With the latest data showing on-the-job fatalities increased by nearly 6 percent in 2022 -- and construction again near the top of the list of causes -- roofing contractors should be focusing on safety while working at heights.

In this important video, Tammy Clark, of Michgan-based Tammy K. Clark Companies, takes viewers on-site to a commercial roofing job in downtown Detroit to discuss ladder safety.

With the help of actual roofers and RC Publisher Jill Bloom, Clark walks through the most critical safety tips and what to watch out for with employees when it comes to ladders.

One of the big misconceptions is that OSHA restricts roofers from carrying loads up ladders, when it all amounts to balance.