A recent roof collapse in Colorado has been blamed on the way heavy shingles were placed on the roof by a subcontractor. You can view the story here. Prevent this scenario at your worksite. Don’t use a boom truck or roofing conveyor or subcontract to someone who does. Instead, retain control of shingle bundle placement […]
A Safety Hoist material hoist will last many years with routine care. All of the following tasks should be done at the end of every season—as well as at the specified times—but it is not too late to do them now, as spring approaches. Unless otherwise noted, this maintenance schedule applies to both the Briggs […]
The change from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time in the spring and from DST to ST in the fall serves as a reminder for many to do semi-annual maintenance tasks. Utilize this checklist every time you get your ladder out (your ladder lift included) and before you begin using it. There is no “Defective” […]
The following Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements apply to all ladders including portable extension ladders. Our ladder hoists help keep roofers—and others moving heavy, bulky loads to great heights—in OSHA compliance.