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Roofing – Asbestos

Mainly because of settlement agreements reached in 1994 and 1995 between the NRCA, OSHA and EPA, there is now a clear and consistent set of Federal asbestos regulations for the handling of asbestos - [...]

Roofing – Back Injury Prevention

Preventing back injuries is a simple but critical part of any safety program.  It requires nothing more than a person paying attention to what he is doing and how his... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Roofing – Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens are microorganisms that are transmitted through the human bloodstream.  The viruses that cause Hepatitus B Virus (HBV) and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) are two examples of Bloodborne Pathogens. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Roofing – Cranes Safety

Generally, cranes are operated by professional drivers.  Roofing contractors are often not the operators.  Contractors frequently rent or purchase cranes, conveyors and hoists and rely on untrained employees to operate them. CLICK HERE TO [...]

Roofing – Electrical Hazards

Electrical hazards plague the roofing industry everyday.  It is the responsibility of the contractor to make sure the equipment their employees use is in safe working order.  This chapter will set forth the requirements [...]

Roofing – Emergency Plan

OSHA requires companies to develop emergency action plans (when a specific OSHA standard requires their development) using the guidelines found in 20 CFR 1926.35.  According to the standard, if a company employs fewer than [...]

Roofing – Employee Involvement

Evacuation Plan - Critical Operations - Accounting for Employees - Rescue & Medical Duties - Reporting Emergencies - Designation of Responsible Person CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Enhanced Fall Protection

To address these issues at the building design phase, the NRCA wrote this article to elevate the level of safety and improve the standard of care for construction and maintenance personnel during the construction process... CLICK HERE [...]

Roofing – Excavations

Between 75 and 200 deaths and more than 1,000 lost work days occur from trenching accidents.  Most of these deaths and accidents are from cave-ins: however,... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Roofing – Fall Protection

This chapter explains the requirements and criteria for fall protection in the construction workplace.  These specifications apply to all employees working 6' or more above a lower level, ... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS [...]

Roofing – Fire Protection

OSHA requires employers to implement Fire Protection and Prevention programs in the workplace.  10 page presentation CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – First Aid

OSHA is clear about an employer's responsibility to have medical attention available for all employees.  If prompt medical attention is not available, ... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Hearing Conservation

This chapter is intended to address hearing loss issues in the workplace and procedures for compliance for hearing conservation requirements, per 29 CFR 1926.52 and 29 CFR 1910.95. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Roofing – Housekeeping and Sanitation

OSHA requires that all scraps, materials and debris be disposed of regularly or stored properly.  Not only is a site unsafe when iut is littered, but it makes the company to which it belongs [...]

Roofing – Injury Reporting and Record Keeping

This chapter of NRCA's Safety Manual will explain which employers are covered by the new rules; what constitutes a recordable and reportable injury or illness; what forms must be completed by the employer; what [...]

Roofing – Kettles and Tankers

Several parts of OSHA construction regulations are pertinent to kettle and tanker use - specifically, those sections addressing flammables and combustible liquids, PPE, confined spaces, and fire protection and prevention. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Roofing – Ladders

Any time an employee needs to access a surface that is 19 inches higher or lower than surface on which he is standing or working, OSHA requires that the employer provide some "means of [...]

Roofing – Lockout-Tagout

Workers have had fingers, arms, hands and legs amputated when they have been pulled into equipment they thought was not on.  Others were electrocuted, lacerated, crushed or scalped when the equipment or machinery unexpectedly [...]

Roofing – Material Handling

This chapter will focus on various types of mechanical equipment and its components (specifically, slings) because correct use of this equipment... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Permit-Required Confined Spaces

In roofing and waterproofing work, there are confined space that, while they may not fall under the permit-required confined space standard, pose significant health & safety issues. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Roofing – Portable Tools

There are 5 basic rules that apply to hand & power tools... CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Safety Binder Appendices

This safety program's intended use is to reduce and eliminate accidents and injuries.  To accomplish this, short and long term objectives have been developed. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Scaffolds

OSHA requirements for all scaffold systems; specific systems in more detail. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Sheet Metal

Material handling of sheet metal, welding & cutting, mechanical power presses, and other relevant chapters. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Roofing – Torch Application Student Manual NRCA

The purpose of the CERTA program is to provide roofing professionals with the necessary safety training to enhance professionalism and reduce personal injuries and property losses caused by the use of roofing torches. CLICK [...]





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