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Fall Protection for Roofing

These videos are a series developed by Oregon OSHA Public Education as part of the Fall Protection for Roofing online course.

Creating a Safety Policy

How do you create a safety policy for a roofing company? In this tutorial we will share important information that will assist you when developing your fall protection for roofing safety policy.

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Fall Hazards in Roofing Work

How do you identify fall hazards when roofing? What do you do once you identified the roofing fall hazards? Who does what? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks, and when correcting roofing hazards.

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Choosing Fall Protection Equipment for Roofing Work

How do you choose fall protection? In this tutorial we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks.

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Commercial vs. Residential Roofing

What is the difference between commercial and residential roofing? Watch this video to find out! We have fall protection experts, and people who work in the industry discuss the important differences between the two.

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Planning for Fall Protection

How do you plan for fall protection? This video demonstrates how one roofing company accomplishes the planning for fall protection process of roofing.

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How to Locate Roofing Hazards

How do you identify roofing hazards? How do you complete a hazard analysis? Who does what? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks, and when correcting roofing hazards.

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Public Communication

Should you communicate with the public before a job? How about during and after? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when communicating with the public, how it relates to OSHA rules, work zones, and fall protection.

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Skylight Safety

Are Skylights dangerous? What is a hole? In this video we will share important information about roofing hazards like skylights. Hazard identification, and selecting the correct fall protection system is vital when working around skylights.

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Swing Fall Hazards

Beware the swing fall! What are swing falls and how do they occur? In this video we will share important information about preventing swing falls, and the different techniques and devices you can use. In this video we will discuss fall protection, calculating fall distance, swing fall, swing fall radius, anchors, fall arrest, and fall restraint.

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Fall Protection Anchors

Do you use fall arrest or fall restraint? A lot can be accomplished through training roofers in identifying hazards, understanding OSHA Rules, and company policies and procedures. In this tutorial we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection anchors for roofing jobs and tasks, and developing your companies fall protection safety training.

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Using Horizontal Lifelines in Roofing Work

How do you use a horizontal lifeline? Do you need to use different kinds of anchors? In this fall protection training video we will share important information that will help you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs. This will help to educate you on Oregon OSHA standards and rules, and the importance of selecting the correct system for the job or task.

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Rope Adjustment and Rope Grabs

Arguably the one of the most important aspects of Fall Protection Training For Roofers, is Rope adjustment. Rope Adjusters (aka Rope Grabs) allow the worker to move up and down a vertical lifeline. If not set properly, it could lead to the worker falling, or worse.

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How to Measure Parapet Walls

Do you work around Parapets? Do you use Parapets as fall protection? What are the regulations for parapets in your area? Some are still under the assumption that in Oregon you can add height and width to meet requirements. However, Oregon OSHA requires a height of 42” +/- 3” to use parapet walls as fall protection.

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Safety Monitor Systems

What is a Safety Monitor? When do you use a safety monitor? Who can use a Safety monitor? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks.

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Warning Line Systems

What are warning lines used for? When do you use warning lines? Who can use warning lines? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks.

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The Value of Trauma Straps

Did you know sitting in your harness for too long could cause a stroke? This workplace accident can be minimized through fall protection training, and Trauma Straps.

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First Up - Last Down, Setting and Removing Anchors

In this video, roofers share tips and insights into procedures for safely completing a roofing job. What is First up - last down? This video helps show you who is in charge of what on the job, and why it is important.

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Safe Access

How do you access a roof safely? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks. This ranges from the hazards you could encounter, and safety systems you can implement.

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Transporting Roofing Materials

Transporting materials onto a roof can be tricky! In this video we will share helpful tips and tricks to safely transporting materials onto roofs.

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How to Rescue a Fallen Worker

Do you know how to rescue a fallen worker? In this video we present information to help you develop a rescue plan and prevent workplace incidents. Workplace incidents happen at a high rate for people who work on roofs, so it is important that you follow Oregon OSHA standards, and make sure all your workers are wearing and using their fall protection correctly.

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Completing a Roofing Job Safely

In this video, roofers share tips and insights into procedures for safely completing a roofing job.

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Fall Protection Training for Roofers

How do you train roofing workers on fall protection? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks, the importance of training and why it needs to be an ongoing process.

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How to Inspect your Fall Protection Equipment

In this video we will share important information that will assist you when inspecting your fall protection anchors and other fall protection equipment, developing your company’s fall protection safety training as it pertains to fall protection equipment inspection.

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Ongoing Fall Protection Training

What is ongoing fall protection training, and why is it important? In this video we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks, the importance of training and why it needs to be an ongoing process.

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Roofing Culture

Do you create a fall protection safety roofing culture? A lot can be accomplished through training employees in identifying hazards, understanding OSHA Rules, and company policies and procedures. In this tutorial we will share important information that will assist you when deciding on your fall protection for roofing jobs and tasks, and developing your company’s fall protection safety roofing culture.

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