Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety

Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety! The USM-IBC Permanent Guardrail is an excellent choice for green roofs because it does not penetrate the roof membrane, allowing installation of grasses all the way to the leading edge. USM-IBC Guardrail is manufactured in … Continued

Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress

Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress: We’re all about rooftop safety! Curious to know how our TriRex works? Stop by booth #3413 to see our interactive display! If you’re not in the Houston area, Leading Edge is also exhibiting at the MRCA in … Continued

5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance

5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance Does your roof need maintenance? 5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance: If you were an outlier even as far north as Washington D.C., strong winds and rain from the remains of Hurricane Michael may require maintenance and/or fixing. Make sure to use an … Continued

Why should I join Midwest Roofing Contractors Association? 

Greg Sprague, MRCA President, explains why it is important for contractors to become members of MRCA.  Over the past year I have attended many barbecues, golf outings, cocktail parties, luncheons and educational seminars in the official capacity as the MRCA President. At all of these various functions I have promoted the 2018 MRCA Conference and Expo which will be … Continued

Hurricane Safety Provisions

By Cotney Construction Law. Ensure your contracts include provisions for fairly allocating responsibilities for implementing safety measures. As the most active months of hurricane season approaches, it is important to review your company’s protocols and procedures should a storm make landfall near one of your jobsites. Many Florida counties and municipalities have statutory requirements for … Continued

NRCA issues Action Alert regarding the industry’s labor shortage

Roofing industry employers continue to have difficulty finding workers to fill job openings, and it is crucial Congress pass legislation to help address this labor shortage issue. NRCA is encouraging NRCA members to urge their legislators to approve the Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act (H.R. 6536). This legislation is designed to address the chronic … Continued

Duke University Health System Roof Replacement Posed Special Challenges – CFE Inc.

By FiberTite. CFE Inc – Working around preinstalled steel beams with 44 recessed roof areas at various elevations were just part of the challenge. In early 2006, work began to replace the hospital’s old and failing built up roof (BUR). As part of the complete re-roofing project, Duke University Health System officials wanted to incorporate … Continued

Ladder Safety 5 Questions to Ask

Ladder Safety and the 5 Questions to Ask   1.)  Did you know that ladders are the cause of 25% of construction industry fatal falls? 2.)  Do you or your contractors use extension ladders in your business operations? 3.)  Do your ladder users step off from extension ladders to roofs as an example? 4.)  Do you know that OSHA … Continued

The GrabSafe™Portable Ladder Extension

Extend Your Safety with the GrabSafe™Portable Ladder Extension For roofers, the transfer from the ladder to the roof is the #1 most dangerous task relating to falls from a height. There is no good way to step off a ladder and onto a roof and back–until now. The GrabSafePortable™ eliminates common safety issues related to … Continued

Roof Hatch Guardrail

Roof Hatch Guardrail from Leading Edge Safety Navigating the transition from straight ladders to the roof through a roof hatch is one of the most prevalent dangers of roof access. The LES Roof Hatch Guardrail system offers comprehensive code and safety compliance with standard features unmatched throughout the industry. Safety Features Come Standard All of … Continued