The Indiana State Council of Roofers and the contractor partners with whom it works insist on the best safety training available for member roofers. All roofers are expertly trained in the safe and skilled practice of their trade at the outset of their careers, completing over 500 hours of classroom instruction and another 7000 hours of on-the-job training under the close supervision of a journeyman craftsman. But their safety training doesn’t end there. Journeymen are continually retrained on the OSHA requirements and safe practices throughout their careers.
The results are obvious. A nationwide check of fines collected by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and its state government partners paints a striking picture of the difference this training makes in the safety and health of the roofers who may be working on your building and their compliance with the law.
*The number of Nu-Tec employees nationwide was obtained from reports contained in “Nu-Tec Pares Down to Regain Ground,” Tampa Bay Business Journal, April 1, 2005.
OSHA Fines For Repeated Violations
Even more striking is a comparison of fines paid for “Repeat” OSHA violations by Nu-Tec Roofing LLC and Indiana State Council of Roofer’s contractors during the last three years. During this three year period (the timespan for which OSHA looks back for negative history when assessing fines), Nu-Tec paid over $16,000 for violating the same or substantially similar OSHA standards repeatedly. Contractors partnering with the Indiana State Council of Roofers, on the other hand, were not required to pay one cent for repeated OSHA violations during this period.
Affiliated With Indiana State Roofers Council