Rapid Intervention Crew

Rapid Intervention Crew teaches about the unit made up of emergency responders trained in emergency scene rescue techniques. The Crew's objective is to rescue emergency responders who become trapped, injured or missing during response activities.

This program provides training for those personnel. It follows NFPA 1407, Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews, 2010 Edition.

Topics covered:

  • Mission of the Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)
  • OSHA's 2 In/2 Out Rule
  • Training requirements
  • Duties of the RIC Officer
  • Maintaining a pro-active stance
  • Information gathering
  • Equipment used
  • Tactical worksheets
  • Search ropes vs. charged hose lines

The Technical Committee involved in producing this DVD: Chief Jerry Grey, Chief Susan Tarantino, Chief Steve Kreis and Chief Craig Shelley.

Also includes is an Instructor's Guide CD with PowerPoints on the new NFPA standard, testing materials, and checklists.

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SpecificationsEmergency Film Group, 2011
29 minutes

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