A Certificate of Fitness is required for an apprentice Blaster, assisting the Blaster with loading:
(Preparing primer cartridges and charges, wiring / hookup, setting off the shots) and recording quantities of explosives and shot used.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the person who applied for it and can be used anywhere within New York City.
You must pass a written exam to get an E-14 Certificate of Fitness.
All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.
Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person and bring the following documents
Applicants who need to take the exam must make an appointment with the Explosive Unit at 718-999-1595 prior to arriving at:
1. Applicants who need to take the exam must make an appointment with the Explosive Unit at 718-999-1595.
NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-1988
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311