Making RIT FAST
Lead Instructor: Fast Rescue Solutions
Details: 8 hour over two days, Thursday OR Friday. A boxed lunch will be provided each day. Parking on-site is limited, please carpool if possible or use shuttle bus!
Dates/Time: February 27th OR February 28th, 2020. 0800-1700 each day. Class may go longer depending on conditions.
Required Equipment: Full turnouts, including helmet and gloves.
Shuttle Departure: TBD
Location: St. Helens Training Center - 58577 McNulty Way, St Helens, OR 97051
Description: The central teaching point is that effective RIT DEVICE operations require a modernized approach in training and equipment to meet this “Five or Die”philosophy. The bulk of this HOT presentation shall be based around the FAST Board DEVICE ‘Hasty’ removal of a downed firefighter in a structure fire environment while operating in an IDLH atmosphere. Students will take away that RIT condensed to it’s lowest form is about the expedient removal of a downed firefighter. And when this is performed in less than five minutes the victims are provided the best opportunity to live and not become a LODD