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Giving Back Fri, Mar 31, 2023 FRM After a devasting apartment fire, Gainesville resident Thine Strawder is ready to sleep under a new roof. Strawder, a single mother of eight and grandmother of 14, lived in her Gainesville apartment for 28 years. She was hear... Read More

The Dos and Don'ts of Ladder Safety Thu, Mar 30, 2023 Matt Savin, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurer’s Fund Falls are one of the leading causes of serious injuries and deaths in the construction industry and many of them happen to be from ladders. There are many ways a person can... Read More

No OSHA Penalty Increases in 2023 Wed, Mar 29, 2023 FRM The Senate decided not to impose the quadruple financial penalties passed by the House of Representatives in August 2022, that would have raised the maximum penalty to $700,000 per alleged violation. This is good news for con... Read More

Selecting the Right Fastener of Resist Corrosion Tue, Mar 28, 2023 Josh Krohn, Engineering Services Manager, Triangle Fastener Corp. Since a completely corrosion free fastener does not exist, select a fastener that is as durable as the members it is fastening. Corrosion can be placed into two categories,... Read More

Benefits of Roof Coatings Mon, Mar 27, 2023 R.M Lucas Inc., and the Roof Coating Manufacturers Association Roof coatings are applied to low slope roofs on residential, commercial and industrial buildings to extend the life of a roof by preventing water, chemical or physical damage, ... Read More

Current and Coming Changes to the "25% Rule" Fri, Mar 24, 2023 Mike Silvers, CPRC, Silvers Systems Inc., and FRSA Director of Technical Services Recently, the Florida Legislature, as part of SB-4D, added an exception to the sections of the Florida Building Code (FBC) which are often referred to as&nbs... Read More

Industry Updates Thu, Mar 23, 2023 Integrity Metals Hires Bo Copeland as Business Development ManagerIntegrity Metals of Vero Beach, Fla. has named Bo Copeland as its new Business Development Manager, where he will play a critical role in the company... Read More

February Special Session Update Wed, Mar 22, 2023 Chris Dawson, Attorney, GrayRobinson The Florida Legislature convened in February for a special session on a variety of topics such as continued hurricane relief, establishing a statewide prosecutor for election crimes, immigration enforcement, ... Read More

Documents That Reduce Risk Tue, Mar 21, 2023 Trent Cotney, Partner, Adams and Reese LLP The first quarter is a great time to take a look at your company’s current operating procedures and documentation. Many roofing contractors focus solely on top line sales with limited a... Read More

Tile Underlayment – Where We Are and How We Got Here Thu, Mar 09, 2023 Mike Silvers, CPRC, Owner of Silvers Systems Inc. and FRSA Director of Technical Services   Changes in roofing underlayment requirements have evolved in dramatic ways over the last several decades, particularly when it comes to tile ... Read More

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