Rooftop Safety: Why It’s Important to Anyone Accessing Your Roof

Roofing is the 4th most dangerous job in the U.S. It’s important to understand what safety measures your roofer is taking to protect themselves and your business.

This webinar will discuss the ins and outs of rooftop safety, including questions to ask a roofing provider and tips for creating rooftop safety guidelines for yourself and your employees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover why your roofer’s safety practices are important
  • Learn how to decipher safety credentials and determine a “good” record
  • Explore questions to ask a roofing provider about proactive safety programs
  • Determine how to create a rooftop safety program for your own employees


From Our Partner

Simon Roofing

Walter C. Fluharty, Psy.D, SPHR, CEES
V.P. Environmental Health, Safety and Organizational Development
Simon Roofing

Dr. Walter C. Fluharty is currently the Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety & Organizational Development for Simon Roofing , including its manufacturing facilities and 66 Service Centers nationwide. In a career that spans more than 30 years, Dr. Fluharty has built a reputation developing world class safety cultures in a wide variety of industries. His experience includes developing the widely used training program, “It Can Happen Here” funded by an OSHA New Directions Grant. He actively participated in the development of several OHSA standards including, the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Cadmium standards. After being introduced to Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) while working as a Trainer in the field, Dr. Fluharty went on to successfully integrate user friendly BBS principles into corporate safety systems from within manufacturing, refining, pharmaceutical, biotech, distribution and construction industries. He has also served in a variety of EHS leadership roles. Dr. Fluharty holds an M.S. in Safety Management from Marshall University, Huntington, WV and a Psy.D. from Southern California University for Professional Studies, Santa Ana, CA. Over his career he has published numerous HS&E related articles and authored the chapter providing an overview of BBS in the text, “Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries”. Dr. Fluharty is also a frequent speaker at national and international HS&E professional symposiums.