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  1. THE RIT BAG

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2004

    more prevalent and more frequently used by fire departments nationwide, firefighters also look for ways to improve basic RIT operations at the incident scene. Our department has created a RIT bag to improve its RIT deployment. We use the RIT bag to gather

  2. Firefighter Survival: Do We Really Do RIT Justice?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 23 May 2013

    injuries. Phoenix did an outstanding job researching RIT and RIT operations and became a leader in firefighter safety. But did the ..... action. Although all firefighters have basic training in RIT operations , Dallas Fire-Rescue decided to elevate our commitment

  3. RAPID INTERVENTION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2001

    vessel? How would this factor affect RIT operations ? Is the ship at anchorage? How would ..... initial response and available to support RIT operations ? RIT'S ARRIVAL ON-SCENE On arrival ..... to the RIT teams being activated. A RIT operations officer should be positioned with the

  4. LEARNING TO "E.S.C.A.P.E."

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2004

    designate a second channel for the RIT operation while all others on the fireground ..... the RIT/Mayday communications, the RIT operation may be slowed or otherwise adversely ..... involved. Dedicated channel for the RIT operation (all others stay on the original channel

  5. Mobile Homes: Small Houses, Big Challenges

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    including overhaul, if needed. RIT Rapid intervention team ( RIT ) operations in mobile homes present their own challenges. Locating and ..... fire attack, a 360° size-up is the foundation for safe RIT operations . While the team members are staging appropriate tools

  6. Mobile Homes: Small Houses, Big Challenges

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    including overhaul, if needed. RIT Rapid intervention team ( RIT ) operations in mobile homes present their own challenges. Locating and ..... fire attack, a 360° size-up is the foundation for safe RIT operations . While the team members are staging appropriate tools

  7. Hazardous Materials "Sand Traps"

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    effectively. Practice communications among crews in level A suits when the in-suit communication fails, or practice hazmat RIT operations . You can conduct these drills with individual crews in a short time. We must make hazmat training a priority, interesting

  8. RIT for Real

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    structure by the initial RIT. Simply, tools are not the first answer; speed and efficiency are the primary goals. Successful RIT operations are based on the following: Rescue planning, training, and implementation. Proactive actions for fireground survival

  9. Are We Still Ready to Train After Tragedy?

    Online Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2010

    downed firefighter. We extensively discussed each RIT position and the pros and cons of our RIT bag and taught and practiced RIT operation methods. The day ended with each team searching for, locating, and placing a downed firefighter wearing full SCBA using

  10. The RIT Tarp

    Online Articles

    Fri, 1 Jan 2010

    and an instructor of hazmat and rapid intervention team ( RIT ) operations for the Illinois Fire Service Institute. He is a member of ..... instructor of auto extrication, rapid intervention team ( RIT ) operations , and technical rescue for the Illinois Fire Service Institute