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Impact of Recent Hurricanes on Florida Building Codes - May 2022 Mon, May 16, 2022 Nothing else has come close to having an impact on Florida’s Building Codes as hurricanes. Their regular occurrence and the threat that they create cannot be overlooked. Each major storm leaves in its wake not only damage and disruption but also rene... Read More

FRSA and CFRSA Host Building Officials Program - May 2022 Fri, May 13, 2022 FRSA and local affiliate, the Central Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (CFRSA), along with the Central Florida Chapter of the Building Officials Association of Florida (BOAF), hosted a joint meeting at FRSA’s Training Center. T... Read More

FRSA - 100 Years Strong - May 2022 Wed, May 11, 2022 Throughout 2022, this column will recap some of FRSA’s rich history, through accounts from minutes and a published book called FRSA The First Half Century. Read More

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

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