Industry Name

Roofing Contractors

Comments

There is sufficient evidence that exposure to coal-tar pitches in paving and roofing workers caused lung cancer. [IARC 2012] See the agent "Coal tar pitch volatiles."

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in roofing. This industry also includes establishments treating roofs (i.e., spraying, painting, or coating) and installing skylights. The work performed may include new work, additions, alterations, maintenance, and repairs.

Category

Construction

NAICS Code

238160

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