In an industry with so many potential hazards, most roofing
contractors strive to minimize accidents by providing frequent
safety training for their workers and trying to ensure workers
implement proper safety precautions.
Unfortunately, statistics and occasional news headlines continue
to tally the needless fatalities and injuries on roofing job sites
Deaths and injuries resulting from falls remain the most serious
safety issue. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of
Labor Statistics, 74 roofing workers were killed in fall-related
accidents during 2004. How many of those fatalities...
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