October 2012


Making sense of metal  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Sometimes, standards applicable to metal panel roof systems are identical or similar to those that apply to other roof system types. This can complicate specifying metal panel roof systems.

A truly historic election  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

The result of the Nov. 6 election will be crucial to the roofing industry's future.

Talk about hazards 

OSHA's new hazard communication standard contains new worker training requirements.

Metal lockdown 

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

A challenging year 

The National Labor Relations Board has issued significant rulings favoring employees during the past year. Employers can minimize liability against unfair labor practice claims by regularly updating employment policies.


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  1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star
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.