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 … Continued

Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18

Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18 Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18! Join us at this annual event in Chicago and see the most innovative, state-of-the-art safety equipment in the industry! At this show, we’ll be focusing on our … Continued

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 exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference & Expo

Leading Edge exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference and Expo Leading Edge exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference & Expo: The 69th Annual MRCA Conference and Expo will be held October 24 – 26, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. This event will be held at the CenturyLink Center which is considered the centerpiece of … 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

Hurricane Michael Roof Repair Safety and the Storm Restoration Process

Hurricane Michael Roof Repair Safety and the Storm Restoration Process Hurricane Michael Blasts the Flordia coast With hurricane Michael blasting the Florida panhandle, it’s important to take the proper steps to keep yourself safe. Once the storm is passed and you’ve assessed the damage, the article below, originally from the Timberline Roofing and Contracting blog, … Continued

3 Ways the Right Drone Can Reduce Labor Demand

Drones are everywhere. They’re being used to film blockbuster movies and Emmy®-winning commercials, battle wildfires, geomap hard-to-reach terrain, optimize farming methods, patrol national borders, and, of course, inspect and measure residential and commercial roofs. The FAA projects that more than 7 million drones will be in use in 2020. 7 million. That’s nearly the number … Continued

Proactive vs Reactive Maintenance

Frequent readers of roofing blogs and other publications may recognize a compelling and frequently quoted argument for preventive maintenance made in Buildings.com and Roofing Contractor: According to the Buildings.com story, building owners and facility managers who inspected and repaired their roofs routinely were able to identify potential problems before they happened. As a result, they … 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

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