Winter 2016 Fire Safety Director Training and Construction Site Fire Safety Classes

Fire Safety Directors Announces Our Winter 2016 Fire Safety Director Training and Construction Site Fire Safety Manager Class Schedules. Learn to pass FDNY tests in Midtown New York.
NEW YORK - Dec. 11, 2015 - PRLog -- In addition to public group classes, Fire Safety Directors offers private corporate training for hotels, hospitals, and commercial or residential buildings in New York City. Groups of 10 or more students can contact us for promotional group rates for private training at either your location or in our convenient midtown class room.

Fire Safety Director Training

New York City Local Law 5 mandates that all Class B (office buildings) and R (hotels) have a Fire Safety Director (FSD) in the building at all times during business hours or at any time that the building is occupied by more than 100 persons above or below the first floor or more than 500 total in the building. The FSD is responsible for implementing the building’s Fire Safety Plan in the event of a fire or smoke condition. The FSD position is an integral part of the Fire Department of the City of New York’s (FDNY) strategy to ensure the safety of the occupants of high rise office buildings. The procedure to become an FSD begins with taking a 20 hour course of instruction from a school accredited by the FDNY. Our training academy has been accredited to provide this class by the FDNY and we offer courses throughout the year.

To register for a Fire Safety Director Training Visit

Dates - Times
January 11th-15th 9am-1pm
February 8th-12th - 9am-1pm
March 14th-18th - 9am-1pm
May 16th-20th - 9am-1pm
June 13th-17th - 9am-1pm

Construction Site Fire Safety Manager Training

The position of Construction Site Fire Safety Manager (CSFSM) was created in response to a number of tragic incidents that occurred at construction sites within the City of New York. FDNY regulations now require the presence of a CSFSM at all construction sties identified by the Department of Buildings of the City of New York. In order to acquire a Certificate of Fitness as a Construction Site Safety Manager an individual must attend a seven (7) hour training program conducted by a qualified instructor at a school accredited to teach the program by the FDNY. Fire Safety Directors is accredited to teach this course.

Dates - Times
January 23rd - 9am-5pm
February 27th - 9am-5pm
April 2nd - 9am-5pm
May 7th - 9am-5pm
June 18th - 9am-5pm

Emergency Action Plan Director Class

Local Law 26 requires that the Fire Commissioner adopt standards, procedures and requirements for the orderly evacuation of occupants from any office building, including evacuation of persons necessitated by explosion, biological, chemical or hazardous material incidents or releases, natural disasters or other emergency, or the threat thereof.

The law requires that owners of office buildings develop procedures for sheltering in place, in-building relocation, partial evacuation and full evacuation of the building, in response to various emergency scenarios. There are specific guidelines and requirements for the form and content of the Emergency Action Plan. The final rule requires the designation of a Fire Safety EAP Director to be authorized to implement the Emergency Action Plan.

What is an emergency action plan? (Fire Department rule 3 RCNY 6-02)
An emergency action plan describes the actions employees should take to ensure their safety if a fire or other emergency situation occurs. Well developed emergency plans and proper employee training (such that employees understand their roles and responsibilities within the plan) will result in fewer and less severe employee injuries and less structural damage to the facility during emergencies. A poorly prepared plan, likely will lead to a disorganized evacuation or emergency response, resulting in confusion, injury, and property damage.

Dates - Times
December 16th - 8am-5pm
January 8th - 8am-5pm
February 9th - 8am-5pm
March 8th- 8am-5pm
April 5th - 8am-5pm

For further information call 212-285-2400 or visit

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