Certifications and Licenses


40 Hour Hazwoper(Hazmat) - Valid for (1) year. Classes are given by the Training Department 2 times a year.

8 Hour Hazwoper Refresher (Hazmat) - Valid for (1) year. This class is given on a monthly basis by the Training Department.

  • needed for all Hazmat jobs throughout the New York City

30 Hour Tower Crane & Rigging safety - Valid for (3) years.

10 Hour Tower Crane & Rigging Safety Refresher- Valid for (3) years. This class is given on a monthly basis by the Training Department.

30 Hour Asbestos Handler Certification (New York City/New York State)

  • New York State Certification- Valid for (1) year. 8 Hour Refresher Courses are given periodically throughout the year.
  • New York City Certification- Valid for (2) years. 8 Hour Refresher Courses are given periodically throughout the year. (This certification can be Refreshed     at the same time as New York State)

10/30 General Construction Safety(OSHA 10)- Valid for (5) years.

10/30 Hour OSHA Refresher- Valid for (5) years. This class is given on a monthly basis by the Training Department.

8 Hour OSHA Fork-Lift- Valid for (3) years. Recertification is ongoing.

4 Hour Supported Scaffold Certification- Valid for (4) years. Refreshers are held through Total Safety Training Academy as needed.

Exacavator Testing- Contact union Office for schedule information

FDNY Certificates of Fiteness- All valid for (3) years. Recertification is done at Metro Tech. Before recertification you must contact the training Department for a letter of recommendation.

  • G-60: Torch Use of Flammable Gases
  • A-35: To Operate Air Compressors
  • F-60: Fire Guard for Torch Operations and Construction site
  • S-193: Supervisor Temporary Storage and Dispensing Flammable or Combustible Liquids at Construction Site
  • G-22: Use of LPG in Engine Fuel Systems (Forklifts)
  • P-54: Supervision of Crane Aerial Fueling Operations at Construction Site
  • G-97: Supervision of Commercial Cryogenic Systems and for Storage of Cryogenic Liquids

Long-Boom Testing- For New York City B License- Valid for (3) years. Contact the training department for schedule.

National Commission Certification of Crane Operators(NCCCO)- Valid for (5) years. Recertification classes are ongoing.

  • Lattice boom truck and crawler crane
  • Cherrypicker
  • Boom Truck
  • Tower
  • Articulating Boom Crane
  • Dedicated Pile Driver

New York City Crane "A" License- Valid for (3) years. Classes are offered by Local 14-14B's Training Department when New York City is accepting applications.

Signal Person Safety Training- Valid for (3) years. The course must be repeated every (3) years.

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