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Industry Updates - May 2022 Mon, May 09, 2022 Build Your Future Launches Construction Career Tool: NCCER is excited to announce the expansion of its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative by launching CareerStarter. This new national program leads individuals beyond career exploration to direct conn... Read More

2022 Legislative Session At-A-Glance - May 2022 Fri, May 06, 2022 The Florida Legislature entered the 2022 regular session with two primary objectives: pass a state spending plan for 2022-2023 and redraw the state’s legislative and congressional maps as part of the once-in-a-decade redistricting process. After sixt... Read More

Recording Travel Injuries: The Latest from OSHA - May 2022 Wed, May 04, 2022 You likely know that if one of your employees is injured while commuting to work, which is not a work-related issue, you do not have to record it on your Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) logs. However, based on a recent OSHA lette... Read More

Training and Education - May 2022 Mon, May 02, 2022 In the medical profession, doctors practice medicine. In the legal profession, attorneys practice law. And, in the roofing industry, we install roofs. For most people, their home is their largest investment and making sure a licensed and experienced ... Read More

Tile Hip and Ridge Attachments - April 2022 Sat, Apr 30, 2022 The first official reference of instructions for hip and ridge attachment that I can recall was in the FRSA-TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual First Edition. As I look through all the manuals in my collection, it becomes apparent tha... Read More

The Wind Resistance Capabilities of Concrete Roof Tile - April 2022 Fri, Apr 29, 2022 Many regions of the United States, including Florida and the Southeast, are subject to high-wind conditions that can damage homes and buildings. The roof is highly susceptible to the wind damage due to its location on top of a home or building. There... Read More

Roofing Safety: Fall Protection Tips - April 2022 Thu, Apr 28, 2022 Roofing contractors should be able to focus solely on their jobs – not stress about their safety. But when it comes to installing a new roof, one wrong step could be a matter of life and death. All roofing company owners need to make sure their roofe... Read More

Recruiting Gen Zs Into the Roofing Industry - April 2022 Wed, Apr 27, 2022 Recruiting Gen Z workers into the roofing industry might be a walk in the park compared to luring Millennials into the fold. Still, contractors need to know the ins and outs of hiring those born between 1997 and 2012. Unlike Millennials, who are cons... Read More

Providing Homeowners Peace of Mind with Adhered Tile Roofs - April 2022 Tue, Apr 26, 2022 It’s challenging to find something that brings homeowners more peace of mind than a sound roof over their heads. For hundreds of years, tile roofs have been considered the time-tested, ultimate roofing system. A key concern with tile roofs is keeping... Read More

New Ban on Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Harassment Claims - April 2022 Mon, Apr 25, 2022 President Biden is expected to sign and approve a new bill prohibiting pre-dispute arbitration agreements for sexual harassment and sexual assault claims. On February 7, the House approved the bill. Although several states, such as New York and Calif... Read More

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