The Emergency Response to Terrorism: Operations
(ERT: Ops) is a two-day (16-hour), participant centered
instructor-led training program. This course focuses on
emergency response to incidents involving Weapons of Mass
Destruction (WMDs) using the IAFF’s risk-based response
process—Analyze, Plan, Implement and Evaluate (APIE).
Participants are provided in-depth information related to
chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, and
explosive/incendiary weapons, signs/symptoms, types of harm, and
protective actions including the use of appropriate personal
protective equipment (PPE).