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No New Posts OSHA Roof Cleaning Guidelines- A GREAT article RE: Safety on the Roof (Preview) Shingle Roof Cleaning Training Forum 5 1284
 
Attn: All Roof Cleaners! Some Important OSHA information we ALL NEED to READ First of all, I want to give a SHOUT OUT to TROPO, a new roof cleaning apprentice and recent member to the RCIA for noticing this important info. TROPO saw a topic on roof cleaning that I had overlooked when I posted a recent link...
       
No New Posts L@@K-PRINT THIS OUT-Chemical/Material Compatibility CHART-Important Reference TOOL! (Preview) Certified Roof Cleaning - Chemicals 9 985
 
I have researched this for the NEWBIE and VETERAN roof cleaner alike, so, it will be easier for you to compare hose, wands,fittings,o-rings,ball valves, nozzles, pump small parts, tank materials, hose clamps, etc. SAFETY FIRST! Know your material and chemical compatibility. It will cut down on l...
       
No New Posts Ladder Safety (Preview) Becoming a Certified Roof Cleaning Professional 16 1637
 
Roof ladder Manufacturers emphasize the importance of roof ladder safety and maintenance.Being a firefighter and being involved with the training of firefighters for over 35 years along with my buisness experence as a chimney sweep for over 20 years and more recently as a roof cleaner I would lik...
       
No New Posts Lung Conditions And Roof Cleaning (Preview) In The Shade 10 536
 
Hello Guys, I owe the board an apology as I have not been able to participate as much as I would like lately. I have been in/out of the hospital 4 times in the last month and a half. The reason: I got into a motorcycle accident. and hurt my knee pretty badly (tore up tendons, muscle and ligaments-LOTS of PAIN...
       
No New Posts Ladder Stand-Off  ( 1 2 3 4 ) (Preview) Certified Roof Cleaning - Equipment 61 5939
 
     For the newbies and anyone else interested, I strongly encourage you to use a ladder stand-off no matter what size roof you may be cleaning. This simple tool could save you and the homeowner many headaches, dented and torn gutters, etc. And most importantly, it WILL save your butt one of these day...
       
No New Posts Rock climbing shoes for roof work (Preview) Certified Roof Cleaning - Equipment 18 2495
 
Has anyone out there experimented with rock climbing shoes to use for those few rofs that you have to walk on?  They look like a good option but just curious if anyone else has tried it or heard of it.  Thanks.
       
No New Posts Respirators? Please take the poll too?  ( 1 2 3 4 5 ) (Preview) Tile Roof Cleaning Training Forum 84 5774
 
I have no doubt I should be wearing a respirator in this work. But, I don't and I can't get my 30 year old son to either. I own 5 different ones, all types and qualities. I mainly bought them for my son, I knew I wouldn't wear one. Been at this since 1978 and the only time I was able to wear a respirator, was while...
       
No New Posts Roof Cleaning SAFETY Tips and Suggestions for Health and Longevity by a VETERAN Roof Cleaner (Preview) Shingle Roof Cleaning Training Forum 6 916
 
Roof Cleaning SAFETY Suggestions and Tips for Health and Longevity by VETERAN Roof Cleaners Many Roof Cleaners, new to the trade, have yet to experience the horror of being 30-40 feet off the ground at the peak of a shingle or tile roof, BLINDED by a face full of roof cleaning chemical and nowhere to go b...
       
No New Posts SAFETY TIPS  ( 1 2 ) (Preview) Premium Members Discussion 20 1191
 
I posted some MSDS sheets in another post, and had a few fellow members suggest to put this in it's own thread. I started this thread hoping everyone can contribute to it with thier safety tips. We can make this a STICKY, and use it as our Premium Member safety reference. Safety should be top on our list be...
       
No New Posts Ouch $58,000 OSHA fine!!! (Preview) Certified Roof Cleaning - Safety 13 1041
 
US Labor Department's OSHA fines Newark, NJ, construction company $58,000 for not protecting workers against falls NEWARK, N.J. – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Newark-based Discovery Construction Corp. for not protecti...
       
No New Posts Total Hazards Ratings for SH are Low (Preview) Certified Roof Cleaning - Chemicals 0 752
 
Chemical: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITECAS Number: 7681-52-9 The Indiana Clean Manufacturing Technology and Safe Materials Institute (CMTI) at Purdue University has developed a hazard evaluation system for chemicals that produces separate rankings for ecological effects and occupational health e...
       
No New Posts Ladder Accessories - Roof Ladder (Preview) General Public Discussion 11 2156
 
I thought these add ons might be helpful to some. The Werner ladders hooks are permanantly installed while the Qualcraft ladder hooks can be moved to different ladders. The wheels make it easy to put in place without damage. Qualcraft hook pdf Order on line Werner ladder hooks Werner Parts
       
No New Posts Roof Cleaning Institute of America - .ORG Web Site  ( 1 2 ) (Preview) General Public Discussion 33 4607
 
The site is 98% complete and currently up and running. Each and every "Certified" member is listed under the interactive map. If those of you who are certified would like adjustments on your radius, please let us know.  We will continue to make adjustments as we go... Let us know what you th...
       
No New Posts iPad Issues w/ .org site (Preview) General Public Discussion 5 2673
 
If you're having problem viewing the new .org site on your iPad, it's because the iPad 1 doesn't support flash. I believe the iPad 2 does support flash, but not positive.
       
No New Posts Get your AD SPACE on the new .org site now!  ( 1 2 3 4 56 ) (Preview) General Public Discussion 108 12253
 
ONLY AVAILABLE TO CERTIFIED MEMBERS! We are currently leasing out BANNER AD spaces on the .org site.  Be the first Certified Roof Cleaning Professional on the page of your home state!  Cost is: $75.00 per year. We will make the banner for you! Your banner will direct potential customers to your websi...
       
No New Posts **NEW** RCIA APP for ANDROID SMARTPHONES (Preview) General Public Discussion 5 1922
 
We have developed a new RCIA app for homeowners.  They can get information on roof cleaning as well as locate the closest "Certified Roof Cleaning Professional" based on GPS! You can download the app directly from you phone by clicking on the following link. DOWNLOAD APP HERE You can als...
       
No New Posts Improve the SEO for YOU and RCIA.ORG! (Preview) General Public Discussion 1 1579
 
As the .org site continues being constructed, we need all members to start building their SEO. This is key to getting found on the map. As we all know, this forum is EXTREMELY powerful.  If you want to be found on Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc as a "Certified Roof Cleaner", this is what you'll need...
       
No New Posts Good Roof Cleaning Safety Article ! (Preview) General Public Discussion 0 1190
 
Roof Cleaning Safety TipsPosted on September 11, 2012 by Allison posted in Roof Cleaning, Safety(Pages 26-27 of the May 2012 eClean Magazine)Download the pdf: Roof Cleaning Safety Tipsby Neo JohnsonThe roof cleaning industry has grown exponentially in recent years as homeowners have bec...
       
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