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The Tile Roof Institute (TRI)

https://tileroofing.org/

By Henry Staggs, RRO

3/28/2020

 

The Tile Roof Institute, who are they, and why does it matter to you? 

 

Who are they?

The Tile Roof Institute has been around since 1971, started California by people who wanted to provide better standards for the tile roofing industry. Originally called the National Tile Roofing...

After the fall: The hidden costs and complications of non-fatal fall injuries in the roofing industry.

After the fall: The hidden costs and complications of non-fatal fall injuries in the roofing industry.

Broken feet, a few thrown-out backs, and a nasty muscle tear in the shoulder. Thesewere just a few of the issues familiar to the roofer that repaired our damaged roof afterHurricane Florence (North Carolina). He’d suffered a fall from a ladder and a few near-misses earlier in...

Minimum elements of a contract

2010 Arizona Revised StatutesTitle 32 - Professions and Occupations32-1158 Minimum elements of a contract

32-1158. Minimum elements of a contract

A. From and after December 31, 1992 until December 31, 2007, any contract in an amount of more than one thousand dollars and less than one hundred fifty thousand dollars entered into between a contractor and the owner of a property to be...

Roof Drainage

Roof Drainage  You'd be very shocked to learn how little attention is paid to the "possible drainage" on a low sloped roof in Arizona.  To be blunt, unless a good consultant is helping with the original design, you've got water on your roof.    A Safeway had standing water, it rained, and then it rained again. More water added to the load and the roof caved in. Broke a gas line, and the building...

Roof Drainage

Roof Drainage   You'd be very shocked to learn how little attention is paid to the "positive drainage" on a low sloped roof in Arizona.  To be blunt, unless a good consultant is helping with the original design, you've got water on your roof.    A Safeway had standing water, and then it rained again. More water added to the load The roof caved in and broke a gas line, and the building burned down...

Bid Rigging

What is bid Rigging?

 

Call me crazy, that honesty is good business, in my opinion. I realize that the word "honest" is subjective, and there are all sorts of grey areas that people travel in and around. At the end of the day, we all have a basic understanding of what is right and what is wrong. "Its just business" is the thing the guys say in the mobster movies just before he...

Thermal Imaging

Thermal cameras are a great tool to help find leak sources, trapped water, and latent moisture in the system. But it's not magic, and there are a few things you should know to understand better why it works and how to use it.

Here are some quick facts

   1. During the day it's hot, and the sun is shining

   2. Water will heat up and retain that heat more than the...

OSHA fall protection standards right here.

By Standard Number

 

1926.501 - Duty to have fall protection.   Part Number:

1926

Part Number Title:

Safety and Health Regulations for Construction

Subpart:

1926 Subpart M

Subpart Title:

Fall Protection

Standard Number: 1926.501 Title: Duty to have fall protection. GPO Source: e-CFR 1926.501(a)

"General."

1926.501(a)(1)

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Common Exposures

Common Exposures 

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Roofing Contractors   Roofing can be a competitive and rewarding field, and years of hard work can help contractors establish a strong customer base and reputation. Roofing contractors invest their expertise, time and energy to build or repair roofs that will stand the test of time. However, owning a roofing...

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