Garlock-French Corporation: OSHA’s Roof Safety Rules

We all know that roofing repairs and replacements are not easy tasks. In fact, it’s not just a tough job, it’s a downright dangerous job. According to the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), falls from ladders is among the top causes for occupational fatalities and injuries. Because of this, OSHA […] Read more »

Part 3: An Overview of the New Asphalt Roofing PCRs

Repercussions on Consumers Part One of this blog series took us through the background, goals and scope of the new asphalt roofing PCRs. In Part Two, we touched on their repercussions on roofing industry stakeholders. But what’s in store for the average American homeowner and other consumers? Read more »

Part 1: An Overview of the New Asphalt Roofing PCRs

The Basics For the past 150 years, asphalt has been the most popular roofing material in North America. Over the past decade, its popularity and production has declined as a result of growing eco-consciousness among consumers and rapid developments in roofing technology; however, asphalt roofing manufacturers recently proved that they’re not only ready, but also […] Read more »