Tag: roofing

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Wisconsin roofing contractor fined $180k for repeatedly failing to protect workers from deadly fall hazards

November 28, 2023


After an Overhead Solutions LLC manager attended an on-site training discussion on fall hazards on May 25, 2023, federal workplace safety inspectors observed the company’s employees working about 30 feet above ground on a Menasha, Wisconsin apartment complex roof without […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

The top OSHA violations of Q4 2021

February 2, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

OSHA has released another round of citations against companies that violate the agency’s safety protocols, resulting in injuries and fatalities to workers. This latest roundup of offenses includes willful violations of fall protection standards, standards involving aerial lifts and more. […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fall, trenching & hazmat hazards: safety violations across the USA

April 23, 2019


A fatal fall, hazmat exposure and trenching hazards are among the workplace conditions that resulted in federal and state OSHA violations in recent cases. California fines contractor after worker fatally injured California OSHA issued four citations and $67,500 in penalties […]

Construction Techniques

Sustainable roofing for the next generation

September 21, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

When Pella Regional Health Center needed to add a third-floor expansion onto their existing facility to accommodate their growing obstetrician services, they contacted The Duerson Corporation of Altoona, Iowa to coordinate the roofing needs for the project. While the plans […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Ask the Right Questions For Selecting Roofing Warranty

September 5, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

There are many factors to consider when it comes to identifying warranty priorities for a given roofing system project; so many that the task often leaves facility managers feeling overwhelmed. The experts at St. Louis-based Bade Roofing Company recommend approaching […]