Rooftop Material Handling Issues

June 11
Noon - 1 p.m. CDT
Online webinar

Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $55

Class description

Material handling is a serious concern for field employees. Heavy roofing materials and equipment need to be loaded, stored and moved properly to avoid potential problems.

During this one-hour webinar, Harry Dietz, an NRCA Director of Enterprise Risk Management, will discuss the OSHA regulations applicable to material handling, including crane, hoist and forklift operations. Dietz also will address the safety and health issues surrounding manual material handling and present various resources to help you and your crews work smarter and safely to minimize injury. Some resources to minimize injuries from manual material handling will also be provided.

After participating in this webinar, you will have increased awareness of:

  • OSHA regulations relating to material handling
  • Manual material handling safety and health issues
  • Resources available for manual material handling issues

Please note: Before the webinar begins, you will need to register with NRCA’s webinar provider, Zoom. The link to register will be provided with your registration confirmation.

Harry Dietz

NRCA Director of Enterprise Risk Management

Harry Dietz 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. Harry is an OSHA-authorized trainer for the 10- and 30- hour OSHA construction safety classes and is an instructor for several NRCA educational programs. He also responds to NRCA member inquiries about rules, regulations and compliance related to OSHA, EPA, DOT and related state agencies that affect the roofing industry.

Online webinar

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