T-89 Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director
Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director
Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director is required in any hotel or a commercial building that has a Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan but is not currently required to file a Comprehensive Fire Safety/Emergency Action Plan.
The Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director must hold a valid Certificate of Fitness (after meeting additional requirements, specified in the Notice of Examination) and is responsible to implement the approved Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan for fire emergencies and take actions in response to non-fire emergencies as the building owner authorizes, based on the standard FDNY non-fire emergency procedures and the plan or procedures currently in place for the premises.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.
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Individuals who work as a Fire Safety Directors and/or Fire Life and Safety Directors in multiple locations (more than two) and are seeking to be certified in additional buildings must submit the Fire Safety Directors (F-85) and Fire Life and Safety Directors (F-89/T-89) Variance Form
(PDF). Please list your current work hours at each location and state the physical building address where you plan on taking the On-Site Exam for a Fire Safety Director and/or Fire Life and Safety Director. The form must be returned with a $200 fee.
Individuals who no longer work at the premises where they were previously certified as a Fire Safety Director and/or Fire Life and Safety Director should return their ID card(s) and the Surrender Certificate of Fitness Form
(PDF) back to the Fire Department.
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