​Rapid Intervention Team (R.I.T.) Operations

  
Rapid Intervention (R.I.T.) Operations 

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hands On Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 4 Hours Prices: Contact us for pricing details

Program description

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:

  • Decribe Risk Management
  • Initial operations of the Rapid Inteverntion Team – TWO IN/TWO OUT
  • Two In / One Out Exception (Rescue Mode, No RIT)
  •  Initial Rapid Intervention Team Duties:
  1. Fire location
  2. Interior team(s) entry point and location
  3. Critical fire ground factors (scene conditions & hazards)
  4. Type of construction and condition
  5. Air management (elapsed time)
  6. Firefighter fatigue
  7. Radio communications
  8. Potential firefighter rescue operations
  • Student shall be able to define:  
    
  1. AWARE: An acronym utilized by RIT to remember what items need to be available for a rescue
  2. Air: Separate air supply for the victim.
  3. Water: Hoes line to create a defendable position.
  4. A Radio: Separate radio for the victim, pre-set to the assigned emergency.
  5. Extrication: Tools necessary to extricate the victim.  
  1. Air in regard to Rapid Intervention Team
  2. Water in regard to Rapid Intervention
  3. A Radio and Radio Communications in regard to Rapid Intervention
  4. Extrication tools - equipment for rescuing the downed Firefighter(s) 
  5. Incipient Stage of Fire
  6. Initial Fire Attack Mode
  7. Known Life Hazard
  8. Mayday
  9. Positive Communications in regard to Rapid Intervention Team functions
  10. Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)
  11. Standby Fire Fighter:
  12. Standby Mode in regard to Rapid Intervention Team functions
  13. Suppression Personnel
  14. Risk management (risk vs. value analysis)
  15. RISK BENEFIT VALUE STATEMENT

  • Two In / One Out Exception (Rescue Mode, No RIT)
  • SUSTAINED OPERATIONS in regard to rapid Intervention of the creation of the team from just the two in - two out.
  • RIT Officer will obtain a briefing from the Incident Commander and conduct a specific size up that focuses on:
  1. Fire location
  2. Interior team(s) entry point and location
  3. Critical fire ground factors (scene conditions & hazards)
  4. Type of construction and condition
  5. Air management (elapsed time)
  6. Firefighter fatigue
  7. Radio communications
  8. Potential firefighter rescue operations
  9. RIT members primary functions
  10. RIT Handline from a RIT only water source.  
  11. RIT Tools
  12. RIT standby wearing full protective clothing and SCBA. 
  • Radio Communications
  • Terminating of the Rapid Intervention TEem on the fireground

   Hands On 8 Hours
  • Scenarios to enhance the knowledge base and to master the skills mentioned in the program.