OSHA National Safety Stand-Down Week Webinar Series

Sept. 15, 16 and 17
Noon - 12:30 p.m. CST
Online webinar

Member Price: Free
Architect/Engineer/Consultant Sole Practitioner Member Price: Free
Nonmember Price: Free

Class description

NRCA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week’s three-day webinar series features Tom Shanahan, Harry Dietz and Rich Trewyn from NRCA’s Enterprise Risk Management Department sharing insight into various fall-protection topics.

As an employer, it is your responsibility to comply with OSHA’s fall-protection regulations. Don't miss this unique opportunity to stay current with the latest fall-protection strategies to keep your workers safe and company OSHA compliant.

This special series consists of three 30-minute sessions. Topics include:

  • Sept. 15, Noon – 12:30 p.m. CST
    Ladder use and setup, guardrails, and warning lines and safety monitoring systems
  • Sept. 16, Noon – 12:30 p.m. CST
    Personal fall-arrest systems (PFAs), including calculated clearance distances
  • Sept. 17, Noon – 12:30 p.m. CST
    Rescue techniques and suspension trauma

There’s no easier way to keep abreast of fall-protection regulations and related safety practices for the roofing industry! Even better—it’s free!

  Before the webinar begins, you must register with NRCA’s webinar provider, Zoom. The link to register will be provided with your registration confirmation.
Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan, NRCA’s vice president of enterprise risk management, joined NRCA in 1989. He is responsible for directing NRCA’s enterprise risk management department where he oversees health, safety and insurance matters that affect the roofing industry. Tom represents NRCA to regulatory agencies like OSHA and DOT, develops health and safety educational materials and classes, and oversees business and health insurance programs for members. He was appointed by former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to participate in OSHA’s Advisory Committee.

Harry Dietz

Harry Dietz, an NRCA director of Enterprise Risk Management, is a graduate of DePaul University and John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Harry grew up in the roofing business. His grandfather started Dietz Roofing Company in Chicago in the early 1920s, and his father and uncles operated the business until the late 1960s. In addition to being staff liaison to NRCA’s Health and Safety Committee and Safety Manual Committee, Harry is a member of the American National Standards Institute’s A-10 Construction Committee and regularly writes for Professional Roofing magazine. He responds to NRCA member inquiries about rules, regulations and compliance related to OSHA, EPA, DOT and related state agencies that affect the roofing industry.

Rich Trewyn

Rich Trewyn, an NRCA director of enterprise risk management, joined NRCA in 2015. He started his career at FJA Christiansen Roofing Companies in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1996, and served as the national safety director for TECTA prior to joining NRCA. With a degree in occupational safety and health from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and his numerous certificates and certifications within the safety field, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to NRCA.

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