Roofing work is not for the faint of heart: From falls and burns
to heat exposure and handling hazardous materials, roofing work can
be perilous. Because of the numerous hazards faced by those
employed in the roofing industry, roofing workers must receive
intensive safety training conducted by professionals dedicated to
When talking with roofing safety professionals from various U.S.
regions, it becomes clear that regardless of a roofing contracting
company's size, location or specialization, similar challenges are
faced when establishing and maintaining roofing worker safety
programs. By facing these challenges to create effective safety
training programs, roofing contracting companies can help ensure
the safety of every worker.
Creating a safe environment for roofing workers is not a new
concept. For D.C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which employs
about 300 employees, safety program development...
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