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May 2022 Blog Archive

Giving Back - FRSA Members Giving Back to the Community - May 2022 Mon, May 30, 2022 A local veteran received a new roof as part of a project from Habitat for Humanity that hopes to use recycled shingles to give shelter to 500 residents in need. Read More

How to Prep Your Sales Team with Competitive Intelligence - May 2022 Fri, May 27, 2022 To be successful in today’s business environment, sales teams need competitive intelligence. Good quality data is a window into client behavior. It helps you accurately forecast what your clients will do and what they need. You need to know your clie... Read More

Five Ways to Strengthen Your Business Relationships and Grow Your Company - May 2022 Wed, May 25, 2022 Another record year for entrepreneurship could be in store for 2022. But how many of these new business owners end up succeeding will depend on more than the quality of the products and services they offer. Read More

Power and Generator Preparedness - May 2022 Mon, May 23, 2022 Nearly 70 percent of businesses will lose power sometime in the next 12 months. Know the steps to take before and during an outage so you can resume critical operations as quickly as possible. Consider the following areas so that you can effectively ... Read More

Residential Roof Fall Protection: Keep Your Roofing Crew Safe - May 2022 Fri, May 20, 2022 Roofing is risky business. From workers’ comp claims to lawsuits, losing crew members can destroy a company. Keep your crew and your company safe. Reduce the risk of job site injury by putting these tips into practice now. Read More

NRCA's Roofing Day in D.C. - May 2022 Wed, May 18, 2022 In early April, approximately 22 people from Florida attended NRCA’s Roofing Day in D.C. for the first in-person meetings with members of Congress in two years. Our group was part of over 220 participants from around the country that included contrac... Read More

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