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Under One Roof

Canadian Roofing Reference Manual

1.7 Ladders, Scaffolds & Roof Jacks

One of the most hazardous conditions facing the roofer is the need to get up on to and down from a roof. In some cases, access through penthouses, fixed or ships ladders is provided. Many times, however, the roofer must use a ladder or scaffolding to get on to the roof to actually do the work.