Unified Command

What is Unified Command?

Unified Command meaning in Safety terms is

  • In ICS, unified command is a unified team effort which allows all agencies with jurisdictional responsibility for the incident, either geographical or functional, to manage an incident by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies. This is accomplished without losing or abdicating authority, responsibility, or accountability. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group