S-60 Watchperson at Construction Sites


The S-60 Certificate of Fitness is required for a watch person at any construction site having a footprint of between 5,000 square feet and 40,000 square feet. The watchperson must be on duty at the site during all hours when operations are not in progress.

Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued and can be used anywhere within New York City.

  • New Application Fees: $25
  • Renewal Fees: $5
  • Application Reviewed Within: 1-2 days
  • Renewal Cycle: 3 Year

Before You Submit Your Application

You must pass a written exam S-60 Certificate of Fitness.   All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.

Applicants who need to take the exam must make an appointment and bring the following documents.

Apply in Person

Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person at:

9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

For More Information

NYC Fire Department
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718)999-1988
Email: pubcert@fdny.nyc.gov or call 311

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