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OCT. 2012 | VOL. 42 ISSUE 10

COLUMNS

Focus

NRCA's national charity partner Rebuilding Together® and NRCA member DECRA Roofing Systems Inc. help build a home for a veteran during the political conventions.

Tech Today

NRCA has ongoing concerns with FM Global's revised Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-52, which addresses field wind-uplift testing in hurricane-prone regions.

Capitol Hill

With the general election just a few weeks away, Congress needs to address some major issues before the new Congress convenes in January 2013.

As I was saying …

The roofing industry has learned important safety lessons during the past decade, but it can—and must—do better.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

A truly historic election - Both presidential candidates want to take the nation in fundamentally different directions

A truly historic election

Both presidential candidates want to take the nation in fundamentally different directions


Making sense of metal - Various standards can complicate specifying metal panel roof systems

Making sense of metal

Various standards can complicate specifying metal panel roof systems


Metal lockdown - Supreme Roofing Systems coordinates tough security measures to reroof the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's cannery

Metal lockdown

Supreme Roofing Systems coordinates tough security measures to reroof the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's cannery


A challenging year - NLRB has issued significant rulings favoring employees during the past year

A challenging year

NLRB has issued significant rulings favoring employees during the past year


Talk about hazards - OSHA's new hazard communication standard includes new worker training requirements

Talk about hazards

OSHA's new hazard communication standard includes new worker training requirements