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Falls Don't Discriminate by Industry

A roofing supervisor with 25 years’ experience dies after falling 30 feet through a skylight. There were no skylight screens installed, and the supervisor was not wearing fall protection. 385 more words

Safety Tips

NRCA Works Diligently to Prevent Falls in the Roofing Industry

An article in the April 13 issue of the Chicago Sun Times states a local roofing company recently was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to provide its workers with fall protection on a jobsite. 234 more words

Roofing Safety


Capital Safety has learned of broken screw heads in a limited number of Protecta brand Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs) that were manufactured between April 1st, 2014 and November 30th, 2014. 156 more words

Fall Protection

OSHA Top Ten

In December of 2012 I wrote about a Top Ten list that OSHA publishes each year on the violations that were most cited (Learning Organizations… 630 more words


What are the benefits of roof anchors in Melbourne?

When you have workers who need to work from heights, there is always the risk of falls as well as other related accidents. This is because you have no way of knowing when any mishap can take place. 121 more words

Fall Protection Systems

Working at Height & Height Safety

Certain Works like construction is a risky job. These works need extra care while working because you may face several dangerous conditions at workplace. If you are associated with construction, maintenance, utilities, your exposure to risky situations may be more than those faced by people in other jobs. 366 more words

Fall Arrest

California targets roofers in newest safety initiative

According to the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT), a new initiative has been started by OSHA and the state of California. This safety awareness campaign, also supported by the California Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), is targeting workers in the roofing industry, who face a higher risk of job-related injuries and fatalities than those in other occupations. 255 more words