The Salamander identification and credentialing program is available to all governmental agencies, special districts, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and voluntary organizations active in disasters (VOADs) in the state of Colorado. The system is supported by DHSEM and managed by the logistics section.
The goal of the program is to facilitate rapid incident identification through:
- standardized identification cards for personnel and equipment
- a method to account for and track resources in an event
Expand the sections below for program documentation and resources. For assistance or question contact the Colorado Salamander Support Team.
- SalamanderLIVE Program Link Version 2
- Letter from Colorado Department of Public Safety's Executive Director Stan Hilkey
- Salamander System Specific Guidance
Salamander System Specific Guidance Salamander System Base Plan Document Template Installer Update Procedure How to Add Personnel Using Salamander Explanation of Card Field and Source Data How to Print Cards
- ESF Credential Program Guidance
Emergency Support Function (ESF) Credential Program Guidance ESF1: Transportation Personnel ESF2: Communications Personnel [Under Development] ESF3: Public Works Personnel [Under Development] ESF4: Firefighting Personnel ESF5: Emergency Operations Center Personnel ESF5: Incident Management Team Personnel ESF6: Mass Care, Housing and Human Services Personnel ESF7: Logistics Personnel (Under Development) ESF8: Public Health and Medical Services Personnel ESF9: Ground Search and Rescue Personnel [Under Development] ESF9: Urban Search and Rescue Personnel ESF10: Hazardous Materials Personnel ESF11: Agriculture and Natural Resources Personnel ESF12: Utilities Personnel [Under Development] ESF13: Law Enforcement Personnel [email for information] ESF14: Long-Term Community Recovery Personnel ESF15: Public Information and External Communications Personnel
- Resource Links