All Hazard Incident

What is All Hazard Incident?

All Hazard Incident meaning in Safety terms is

  • An incident, natural or human-caused, that requires an organized response by a public, private, and/or governmental entity to protect life, public health and safety, values to be protected, and to minimize any disruption of governmental, social, and economic services. One or more kinds of incident (fire, flood, mass casualty, search, rescue, evacuation, etc.) may occur simultaneously as part of an all hazard incident response. 



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group