July 2004


A healthy change  4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars

Workers replace three different roof systems on a South Carolina Department of Mental Health building.

How would you roof this building?  3.9 stars3.9 stars3.9 stars3.9 stars3.9 stars

NRCA technical committee members explain the roof systems they would choose for a fictional high school.

Controlling rooftop grease  4.1 stars4.1 stars4.1 stars4.1 stars4.1 stars

Take steps to alleviate the hazards of rooftop contaminants.

Brave new world  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

The U.S. Department of Labor launches a job-training initiative that could help the roofing industry.


To obtain insurance coverage, contractors who perform torch-applied roofing work must make sure workers are certified in torch safety.


Capitol Hill 
ROOFPAC rallies behind John Thune for the Senatorial election.

Safe Solutions 
Addressing safety issues and disciplinary measures can prevent future accidents.

Essentials  2 stars2 stars2 stars2 stars2 stars
Metal roofing poses special safety challenges.

Tech Today  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
A new methodology to test and report the wind resistances of asphalt shingles has been developed.