Training: Safety mgr - construction fire

Big Apple Occupational Safety Corp. is now approved by the FDNY to offer the Construction Site Fire Safety Manager Training.  Course registration can be done online or by contacting us at 1-800-718-8639.

CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR FDNY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION SITE FIRE SAFETY MANAGER - CSFSM AND APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF FITNESS:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/fdny/pdf/cof_study_material/s_56_application.pdf 

For course specific information and to register online, select course from menu on the right.

Construction Site Fire Safety Manager (CSFSM) is responsible for ensuring that construction, alteration, and demolition work at a construction site is conducted in compliance with the requirements of the Fire Code.

New York City Fire Code Chapter 14 Section 1408, now requires that a Fire Safety Manager be present at construction projects that require a Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator.  Any Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator designated as the Fire Safety Manager at a major building must comply with the new training requirement - Construction Site Fire Safety Manager Training.

Fire Safety Manager's Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Fire Safety Manager shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Fire Code, and the FDNY rules. 
  • The Fire Safety Manager shall conduct an inspection of the construction site and all fire safety measures on a daily basis, and maintain a record in a bound log book or other approved system of recordkeeping. 
  • Where fire watch services is provided, the Fire Safety Manager shall be responsible for the general supervision of the fire guards.
  • Maintain an approved pre-fire plan at construction site
  • Acquaint construction site personnel with Fire equipment and systems as per the building code rules.

A Construction Fire Safety Manager shall be present at the construction site at all times when construction, demolition and alteration work is being conducted.  

Safety mgr - construction fire initial courses