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A pyrotechnician is a person who is responsible for the safe storage, handling, and functioning of pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic devices. Although the term is generally used in reference to individuals who operate pyrotechnics in the entertainment industry, it can include all individuals who regularly handle explosives.

Licenses Issued

In 2017-2018, 70 licenses were issued for this occupation.

Certification Authority

New York State Department of Labor
Division of Safety and Health
Licensing and Certification Unit
State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 161
Albany, New York 12240-0001
Phone: (518) 485-7815
Fax: (518) 485-8530

Standard Occupational Classification

27-2099.00 - Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 2/11/19.

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