Snow Issues and Roofs: Useful Information Guide
By Roof Online Staff • Updated October 8, 2022
External Sources & References for Information on Roof Snow Issues
4. Safety: “Falls and Other Hazards to Workers Removing Snow from Rooftops and Other Elevated Surfaces“. From OSHA. Recommended reading for anyone planning to remove snow from a roof.
6. Technical: “Framing: Snow Loads on Roofs” succinctly explains the interaction between pitched roof structures and snow loads. Why you shouldn’t remove all the snow from one side of a roof before the other side. From the Journal of Light Construction, 2008.
8. Technical: Design: “Minimizing the Adverse Effects of Snow and Ice on Roofs” is a design-oriented article from 2001 available at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center website. It’s not overly technical and provides a good overview of snow and ice issues.