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Activate or Deactivate an ICS Position

During an incident or while planning, you can activate or deactivate a position in the ICS chart. Positions must be activated for contacts to be assigned, and when you activate a position, you have the option to notify contacts in the position's depth chart.

To activate an ICS position
  1. On the Incident Dashboard, click the ICS Chart tab. The ICS Chart page opens. 

  2. On the left, click an inactive position (inactive positions appear light gray). Position details open on the right.

  3. On the General Info or Chain of Command tab, click Activate. The Activate Position window opens and displays associated contacts.

  4. Select the check box for the contacts you want to notify. If there are no associated contacts, you can assign contacts.

  5. Click OK. The position appears active in the ICS Chart.

To deactivate an ICS position
  1. On the Incident Dashboard, click the ICS Chart tab. The ICS Chart page opens.

  2. On the left, click an active position (active positions appear dark gray). Position details open on the right.

  3. On the General Info tab, click Deactivate. The Deactivate Position window opens.

  4. Click Yes. The position appears inactive in the ICS Chart.

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12:50, 20 Feb 2017

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