National engagement provides an opportunity for interested parties to
comment on these efforts. The public feedback period also ensures that the COSS
and Chem KPF are relevant for all implementing partners.�The national
engagement period for all three documents will conclude at 5 p.m. ET July
To provide comments on the COSS documents, complete the corresponding
feedback form below�and submit the form to� firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operations Support Specialist (COSS)�will identify and provide critical
information to responders, key leaders, and decision-makers. The COSS will be a
state and local subject matter expert (SME) with the ability to bridge together
response and chemical knowledge in order to minimize the impact of a potential
or actual incident involving the release of hazardous chemicals.
Webinars on Hazardous Chemical
Preparedness and Response Resources
FEMA will host three, 60-minute webinars to discuss the draft
documents and answer related questions. The webinar is open to the whole
community. �Advance registration is required and on a first-come, first-served
NIMS provides stakeholders across the whole community�with the shared
vocabulary, systems and processes to successfully deliver the capabilities
described in the�National Preparedness System. It defines operational systems
that guide how personnel work together during incidents.