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How Long Are You Required to Keep Employee Records? Fri, Jun 16, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive DirectorEmployee record keeping is one of those necessary evils that can be tedious and time consuming, especially if you are trying to run a business while ensuring required documents on new hires are filed o... Read More

Mitigation and Inspections Forms - To Sign or Not to Sign Thu, Jun 15, 2023 Mike Silvers, CPRC, Owner, Silvers Systems Inc. and FRSA Director of Technical ServicesIt seems as though the requests for roofing contractors to attest to certain facts or opinions in writing continue to increase with each year. Whether it... Read More

Hurricanes and Storms Are Coming Wed, Jun 14, 2023 Robin Anderson, Technical and Strategy Development Manager, Westlake Royal Roofing SolutionsAs the Earth continues to warm, the effects of climate change become an increasing threat to homeowners in Florida. Among the concerns are hurricane... Read More

Industry Updates - May 2023 Tue, Jun 13, 2023 DuPont Teldar Partners with SPE Foundation to Sponsor Educational Events DuPont Tedlar, the global leader in technology-based materials and solutions, recently signed with SPE Foundation to sponsor various events and support the Found... Read More

New OSHA Policy Offers Protections to Immigrant Workers Mon, Jun 12, 2023 Trent Cotney, Adams and Reese LLP When undocumented workers witness workplace safety issues, they may be hesitant to speak up. After all, if they sound the alarm and draw attention to themselves, they could be subject to deportation, ... Read More

Camille Austin, President, Elite Roofing Services, Inc., Tampa Tue, Apr 25, 2023 FRM   How did you get started in the roofing industry? Around 1985, I was doing temporary work with a roofing company making $10 an hour. I was trying to get into real estate, but they needed a fill-in and ended up hiring me fu... Read More

Financial Projections and Budgets Sun, Apr 23, 2023 John Kenney, CPRC, CEO, Cotney Consulting Group   A great transformation in financial awareness begins in the roofing contracting business when you use financial information to look into your company’s future instead of th... Read More

The Importance of Creating a Culture of Safety Fri, Apr 21, 2023 Tom Eifrid, Group Sales and Operations Manager, Ritz Safety   Safety culture is the shared beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that shape the way people approach safety in a  workplace. The key phrase here is shared beliefs: e... Read More

RCASF’s Educational Training Day: A Huge Success Wed, Apr 19, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director   At the end of February, the Roofing Contractors Association of South Florida (RCASF) held their first annual educational training day at SOPREMA’s Pompano Beach training facility. There... Read More

Focusing on Safety Mon, Apr 17, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director   Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) maintained its position as OSHA’s most frequently cited  worker safety and health standard in fiscal year 2022, marking its ... Read More

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