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FDNY Chief of the CDA Unit Delivers Presentation at TSC Fire Safety Awareness Breakfast

Total Safety Consulting (TSC) hosted an informative Fire Safety Awareness breakfast at the New York County Lawyers’ Association Building.

With presentations from Louis CendagortaFDNY Chief of the CDA Unit and Chris O’Donnell, TSC Fire Safety Supervisor, attendees had the opportunity to hear from the experts and be given an overview about the new NYC rule impacting the FDNY requirements specific to portable fire extinguisher tags and practical information about construction site fire awareness, prevention and protection. The new NYC rule updates the requirements specific to portable fire extinguisher tags and commercial kitchen hood exhaust systems. The public also had the opportunity to ask the Chief questions and received fire safety suggestions for their businesses.

To learn more about this new rule, click here.

The event counted with the sponsorship from the Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGC NYS), the Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) and Grassi & Co.

The AGC NYS represents contractors and related companies which are dedicated to the ideals of skill, integrity and responsibility. For over 90 years AGC NYS has delivered a variety of services and programs organized to protect the interests of its members. The AGC NYS strives to quickly adapt to meet the challenges confronting their constituents and New York State’s Construction industry.

The STA is New York’s leading association of union subcontractors. STA proactively advocates for its members to improve and enhance their economic position in New York’s complex and changing construction industry. The STA represents its members in dealing with public agencies, authorities and private developers. STA’s philosophy centers on dispute resolution without the need for litigation, and the Association has served its members for over 50 years in this area.

Grassi & Co. is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens North America, the North American arm of Moore Stephens International Limited. This international association consists of more than 300 independent accounting and consulting firms with nearly 650 offices in more than 100 countries. The breadth and depth of services available to you are equivalent to those offered by Big 4 firms. Globalization is the new standard and in today’s evolving marketplace, Grassi & Co. has the domestic and international capabilities to help companies achieve their global objectives.

We would like to thank our speakers, attendees and association partners for coming, we wish to see you all at our upcoming events.

If you wish to download the Chief’s and TSC’s fire safety presentation materials, click here:

Chief of the CDA Unit Presentation

Fire Safety Awareness Presentation

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How can SSU help you with this new law?
SSU is FDNY Approved
SSU is a FDNY authorized provider to sell and service fire extinguishers in NY and NJ. We will obtain FDNY issued tags as soon as they become available.
SSU Services At No Additional Fee
For all current and new clients, with a future commitment for your fire extinguisher maintenance and inspections, SSU will assist you to comply with this new regulation, by replacing all your portable fire extinguisher tags AT NO ADDITIONAL FEE. However, given the needs of each client, final approval of this offer will be on a case-by-case basis.
Immediate, 24 Hour Turn Around
Once the tags are available from the FDNY and with 24 hours notice our certified Technicians will be available to swap out old tags with new tags on your site. SSU will ensure that your job remains safe with the right fire safety equipment and with proper tags, inspections, and repairs.
Contact SSU today to add your company to the list to reserve your service-call date upon arrival of the new FDNY tags. Deposit required at the time of reservation.
Phone: 201-436-4200

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