Roof work safety is not just an issue for construction companies. Even those indirectly involved including the owners of buildings where roof repair or installation may take place should also be concern about the safety of those who carry out work on a roof.
Roofing Projects have always been a high-risk activity because of the danger of working at such a high place. Numerous roofers lost their life from falling off a roof or ladder. Many also suffered from severe injuries and permanent disabilities.
However, falls aren’t the only safety issue when it comes to roof work. Many roofers also have to deal with some health risks as well. Health risks need to be managed at least as well as safety risks. Here are the main health risks of working on a roof that you need to be aware of as well as how to handle them.