The history of the Fire Service in New York began in 1648 during the administration of Governor Peter Stuyvesant, when the first fire ordinance was adopted by the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam. There may be additional requirements that your construction site is required to adhere to. It's your responsibility as the site manager to understand the codes and regulations that govern your site and ensure there are proper plans and personnel in place to prevent potentially deadly situations.
They know how to activate fire alarms, know how to work the many various types of fire extinguishers, are familiar with the functions of a sprinkler system and know how to evacuate a building Firewatch Security Officers if they need to. Whether your event requires a Temporary Public Assembly (TPA) permit of your sprinkler system is not operational we can provide the fireguards required for your event.
The New York City Fire Department, officially the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), is a department of the government of New York City 7 that provides fire protection , technical rescue, primary response to biological, chemical, and radioactive hazards, and emergency medical services to the five boroughs of New York City.
In order to maintain your status as a Certified Fire Guard in New York City, you must renew your certificate each year by submitting your renewal notification or a letter stating the Certificate of Fitness number with a fee of $15, money order or personal check payable to Fire Department City of New Yorkto: FDNY (Cashier's Unit), 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
A Certificate of Fitness holder must be present to perform fire watch during hot work operations at: 1) construction sites, 2) rooftop operations where torch-applied roof systems are in operation, and 3) In any building or structure, when the torch operation is conducted by a person holding a citywide permit for torch operations.
Fire watch personnel are dispatched to buildings with broken or malfunctioning fire alarm or sprinkler systems where they then have a list of duties that includes keeping a vigilant watch over the building and surrounding areas, acting as human fire detectors.
Every day the members of our Department bravely protect life and property in the world's greatest city. Provides trained and experienced fireguards to our clients in and around New York City. The main problem with conventional fire alarm systems is that when a fire alarm component produces a signal and it appears on the control panel there is no way to know which component it is in the building.
You will need to be at least 18 years of age, a good communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times. Unlike most other alarm companies, Electronix Systems' guards deter and detain unauthorized individuals at your facility or home.