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  1. RIT for Real

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    goes up among the team members and the amount of listening goes down. This took place during real-life, stressful RIT training in which more than 100 crews participated. Further, critical decision-making and leadership skills were taxed among

  2. Crawford on RIT: Dangerous but Necessary Work

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Apr 2012

    injury prone. "The fire service needs to get its man pants on," Crawford said in regards to the dangers inherent to RIT training , a comment which elicited enthusiastic applause from the crowd. Crawford went on to stress that training firefighters

  3. RAPID INTERVENTION TEAMS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2004

    standard Mayday protocols and operating guidelines for RIT training , response, and deployment. A minimum of four firefighters ..... our members have the opportunity to receive excellent RIT training at the operational and command level through the Broward

  4. IMAGE IS EVERYTHING

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2004

    support from above. Imagine if RIT training and operations were given the same ..... focused on firefighter survival and RIT training the way we focus on rudimentary ..... than we do to protect ourselves. RIT training can hopefully help to decrease

  5. YOU MUST CALL MAYDAY FOR RIT TO WORK: WILL YOU?

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2003

    residence charged with live smoke for departmentwide RIT training . Four-member RIT teams were activated to locate a ..... the most important issue brought to light through the RIT training involves the realization that my expectations and assumptions

  6. RIT Positions and Assignments

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    tasks that must be performed as part of the interior RIT operation, but the above tasks are an integral part of all RIT training and preparation. JIM McCORMACK , a 19-year veteran of the fire service, is a lieutenant with the Indianapolis

  7. Are We Still Ready to Train After Tragedy?

    Online Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2010

    One thing we noticed was that firefighter survival and RIT training were taking on a new light; we needed to change to meet ..... 19, 2007, our first companies arrived to start “ RIT Training ” (photo 1). Members participated in two physically and emotionally

  8. The Rescue Cablelight

    Online Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2011

    out the line as they go because often they are advancing around obstacles. Using the Rescue Cablelight during RIC/ RIT training at Fort Ord (Monterey Bay, California), firefighters were advancing farther into the structure faster, and their respirations

  9. The RIT Tarp

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jan 2010

    into their training programs. Our and our colleagues’ RIT program has aided the Rockford (IL) Fire Department’s RIT training over the past 10 years; we continually expand it as new information becomes available. In the article “Rapid Intervention

  10. Letters to the Editor

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2004

    feel this negative perception is gradually leaving the fire service, but more work needs to be done. Some involved in RIT training call the RIT position a "combat position" and continuously stress this throughout the training. I agree! RIT is