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FDNY C of F News

Please be advised that the New York City Fire Department is in the process of revising certain Certificate of Fitness Exams. A new study guide is available for the S-12, Supervision of Citywide Sprinkler Systems. The FDNY has also created an S-15 exam. This exam combines the S-12 certificate of fitness for citywide sprinkler systems …

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New Checklist for Bidding Work Under UA Residential Agreements – 4/8/2016

New Checklists for Bidding Work Under UA Residential Agreements – (4/8/2016) 1. Familiarize yourself with BOTH Residential Agreements (Attachment #1 & Attachment #2) 2. Contact Local 638 Business Agent assigned to project’s area to confirm details (Attachment #3) 3. Complete entire UA Residential Intent to Use form (Attachment #4) 4. Access NYC Dept. of Buildings’ …

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New York Fire Sprinkler Council Raises Funds for Burn Victims

The Mechanical Contractors Association of New York (MCA) announced it has raised $34,000 for the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, which provides crucial support for research, education, and prevention, as well as medical care for burn victims. At its November membership meeting, MCA President Michael Russo, Board member Timothy Bowe, and Steamfitting Industry Promotion …

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Parents, Students Must Call for College Dorms to Have Fire Sprinklers

January is a time when high school seniors begin to apply for college. As parents consider their options, their children’s safety is of the highest priority. Regional colleges and universities prioritizing the fire safety of New York’s 1.2 million college students and faculty should be commended. Fordham, New York University, Columbia, Cornell and St. John’s …

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MCA and Plumbing Foundation Join Forces to Promote Safe Construction

Tony Saporito of the MCA of New York, Inc and Stewart O’Brien of the Plumbing Foundation of NY have co-authored a piece entitled A Dangerous Lower Standard for the Commercial Observer detailing the associations’ efforts on behalf of licensed construction in the Fire Suppression and Plumbing industries. Recent code interpretations by the NYC Dept. of …

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Executive Vice President Anthony Saporito Writes for Daily News

The following article entitled “New York leads the way in high rise fire safety” appeared in the January 21, 2013 issue of the New York Daily News. Forty years ago this month, New York City implemented one of the most important pieces of legislation in building safety history. Local Law 5, passed on Jan. 18, …

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