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Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections

Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections

OSHA Guidlines for Roof Safety

Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections: Permanent Guardrail can protection your workers and save you from thousands of dollars in fines.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ruled that, effective November 2017, all commercial roofs need top ridge anchors installed that inspectors and contractors can attach safety cords to so they can walk and inspect roofs and perform repairs or replacements of roofing materials. [Read the full document.]

So what does this mean for your facility? Well, a lot of this depends on local building codes, which may need updating as a result of these new rules. This handy guide can help you navigate building codes specific to your state–but you should be following best practices for safety regardless of what is required.

 

Wall Mount Permanent Guardrail
Wall Mount Permanent Guardrail

SPOTLIGHT on Permanent Roof Guardrail

Permanent guardrails appropriate for your building’s structure and roof type are available from Leading Edge Safety. We’ve taken the guess work out of compliance: all of our guardrail is OSHA compliant.

Leading Edge Safety permanent fall protection products are designed to keep you safe when you are working in otherwise unsafe conditions. Built to last and in compliance with OSHA-mandated guidelines and International Building Codes, enjoy peace of mind knowing your purchase is always up to date with the latest industry standards and that our fall protection products.