How to Become Compliant with the New US Rooftop Safety Standards

Within the past year and a half, there have been several new rooftop safety standards added. To make it easier to become compliant, we have listed the top 5 that you should be taking immediate action to remedy.

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10 Common Rooftop Safety Hazards

When working on rooftops, safety should be everyone’s number one priority. There are, unfortunately, many different hazards that can be present on a rooftop. This article goes into the top 10 common hazards you should keep in mind before stepping foot onto a rooftop.

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Push Towards Fixed Access Ladders

Recently there has been a push to ensure the safety of workers by making sure the way that they access rooftops is safe.

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The Importance of Fall Protection Training and Systems

Fall protection is one of the primary systems which should be put in place for a worker who may lose his or her balance at height; when one of these systems is put in place you are able to control and reduce the risk of injury and potential fatality.

Related: Rooftop Guardrail, RackGuard Netting and How to Build a Safety Culture

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Why Being Pro-Active is the Best Way to Deal With MOL Blitzes

Ensure that you are prepared for a MOL Blitz or MOL Inspection with these tips. The Ontario Ministry of Labour has recently hired hundreds of new inspectors making it more important than ever to ensure that you are complying with the law.

Related: Rooftop Guardrail, Rack Netting and How to Create a Safety Culture

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Fall Prevention of Solar Panel Maintenance Workers

With solar panels becoming more and more common place on rooftops, it is time to consider the safety of the maintenance crews of these solar panels; are they being properly protected from falls?

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Fall Protection Safety for Workers at Heights

When you consider a job that involves the risk of falling on the job, your mind most likely flashes to jobs that involve scaling tall buildings. But the reality is that a worker has a risk of falling three or more meters, a fall protection system should become a critical component of your occupational health and safety (OHS) practices and procedures.

Related: RoofGuard, Fall Protection Equipment Inspections & Fall Arrest Systems: Maintenance, Inspections & Classification 

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