NFPA 1407: Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews
Current Edition: 2015 Next Edition: 2020

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What is NFPA 1407?
NFPA 1407: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. This standard specifies the basic training procedures for fire service personnel to conduct fire fighter rapid intervention operations as specified in NFPA1710, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments, and NFPA 1720, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Volunteer Fire Departments. 1.1.1 This standard specifies basic evolutions that can be adapted to local conditions and serves as a standard mechanism for the evaluation of minimum acceptable performance during training for rapid intervention activities.
This standard specifies the basic training procedures for fire service personnel to conduct fire fighter rapid intervention operations so as to promote fire fighter safety and survival. Official document scope
What does NFPA 1407 address?
NFPA 1407 includes training and performance requirements for rapid intervention crews (RIC) with the goal of creating a highly disciplined operational capability to rescue fire fighters who become lost, injured, trapped, incapacitated, or disoriented in the course of an emergency scene or training operation. Provisions cover training policy and procedures, instructor requirements, student prerequisites, elements of the RIC operations training program, and required performance for RICs.

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