Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Responder Intervention Team - Basic : 16 Hours

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Course Description

This Cornerstone version introduces students to the basics of Responder Intervention Team (RIT) operations and tactical and strategic operations related to downed firefighters. Discussion covers firefighter case studies, RIT tools, staging, RASP, size up, accountability, equipment demonstrations, victim extrication/disentanglement, and managing the "Mayday." Preventive or proactive methods of avoiding situations where fire fighters are trapped are highlighted. Practical reactive techniques or mitigation of a downed responder are demonstrated and practiced as a part of this "hands on" class. NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, turn out gear, eye protection, gloves, SCBA and boots for this class. This course is delivered at local fire departments


This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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kell Mon, Oct 15 2018 -
Mon, Oct 15 2018

 
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