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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OSHA Inspections Up from 2016-Still Near Record Lows

OSHA inspectors finished 32,396 inspections in FY 17. That’s up 1.4% from 2016 when there were the fewest inspections conducted in 20 years. Both are still well below peak years of the Obama administration, when the agency conducted more than 40,600 inspections in both fiscal 2011 and 2012.


Licensure Continuing Ed Requirements

Proper licensure is part of what separates us from a public perception of distrust. Therefore, we have to ensure our licenses are up to date. Massachusetts and Rhode Island are cracking down on unlicensed contractors and soon, many licenses will be expiring. (more…)

Contact NERCA for Hot Works Training

In an email to those currently registered as hot works trainers, the NFPA announced that Massachusetts has recently amended their state fire prevention regulations to require anyone performing hot work to have successfully completed the NFPA program. The NFPA also stated that they would be setting up a database for verifying who has completed the

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Safety Recall on MSA Gravity Welder Harnesses

 MSA a manufacturer of personal protective equipment has issued a safety recall on its Gravity Welder Harnesses.  Affected Harnesses are marked with one of the following part numbers and a manufacturing date from July 2015 through and including January 2018.   10151154  |  10158954  |  10158956  |  10158957 For more information, visit  or click

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