As set forth in the Mayor’s Emergency Executive Order 153, the FDNY authorizes the limited use of propane for comfort heating of restaurant patrons during the COVID-19 state of emergency. T-93 Certificate of Fitness holder is responsible for the onsite supervision of connecting and disconnecting the propane containers from the heaters.
This instructor-lead, virtual seminar assists candidates to prepare to navigate the FDNY exam, which can be taken one of four ways: Online exam; In-person computer-based exam; Group appointment exam; Special field exam.
Students will need to have access to an internet connection, a computer or tablet with access to a web camera, microphone, and download the Zoom app.
Course Hours2 Hours
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After the completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of a T-93 certificate of fitness holder.
- Students will learn the FDNY permit requirements for the use and storage of LPG heaters in outdoor dining areas
- Students will learn the general safety precautions when using and storing propane tanks
The handling and use of portable space heaters shall be under the personal supervision of a T-93 Certificate of Fitness holder. Personal supervision means the Certificate of Fitness holder must be personally present in the restaurant to supervise the handling (moving) and the use of the heaters. The restaurant owner must ensure that at least one employee of the restaurant obtain the T-93 Certificate of Fitness within three weeks of submitting the attestation (the FDNY permit application).
This Certificate of Fitness is registered to a specific address and is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued.
This temporary Certificate of Fitness will be void by the FDNY upon the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency or the resumption of typical operations at full occupancy by restaurants.
NYC based eating establishments that will use propane, within FDNY guidelines, to heat outside dining areas.
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course.