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Quality Management

ISO 9001 certifications are awarded to organizations that meet thorough criteria for assuring quality and continuous improvement. Many of the quality management principles these organizations use are rooted in lean manufacturing or Six Sigma philosophies. In short, the more times you touch something the greater chances there are for error. Conversely, reducing waste or redundant [...]

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Simon Spotlight: Durham, N.C. Data Center

Across much of the 48,000 sq. ft. roof of a large data center in Durham, N.C. were heavy concrete pavers, which were initially installed to protect the roof from falling ice off of a nearby tower. Over the years, these pavers began creating problems. Building movement was causing stress at the flashing points, and repair [...]

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Consequential Damage

We can sum up the importance of timely action on roof leaks in two words – consequential damage.
Water entering your building does way more than deteriorate the external components of the roof system. It even does more than shorten the lifespan of the roof itself. It can wreak havoc on your building’s interior, adding exponential costs and losses.

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Roofing Safety: Core Value Applied to Work and Home

A commitment to rooftop safety is a way of life in commercial roofing. Walter Fluharty, V.P. of Environmental Health, Safety and Organization Development, discusses how Simon Roofing promotes safety to employees both on the job site and at home.

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Roofing Safety: Measuring Performance

Walter Fluharty, V.P. of Environmental Health, Safety and Organization Development, reveals which metrics Simon Roofing tracks to measure the effectiveness of its safety programs and procedures, including TRIR and near misses.

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Roofing Safety: Avoiding Falls from Heights

Falls from heights are the number one cause of fatalities in the construction industry. Simon Roofing’s Walter Fluharty offers tips to make sure any contractor accessing a commercial roof is safe while they’re working.

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Roofing Safety: Roles and Responsibilities

“If there is a safety incident on my roof, who would be held responsible?” It’s an important question for all building owners and facility managers. Walter Fluharty, V.P. of Environmental Health, Safety and Organization Development, discusses how Simon Roofing goes above and beyond in determining potential roofing hazards before even stepping on a roof.

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Roofing Safety: Best Practices for Working Around Skylights

Walter Fluharty, V.P. of Environmental Health, Safety and Organization Development at Simon Roofing, examines the safety practices that should be in place to protect against falls from skylights while on a commercial roof.

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Roofing Safety: The ABCs of PPE

From head to toe, suiting up in the correct personal protective equipment is crucial in completing a project in the safest manner. Simon Roofing’s Walter Fluharty outlines the appropriate equipment that each employee should wear to ensure they are working safely.

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A Keen Eye for Roofing Safety

When a roofing contractor is on your roof, safety should be their top priority. Walter Fluharty, V.P. of Environmental Health, Safety and Organization Development at Simon Roofing, reveals the top safety factors a building owner or facility manager should keep an eye out for when working is being done on their commercial roof.

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