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Roofing

Common Roofing Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Abrasive Material Handling

Handling asphalt, tar paper and wood shingles will scrape up your hands. 

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92743PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

UT2953

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 13 Gauge...

9676

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  13 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Shell Cut Resistant Work...

1702

Big Jake A+ Side Leather Palm Work Gloves 2.75 Inch Safety Cuff Palm Lined with DuPont™...

Chemicals

Roof installation involves chemical sealants, adhesives, and cleaners.  Be prepared when this specific application comes into play!

6016B

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology Black Disposable Nitrile Gloves Powder Free Industrial Food...

6018

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology Blue Disposable Nitrile Gloves Powder Free Industrial Food...

5319

Nitri-Chem™ Flock Lined Green Nitrile Gloves Industrial Grade 13 Inches in Length 15 mil Thickness

5340

Flock Lined Gloves Blue Nitrile over Green Latex Industrial Grade 12 Inches in Length 28 mil...

Cut and Crush

Lifting and carrying metal panels presents definite dangers to a worker’s back-of-hand when installing.

36136HP

Leather Drivers Cut Resistant Work Gloves Grain Goatskin Leather with Hypermax™ Liner TPR Back of...

MU3634K

Mustang Utility Leather Drivers Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm Lined and Sewn with DuPont™...

KV200

MCR Safety Cut Pro® ForceFlex® Mechanics Work Gloves  Cut Resistant Kevlar® Lining TPR on Back...

MC500

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 10 Gauge...

Dirty Gloves

Worn out gloves can easily soil and scratch a metal panel’s surface. 

PD2906

Predator® Mechanics Work Gloves Textured PVC Coated Palm Tire Tread Pattern TPR Back of Hand...

MC503

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves DSM...

UT2952

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Orange Nitrile...

MO991

MCR Safety Mechanics Gloves Mossy Oak Shadow Grass® Blades® Camouflage Pattern Grain Goatskin...

Dust

Roofing produces a lot of dust.  Lined eyewear that fits close to your to your cheeks and eyebrows is a must for these workers.

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HDX110PF

HDX1 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX6® Anti-Fog Coating Removable Elastic Strap

RP31BPF

Swagger® RP3 Series Black Foam Lined Safety Glasses Brown MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Interchangeable...

UD217

Swagger® UD2 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Silver...

RP310PF

Swagger® RP3 Series Black Foam Lined Safety Glasses Clear MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Interchangeable...

Exposed Lower Body

MCR Safety’s coveralls, jeans and Hi-Vis pants will keep a roofer’s lower legs from being exposed.

CCMN

Flame Resistant (FR) Navy Blue Max Comfort™ 100% Cotton Material Long Sleeve Contractor Coverall

CCMT

Flame Resistant (FR) Tan Max Comfort™ 100% Cotton Material Long Sleeve Contractor Coverall

P1D

Flame Resistant (FR) Jeans Max Comfort™ 14.75 oz. 100% FR Denim CAT 2 HRC2 / ATPV 21 cal/cm2

CLELC

Luminator™, ANSI 107 Class E, Hi-Viz polyester elastic waist pants, dual 2” silver...

High Visibility

Work performed around moving vehicles, means workers need to be seen.  Hi-Vis gear alerts workers to a worker’s presence. Don’t forget about Hi-Vis gloves too!

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CL2ML2

Class 2 Safety Vest Mesh Fabric with Dual 2 Inch Silver Stripes Tear-Away Design with Hook and...

SURVCL2LS

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest, ANSI 107 Type R Class 2 Mesh Fabric, 3 Inch Orange / Silver ForceFlex®...

SURVCS2PO

Safety Vest, ANSI Class 2 & CSA Z96, 4 Inch Silver/Orange reflective, zipper, back plan pocket,...

954

MCR Safety HyperFit® Hi-Vis Orange Mechanics Work Gloves Synthetic Leather Palm Reflective Logo...

Hot Metal

Materials heated by exposure from the sun are always a concern.  Be sure to check out our blog piece on ITC Heat Testing.

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MC504

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Heat and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Corded...

9686

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Split Leather Palm

901

MCR Safety Mechanics Gloves Supple Grain Deerskin Palm Adjustable Hook and Loop Wrist...

3204K

Leather Drivers Work Gloves Select Grade Cow Grain Leather Kevlar™ Lined with Keystone Thumb

Hot Temperatures

Short-sleeved Hi-Vis shirts with Wicking properties ensure workers stay comfortable.  

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STSL

T-Shirt, Short Sleeve, polyester jersey material, No Reflective Stripes, chest pocket, lime

STSCL2MSL

T-Shirts, Class 2, Short Sleeve, Birdseye mesh 2" Silver Stripes, Chest Pocket, Shaded Torso, Lime

STSCL2MO

T-Shirt, Class 2, Short Sleeve, Birds eye mesh, 2" Silver Reflective Stripes, chest pocket, orange

FFSTC2SL

Class 2 Short Sleeve T-Shirt Polyester Birdseye Mesh Fabric 3 Inch Orange / Silver Stripes Left...

Impact

Heavy lifting exposes your hands to back-of-hand injuries.  Check out our Impact protection page!

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PD2903

Predator® Mechanics Work Gloves Premium Cow Grain Leather Palm D3O® Foam Padded Palm Tire Tread...

MO100

ForceFlex™ Mechanics Work Gloves Shadow Grass® Blades® Pattern Camo Gloves Breathable Back, Palm...

KV200

MCR Safety Cut Pro® ForceFlex® Mechanics Work Gloves  Cut Resistant Kevlar® Lining TPR on Back...

36136HP

Leather Drivers Cut Resistant Work Gloves Grain Goatskin Leather with Hypermax™ Liner TPR Back of...

Impaired Vision

Flying material and debris are everywhere in construction.  Roofers using a nail gun, shingle strippers, tin snips, power saws and air compressors must always be prepared and protected. 

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CL410AF

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Earplug Retaining...

UD210DC

Swagger® UD2 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Clear...

MOUD110PF

Mossy Oak® Blades® Swagger® UD1 Series Camouflage Safety Glasses Mossy Oak Shadow Grass® Blades®...

DM1320PF

Dominator™ DM3 Series Clear MAX6® Lenses - Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Clear Frame Color with Blue...

Inclement Weather

The weather is always changing.  Might make sense to have some breathable raingear close-by. 

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800JH

Concord Series .35mm Neoprene / Nylon Rainwear Jacket with Attached Hood

VBBCL3L

Luminator™, Two tone value bomber jacket, Class 3, insulated rain jacket, fluorescent lime/black,...

VBS120

16 Inch Black PVC Work Boots Steel Toe with Cleated Sole Polyester Interior Lining Over the Sock...

BP2CL3O

Luminator™, 2-in-1 Bomber jacket with removable zip out fleece liner, PU/Cotton Polyester...

Kneeling

Our Ultratech rain suit comes pre-made with knee inserts.

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UT38BP

UltraTech® Polyester with breathable PU coating, Class E bib pant, Dual 2” Silver...
New

UT38JH

UltraTech® Polyester with breathable PU coating, Class 3, Jacket w/attached adjustable storm...

954

MCR Safety HyperFit® Hi-Vis Orange Mechanics Work Gloves Synthetic Leather Palm Reflective Logo...

967315

MCR Safety NXG® Work Gloves 15 Gauge Gray Nylon Shell Nitrile Foam Palm and Fingertips

UT2953

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 13 Gauge...

N9878BNF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Kevlar® Shell NFT® Coated Palm and...

Noise

The CL4 eyewear style is equipped so earplugs serve as the eyewear lanyard.

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CL410AF

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Earplug Retaining...

CL412

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Gray Lens Earplug Retaining Technology Temples Hold...

CL417

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Silver Mirror Lens Earplug Retaining Technology Temples...

CL419

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Indoor Outdoor Clear Mirror Lens Earplug Retaining...

9672DT5

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology / Steel Shell Cut Resistant Work...

92743PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

9687

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Latex Coated Palm and...

92720NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  10 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut and Puncture Resistant Work Gloves Nitrile Foam...

Sharp Objects

Metal roofing material is pre-formed sheet metal.  Metal Roof installation can cut up one’s hand on the sharp edges real quick!

Learn More About Sharp Objects Protection

UT2953

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 13 Gauge...

9178LO

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Orange Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Latex Foam Coated...

9828PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX® Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

9174OT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge DuPont™ Orange Kevlar® Cut Resistant Sleeves with Elbow Gusset 14...

UV Radiation

Standing on a roof puts you just a little closer to the Sun.  Polarized eyewear is this worker’s best friend and reduces eye strain, along with glare from metal panels.

Learn More About UV Radiation Protection

MOUD117BZDC

Mossy Oak® Blades® Swagger® UD1 Series Camouflage Safety Glasses Mossy Oak Shadow Grass® Blades®...

DM131RZ

Dominator™ DM3 Series Safety Glasses with Polarized Fire Mirror Lenses Gun Metal Frame Color with...

SR112Z

Swagger® SR1 Series Black Safety Glasses with Gray Polarized Lenes Soft Non-Slip Nose Piece and...

UD128BZ

Swagger® UD1 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Blue...

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MCR Safety High Visibility Vest

Hi Vis

MCR Safety’s Hi-Vis safety gear (PPE) offers the best protection for those working in dangerous environments.

Eye Protection

From ANSI to military ballistic impact resistance, we offer an assortment of function and fashion. Assorted lens offerings as well as multiple frame sizes provide a style for both work and play.
MCR Safety Magnifiers

Magnifiers / Readers

MCR Safety Magnifiers enhance the wearer's overall vision. This technology allows one to see more precisely and closer to the fine print!
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Polarized

A polarized lens blocks out glare from above and reflected light from below.
MCR Safety Sealed Eyewear

Sealed Eyewear

Flying debris, dirt, dust and flying materials can impair your vision and cause hazards that can be avoided with the proper protection with sealed eyewear.
MCR Safety MAX 6

MAX6™

MAX6™ technology offers 6x greater Anti-Fog Protection without sacrificing style and comfort.
MCR Safety MAX36 Lens Coating

MAX36™

MAX36™ technology offers 6x greater Anti-Fog Protection and 3X better Anti-Scratch protection without sacrificing style and comfort.
MCR Safety Cut Hazard

Cut Protection

Cut hazards are everywhere in daily life. You can't afford to be using the wrong safety gear.
Pinch Hazard

Impact Protection

Protect your hands from falling objects and pinch points with MCR Safety's impact resistant technology.
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Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR)

Superior back of hand protection, the "Forgotten Zone", with Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR). Full flexibility and range of motion derived from rubber's elasticity.

MCR Safety Logo Why MCR Safety Products? MCR Safety Logo

MCR Safety manufactures and supplies Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Simply put, WE PROTECT PEOPLE!  We are known world-wide for our extensive product line depth surrounding gloves, glasses, and garments spanning across numerous industries.  We offer the total package of safety gear encompassing industrial gloves, safety glasses, protective garments, welding gear, industrial boots, Flame Resistant (FR) gear, face shields, and much more.  From a glove standpoint alone, MCR Safety manufacturers and supplies over 1,000 different style gloves. Here are some of the many reasons MCR Safety is your go to source for PPE:

  • Global PPE manufacturer, with operations stretching across 5 continents. 
  • Direct manufacturer of over 50% of all product, ensuring the highest level of quality. 
  • In conjunction with quality control measures resulting from direct manufacturing, our ITC Innovations Technology Center ensures another layer of testing glove quality. The ITC Lab is the only ISO 17025 accredited lab to perform ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 cut resistance, abrasion resistance, puncture resistance, and conductive heat resistance testing in North America. We offer no cost testing for users interested in knowing the quality level of current PPE being worn or for potential new products being considered.
  • Winner of multiple new product innovation awards, most recently being the DM3 eyewear
  • Dedicated 360° Safety Specialists ready for onsite PPE consultations.

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