July 2007


A steep challenge  2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars

Knox Roofing installs a shingle roof system on a historical mansion.

Preocupaciones para la salud en el verano 
Los días largos, calientes del verano están sobre nosotros en la mayoría de las regiones de los Estados Unidos, y con ellos vienen los desafíos adicionales para mantener a los trabajadores de techado seguros de algunas fuentes

An ounce of prevention  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Wage and hour audits can help avoid expensive litigation and damages.

Considering curbs  2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars

New seismic- and wind-load requirements are changing the way roof curbs are designed and installed.

A noise notice 

Noise is a potential job-site hazard that often is overlooked.

Summer health issues  4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
The long, hot summer days are upon us in most regions of the U.S., and with them come additional challenges for keeping roofing workers safe from some obvious and not-so-obvious sources of injury. The training aids in this pullout are designed to provide

Staying safe  3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
View a photo gallery of proper safety applications and some safety mistakes.


This month's issue is dedicated to safety.

Learn how to identify your key employees and reward them properly.

Safe Solutions 
Taking steps against water damage can help prevent insurance claims.

Capitol Hill 
NRCA's Political Insiders Council witnesses a turning point in immigration reform debate.

Technical Elements 
NRCA has reformatted its construction details pertaining to curb design in its new manual.

Tech Today 
NRCA makes available its first green roof systems manual.

As I was saying …  1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star
The development of a new immigration bill is a testament to the U.S.'s ability to reach legislation by compromise.