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 218 | Sean Dolan Interview

Episode 218 | Sean Dolan Interview

This episode revisits an interview conducted on September 1, 2014 with Sean Dolan from the Aurora (Colorado) Fire Department about his near-miss event. …

Mayday Radio Channel

Mayday Radio Channel

I recently was contacted by a fire officer asking whether their mayday procedure should include a provision for a dedicated mayday channel for the distressed …

Dispatchers Role in Situational Awareness

Dispatchers Role in Situational Awareness

One of the situational awareness best practices discussed during the Fifty Ways to Kill a First Responder program is the role played by the dispatcher during …

Complex Communications

Complex Communications

We have many traits that make us uniquely human. Among them is our ability to engage in complex communications. We can look at black ink squiggled on a piece …

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