How do I obtain my T-89/F-89 Certificate of Fitness?

2018-03-22

Applicants who pass the FDNY’s On-Site Exam will receive their Certificate of Fitness directly from the FDNY via mail.

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What happens if I fail the On-Site Exam?

Applicants who fail the FDNY’s On-Site Exam will receive a failure notice via mail. Applicants are allowed to take the on-site exam up to two times per the FDNY; to retake the exam, authorized personnel must schedule an appointment as outlined here. If an applicant fails the on-site exam a second time, they must retake both […]

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How long is the T-89/F-89 Certificate of Fitness valid for?

This certificate must be renewed every three years. The NYC Fire Department (FDNY) will send a Renewal Notice 90 days before the expiration date. This letter includes the certificate number, the expiration date, and the amount of the renewal fee. For more information, please click here.

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What do I do if I’m a Fire Safety Director and/or Fire Life & Safety Director at multiple locations (more than two)?

Certificate of Fitness holders seeking to be certified in additional buildings must submit the Fire Safety Director (F-85) and Fire Life and Safety Director (T-89/F-89) Variance Form. You will be required to list your current work hours at each location and state the physical building address where you plan on taking the On-Site Exam for […]

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How do I transition from the F-85 Certificate of Fitness to the T-89/F-89?

All Fire Safety Directors who have not taken the Non-Fire Emergency/EAP Course must do so by September 3, 2018, or by the time of the renewal date of their current F-85 Certificate of Fitness (C of F), whichever occurs first. For additional information on how to transition to the FLSD F-89 C of F, click […]

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Clases reprogramadas 21 marzo 2018

2018-03-20

Últimas noticias: Todas las clases de 8 AM programadas para el 3/22 comenzarán una hora más tarde (9 AM). Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo pronosticadas, cancelaremos las clases nocturnas este miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018. Las siguientes clases afectadas se han reprogramado de la siguiente manera: El día 3 del entrenamiento de andamio […]

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Rescheduled Classes: March 21, 2018

Update 2: All 8 AM classes will be starting one hour later (9 AM) on Thursday, 3/22 as a result of today’s storm. Update: Our 10-Hour OSHA Training at our Bayonne, NJ location starting tomorrow, 3/22 at 9 AM has been rescheduled to start on 3/23 at 9 AM. Due to the anticipated snow forecasted for 3/21/18, the […]

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Clases reprogramadas 7 marzo 2018

2018-03-06

Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo pronosticadas, cancelaremos las clases nocturnas este miércoles, 7 de marzo de 2018. Las siguientes clases afectadas se han reprogramado de la siguiente manera: La clase de Usuario de Andamio Suspendido de 16 horas ha sido reprogramada desde 3/7 – 3/9 a 3/19 – 3/21. Nuestro curso gratuito de inglés […]

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Rescheduled Classes: March 7, 2018

Update: All morning classes scheduled for Thursday, 3/8/18, will start at 9 AM. There are no other changes to our Thursday class schedule. Update 2: Day 2 of our 10-Hour OSHA training was rescheduled to Friday, 3/9/18 at 9 AM. Due to the forecasted inclement weather headed to our area on 3/7/18, we will be closing all […]

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NYCOSH: NYC Leading the State in Worker Safety

2018-03-02

The construction industry continues to offer many workers opportunities to build robust, middle-class lives for themselves and their families but not without risks. While the industry has made strides to make the job safer, there’s always an ever-present degree of danger in this field. While New York State saw a record-breaking number of construction-related fatalities […]

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NYC Mayor Signs New Construction Site Noise Pollution Law

2018-01-30

The City that never sleeps may be able to get a few more Z’s following the passing of Intro. 1653-B into law. The new law hopes to curb construction site noise pollution and reduce response time to residents’ complaints.

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OSHA Raises Penalty Schedule in 2018

2018-01-23

OSHA kicked off 2018 by raising the penalty schedule across the board. The new schedule is in keeping with the Inflation Adjustment Act and increases penalties by 2%.

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