Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews
What is NFPA 1407?
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.
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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.