MSD Prevention for Roofers (IHSA)

Developed by: IHSA (Infrastructure Health & Safety Association)

Description: A safety tip sheet about preventing musculoskeletal disorders for roofers. This resource has specific information on three tasks: stripping and removing materials from a roof cavity, applying built-up roof materials, and applying roof membranes. Each task has a brief description of risk factors and strategies to reduce those risks. 

Keywords: roof, building, construction, bending, floor, posture, repetition, back, shoulders, knee

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MSD Prevention for Roofers - Hyperlink (2-page pdf)