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JULY 2004 | VOL. 34 ISSUE 7

COLUMNS

Focus

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

Flashings

News about the sale of NRCA’s trade show to Hanley Wood LLC, Washington, D.C., is available, as well as information about RICOWI’s investigation of hailstorm damage.

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Capitol Hill

ROOFPAC rallies behind John Thune for the Senatorial election.

Safe Solutions

Addressing safety issues and disciplinary measures can prevent future accidents.

Essentials

Metal roofing poses special safety challenges.

Tech Today

A new methodology to test and report the wind resistances of asphalt shingles has been developed.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

How would you roof this building? - Learn how NRCA technical committee members approach a fictional roof system

How would you roof this building?

Learn how NRCA technical committee members approach a fictional roof system


Brave new world

The Department of Labor works to improve training and job placement



A healthy change - A department of health building with multiple roof systems gets a makeover

A healthy change

A department of health building with multiple roof systems gets a makeover