Roofing

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Jan 14, 2017
Roofers Union Local 49 Roofers Union Local 49

http://www.roofersunionlocal49.com/

The goal of our Union is to work with our Signatory Contractors in a common partnership. Visit this site to learn about our news, including our apprentice program.

Source: Roofers Union Local 49

Jan 14, 2017
National Roofing Contractor Association - safety resources

http://www.nrca.net/safety-training

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is a construction industrytrade association and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy.

Source: NRCA

Jan 14, 2017
OSHA Fall Prevention Campaign: Training

https://www.osha.gov/stopfalls/planprovidetrain.html

Employers must train workers in hazard recognition and the care and safe use of equipment such as ladders and scaffolds, and fall protection systems. Use this site to access resources to help provide this training.

Source: OSHA

Jan 14, 2017
Cal-OSHA Tailgate/Toolbox Topics: Roofing Safety – Slips and Falls

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/RoofSlip.pdf

Use this prepared toolbox talk to train on roofing safety and fall prevention.

Source: CA DIR

Jan 14, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Asphalt Fumes

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/asphaltfumes/

Over a half-million workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt, a petroleum product used extensively in road paving, roofing, siding, and concrete work. Health effects from exposure to asphalt fumes include headache, skin rash, sensitization, fatigue, reduced appetite, throat and eye irritation, cough, and skin cancer.

Source: OSHA

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

Jan 01, 2011
Fall Protection in Residential Construction

http://www.osha.gov/doc/residential_fall_protection.html

Information on residential fall protection directive, questions and answers and fact sheets.

Source: OSHA

Jun 01, 2010
The Ladder Challenge

http://www.ladderchallenge.com/worksafebc_ladder_safety_game.swf

The Ladder Challenge is an interactive safety game that lets you learn by doing. The game is set on a residential construction site, where you can put your ladder safety skills to the test, with a little help from the virtual foreman.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Mar 01, 2007
OR-OSHA Topic Page: Fall Protection

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/fall-protection.aspx

This OR-OSHA Topic Page provides access to OR-OSHA documents and resources addressing fall protection including, rules, program directives, letters of interpretation, publications, fact sheets and videos.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2007
This fact sheet provided by the SHARP Program at Washington State Department of Labor and Industries addresses hazards and burn prevention related to the use of hot tar in the roofing industry.

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Research/Files/TarBurnInjuryFacts.pdf

This fact sheet provided by the SHARP Program at Washington State Department of Labor and Industries addresses hazards and burn prevention related to the use of hot tar in the roofing industry.

Source: WA Department L&I