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NFPA Hot Work Safety Certificate update

A valid NFPA Hot Work Safety Certificate is required on all Hot Work Permit Applications effective September 1, 2017.

Effective September 1, 2017, all persons performing Hot Work and Hot Work Fire Watches must have completed the NFPA Hot Work Safety Training and been issued their NFPA Hot Work Safety Certificate. All applications for Hot Work Permits in the City of Boston will not be processed without a NFPA Hot Work Safety Certificate number on them. If you do not have a certificate and are planning on performing work in Boston please register for the training session at so you are able to obtain the required certification. For additional information you can contact the Fire Prevention Division at 617-343-3628.

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