NORTH EAST ROOFING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION

The North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) represents premier roofing professionals.  Our territory is made up of the northeast region including: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This site is for the roofing contractor as well as architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, developers, business owners, and general contractors.  We have hundreds of Contractor members and Associate members representing a wide segment of the roofing industry.  Our Association provides training to roof professionals on a variety of topics.  We also hold one of the biggest roofing conventions in the country.

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Upcoming Events

Killer Contract Clauses Webinar - December 5 @ 1:00 pm

Join Philip Siegel of Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel for a discussion on Killer Contract Clauses.

This course will discuss the top 10-15 contract clauses that roofing contractors commonly face when presented with a contract from a general contractor or owner.  We will discuss the legal consequences of these clauses.  We will also discuss how to revise these clauses so that they are more equitable for the roofing contractor.

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Featured Events

The Contractors Gameplan Seminar - November 28 @ 3:00 pm

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2019 NERCA Convention - March 20, 2019

Save the Date for the 2019 Convention.

March 20th and 21st at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Upcoming News

Notice on Anti-Harassment and Nondiscrimination Policies

All employers are aware of the new climate surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace. #MeToo and other viral movements have led to a more than 12% increase in sexual harassment claims according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a 22% leap in the amount of money paid out in settlements by employers from $47.5 million in FY17 to $70 million in FY18. This represents a dramatic shift in the way employers must deal with the possibility of a sexual harassment claim. (more…)

OSHA Video on Soil Testing for Trenches

Recently, OSHA published an 11 minute video on determining soil types for trenches.  With trench work being one of the most hazardous working conditions, we encourage all of our employers to view it!

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3M DBI-SALA Fall Protection Recall

3M Fall Protection has detected a small quantity of DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Lifelines that are defective due to an assembly error. This notice only applies to the 16 ft version of the Talon; no other versions of the Talon are affected by this condition. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries

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NERCA’s Crane Operator Certification Guide

The new federal Crane Operator Certification Rule is effective November 2018.  Check out this guidance document created by NERCA regarding the federal rule, state license laws, and third party certification! (more…)

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