Archive by category Mayday and RIT

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to maydays and rapid intervention teams.

Episode 134 | Assessing resources

Episode 134 | Assessing resources

  In this episode, we discuss the importance of setting operational strategy based on available resources and the impact of understaffing on situational …

The “Minor” Mayday

The “Minor” Mayday

Is there such a thing? A “Minor” Mayday. [tweet this] A crew operating in an IDLH environment suddenly find themselves in a tough spot because …

Radio Discipline

Radio Discipline

A frequent contributing factor in firefighter casualty incidents is too much radio traffic. This can have a significant impact on first responder situational …

The Irrational Obsession With Loss

The Irrational Obsession With Loss

There is a growing body of research revealing that many human’s have an irrational obsession with loss. Or, perhaps more accurately, an irrational …

Episode 20: Mayday for Mental Health

Episode 20: Mayday for Mental Health

        This episode chronicles a father’s story of inspiration from tragedy. Listen in as I interview Fire Chief Patrick Kenny from the Village …

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