The National Roofing Contractors Association will hold a free Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A to Z class in Brookfield, Wis. September 13. This class focuses on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations applying to fall-protection systems and current OSHA state-plan requirements. The class features hands-on equipment demonstrations and techniques for self-rescue and relief of suspension trauma. The program will help attendees recognize fall hazards present during roof system installations and repairs; use appropriate controls for fall hazards on low- and steep-slope roofing projects; and identify strategies and techniques for rescue and self-rescue operations.
The one-day class will be held Sept. 13 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and is free of charge. Registration is required and transportation and meal costs are not included.
NRCA is one of the construction industry’s most respected trade associations and the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA’s mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.