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OSM-Jo 3 1200
No New Posts Chicken ladder or harness?
Just wondering if any of you guys use chicken ladder or a harness when on a roof? When I worked for dish network getting on roofs was a no no w/o a harness, problem was that harness was held to an anchor that had to be lagged into the studs on the roof.
Ordep81 19 2406
No New Posts Teen Cleaning Roof of Maryland Firehouse Falls Through Skylight ( 1 2 )
Teen Cleaning Roof of Maryland Firehouse Falls Through Skylight News Posted: Mon, 08/30/2010 - 01:26pm Updated: Mon, 08/30/2010 - 01:28pm A teen was injured when he fell through the skylight of a Prince George's County firehouse while performing community service on Aug. 27. The 1...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 27 2682
Poll Do you wear a respirator and face mask?
What is your guys experience with wearing these? Always mandatory? Mandatory for noobs? Mandatory for employees? -- Edited by ssk on Thursday 2nd of September 2010 12:07:35 AM
ssk 12 1631
Poll How often do you harness up?
The poll doesn't show who answeres how. -- Edited by ssk on Monday 30th of August 2010 09:31:43 PM -- Edited by ssk on Monday 30th of August 2010 09:32:06 PM
ssk 1 1048
No New Posts workmans comp
Insurance and Workmans comp is a huge part of mybusiness. I think I have enough coverage if something was to happen. The way I understand it is if you have workmans comp and disability insurance this will cover med bills, wages ect. Now I just saw a commerchial for a lawer saying that's not enough(yes I k...
zjim 0 991
No New Posts ROPE & HARNESS / PFAS Training & Equipment Now Available for Roof Cleaners
Just wanted to let everyone know that a Personal Fall Arrest System Assisted training program exists for this industry and has been training roof cleaners for over a year now w/20 yrs training experience for other trades that have to access steep surfaces as well. They can show you how to get your safe...
Saltstorm 3 2483
No New Posts Ladder Safety ( 1 2 ) (Preview)
Ladder Safety 1. First things First- Choosing a Ladder that is right for youHow much do you weigh- Choosea ladder that is capable of sufficiently carrying more than your weight. This is extremely important for us roof cleaners. Did you ever hear the term he weighs x amount of pounds soaking wet well ke...
BCRoofClean 28 2921
No New Posts Take your scrapes seriously
Admn - Feel free to file this post in the subject area where it needs to be! Word of warning for summertime work!  I know its hot out there, and I've switched to shorts to lessen the heat, looks like i'm rethinking that uniform choice Around July 30  I scraped/pricked my leg on a rose bush while attaching a...
sweetwaterfish 9 1217
No New Posts Respirator Safety (Preview)
Respirator Safety Wearing any respirator is not enough. I know, I know you are thinking that this is ridiculous and stupid and yours is fine, that is if you wear one. And no fellas a t-shirt won't cut it. You should wear one and you know it. I dont always wear one because you can hold your breath and use the w...
BCRoofClean 12 2004
No New Posts Safety, Safety!!
After alot of reading and research I found only a couple safety issues regarding trialers. On a daily basis you should check tire pressure, look for nails, makes sure your lites work! I travel all over for work from Cape Coral to Northern Tampa and the Beaches and I've been behind some of you guys with no...
NoPressure 17 1047
No New Posts Safety glasses
What is happening my roof cleaning bros? Happy Independence day! I was fishing on fathers day and I went to the local tackle shop and found these glasses. They are polarized and they are meant to go over your glasses, if you wear them. They are hands down the best safety glasses I've ever seen but you look...
BCRoofClean 12 1023
No New Posts Trailer hookup safety ( 1 2 )
remember to watch your feet when hooking up a trailer the welds broke on my jack and the whole 16ft trailer with with 3 125 gallon tanks full of chemical and all tools fell on the top of my foot and crushed it so now I'm out of commision for a few weeks or months. I tried to pull the trailer sideways to line the b...
nater474 22 2504
No New Posts Detailed Info on Sodium Hypochlorite
I found this information on the internet and wanted to share it. The link comes from Odyssey Manufacturing. This is the most detailed info I have seen so far. I like being informed and thought you would too. The paper includes the chemistry, decomposition, transportation, storage, handling, DOT re...
Matthew 5 1504
No New Posts Welcome to the Safety Section of the forum (Preview)
Good morning and welcome to the ROOF CLEANING SAFTEY portion of the Roof Cleaning Institue Of America. This has been created to insure the highest levels of safety standards be set and followed for all our roof cleaning brethren. I suggested said I would help out with this on the forum so Chris made me S...
BCRoofClean 7 2335
No New Posts When love isn't lovely
Most of you know this by now, but for those with little real world experience let me remind you.... This chit burns like hell if you get enough of it on you and especially if it stays there for awhile. Here's what happened: I'm spraying the gutters, soffit, facia, etc, okay? Got a little extension off the...
Matthew 4 1098
No New Posts Ladder safety Electrical Hazards (Preview)
This is an awesome piece of info that we should all print out. I think it's from a Canadian website but you know those Canadians and they know their safety. Power lines are extremely dangerous. If you don't know what that line hanging in the air is then le...
BCRoofClean 3 1105
No New Posts Check Out This Product For Improved Ladder Safety
Has anyone tried this product? (The Spider Gutter Protector/Ladder Stabilizer) This is unlike any other stabilizer I've seen.  It is adjustable and can be used in various applications.  This seems to be a great safety feature to add to your ladder. It greatly improves ladder stability, allows saf...
Markus 13 1297
No New Posts aluminum roof ?
Hey Guys First of all I am truely thankful for all the wisdom you masters are imparting into us guys. This is like being at college right in my living roof . I do have a question that I have not been able to find the answer to . I have a house that I think Im gonna get to do. ( Only my 3RD house ) Its a really nice plac...
CovenantCarl 2 1001
I was getting ready to shoot a roof and all of a sudden there was a toad 3 floors up on the peak looking at me?   I grabbed my camera and shot a picture. Has anyone ever witnessed this before?
Ugly Shingles LLC 16 1352
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