Roofing is a dangerous job, and it is important to provide a safe working environment for all employees in your roofing company. It is not only crucial from a safety standpoint, but also from a legal standpoint. Osha has strict rules about job safety that will result in huge fines if not followed.
Below is a list of roofing safety gear and equipment you may need to help protect you and your employees from injuries and to help your company avoid unnecessary fines. This is just a sample list. The safety equipment you will need may vary depending on the type of job you are doing.
Safety harness/ fall arrest system –
Fall protection gear is designed to either prevent a worker from falling at all, or will limit the freefall distance.
Roof Anchors –
Roof Anchors attach to the roof and are used in conjunction with a safety harness or fall arrest system. There are different styles of roof anchors that are compatible with different types of roof systems such as metal, asphalt shingle, tile, etc.