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Jan 14, 2017
Protecting Roofing Workers

http://www.elcosh.org/document/4038/d001403/OSHA%2BGuide%253A%2B%2BProtecting%2BRoofing%2BWorkers.html

This is an illustrated guide for employers that provides information about safe practices in roofing and links to additional resources.

Source: ELCOSH

Mar 01, 2007
A Survey of the Safety Roles and Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Contracting Industry

http://www.asse.org/assets/1/7/06spring_choi5.pdf

This article was published in the American Society of Safety Engineers Journal of SH&E Research in the Spring 2006 (vol. 3, num. 1) issue.

Source:

Mar 01, 2007
Building Assessment, Restoration, and Demolition Roof Inspection, Tarping, and Repair

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/hurricane/roof.html

The hazards outlined in this activity sheet apply to experienced inspectors and construction workers performing roofing work (removal, repair, or installation of roofing materials such as shingles, tile, and tar paper)

Source: OSHA