A Certificate of Fitness is required for the use of explosives and record keeping. The blaster plans the blasting work, supervises loading of the blast, and is responsible for setting off the blast. Applicant must have an E-14 Powder Carrier Certificate of Fitness for at least 1 year.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the person who applied for it and can be used anywhere within New York City.
This Certificate of Fitness can be obtained by passing a written exam or qualifying for an exemption on the basis of education and experience. All applicants should reveiw the notice of exam and Study Materials.
Applicants who need to take the exam must make an appointment and bring the following documents.
1. Applicants must make an appointment with the Explosive Unit at 718-999-1595. Speak to the Explosive Units about the Application Procedure.
NYC Fire Department
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311