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Roofing Safety

Roofing is used to protect homes or buildings from the weather and other elements. Roofing is mainly used for its protectiveness against the exterior world.


Sub Title:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Roofing standard 20 CFR 1910 and 1926 applies to the general requirements of roofing safety.

Without roofing, rain, snow, heat, hail, animals, debris, and other elements would invade homes and buildings.

Government Requirements:
29 CFR 1910.23
29 CFR 1910.28
29 CFR 1926.501
29 CFR 1926.502

Who Needs this Training?
Workers who install, repair, and maintain the roofs of different structures must be trained in the protection and dangers of roofing. This training program must be in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926 and must include specific information on the hazards and how to stay safe.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
All employees who use or are exposed to the hazards present when performing roofing operations must receive training associated with roofing. If training is not administered or other safety measures are not taken, injuries and possible fatal situations may occur.

Included Topics:
By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:
Introduction – 0:22
Topic 1: Introduction – 3:35
Topic 2: Equipment Safety – 7:02
Topic 3: Portable Tool Safety – 2:03
Topic 4: Roof Openings – 2:14
Topic 5: Solar Installation – 2:16
Topic 6: Weather Safety – 4:36
Topic 7: Housekeeping – 1:52
Topic 8: Fall Protection – 3:46
Topic 9: Personal Protective Equipment – 2:18
Summary – 0:39

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 40 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.