

IS-106.15: Workplace Violence Awareness Training 2015


IS-325: Earthquake Basics: Science, Risk, and Mitigation


IS-906: Workplace Security Awareness


IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do


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