What Does OSHA Consider a Low-Slope Roof?low slope roof

To ensure worker safety and to help protect building and business owners from liability, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (a part of the US Department of Labor) has numerous standards and restrictions that must be adhered to.  At A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors, we know how important it is to maintain rigorous adherence to safety […]

What Do Roofers Use for Safety?roofer safety harness

Ask anyone who has ever worked in the roofing industry, and they’ll tell you it’s true: safety is the absolute, #1 priority for every job. The reason is simple. Roofing work is inherently dangerous, and the numbers prove it. Compared with workers in other industries, roofing industry workers are three times more likely to die […]

How to Safely Climb Your Roof When Putting Up Halloween Decorationshalloween roof decorations

Is it that time of year again, already? The weather is getting cooler, and the neighborhood children are getting amped about the upcoming Halloween festivities! It’s an exciting time, and if you’re like many homeowners, you’re thinking of some creative decorations you can add to your house in order to attract a record-setting number of […]

A Checklist for Commercial Roofing Safetycommercial roofing safety

No matter the style, size, or height of a roof, one thing is for sure: when the time comes to perform roofing work, safety is the utmost priority.  This is because roofing is an inherently dangerous line of work. In fact, professional roofers have the fifth-highest work-related death rate throughout all construction subsectors, and these […]