Roofing

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Mar 2007

OSHA Building Assessment, Restoration and Demolition: Roof Inspection, Tarping and Repair

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/hurricane/roof.html

The hazards outlined in this activity sheet apply to experienced inspectors and construction workers performing roofing work (removal, repair, or installation of roofing materials such as shingles, tile, and tar paper). For some operations or situations, other activity sheets also apply; see related activity sheets below. This information comes from OSHA's Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment Matrix for Hurricane Response and Recovery Work.

(OSHA)
Mar 2007

ASSE Journal of SH&E Research: A Survey of the Safety Roles and Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Contracting Industry

http://www.asse.org/academicsjournal/archive/vol3no1/06spring_choi5.pdf

This article was published in the American Society of Safety Engineers Journal of SH&E Research in the Spring 2006 (vol. 3, num. 1) issue.

(ASSE)
Mar 2007

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH): Roofer

http://www.elcosh.org/docs/trade/roofer.html

This page provides access to documents addressing safety related topics on roofing operations in English and Spanish as provided by the Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control.

(eLCOSH)
Mar 2007

Pocket Guide to Safety (PDF)

http://www.lni.wa.gov/wisha/publications/PocketGuidetoSafety/PocketGuidetoSafety2003.pdf

This Pocket Guide to Safety is designed to help employers and employees in residential construction do their jobs safely and comply with WISHA standards. It includes chapters on fall protection, hot asphalt safety, and hazard communication.

(Washington Department of Labor and Industries)