Safety & Training

Investing in Our Workforce

Roofers & waterproofers face dangers while on the job.  Safety and training programs benefit everyone in the industry including workers, employers and our clients.

OSHA Safety Training

Our member contractors require that all jobsite personnel complete 10-Hour OSHA safety training.  Select management professionals complete 30-Hour OSHA courses.  Members of the Roofing & Waterproofing Contractors Association of New York have made workforce training a high priority and we offer a variety of training courses for apprentices as well as journeymen, including:

  • Hazards of Roofing and Waterproofing 
  • Your Role in Safety
  • Making OSHA Work for You
  • Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention
  • Electrical Safety 1: Power Line Safety
  • Electrical Safety 2: Tools and Equipment
  • Control Measures 
  • Material Safety Data Sheets 
  • Kettles and Tankers 
  • Fall Protection 
  • Ergonomics 
  • Respirators 
  • Ladders 
  • Scaffolds 
  • Unventilated, Enclosed and Confined Spaces
  • Powered Equipment
  • Lifting, Hoisting and Rigging 
  • Hot on the Roof 
  • Hearing Protection 
  • Weather Hazards