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Protecting Roofing Workers
This is an illustrated guide for employers that provides information about safe practices in roofing and links to additional resources.
A Survey of the Safety Roles and Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Contracting Industry
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.
Building Assessment, Restoration, and Demolition Roof Inspection, Tarping, and Repair
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)