LABC Warranty toolbox talk - Roofs


1 hour


David Eaton, Senior Technical Development Co-Ordinator

Course contents

This course focuses on common defects found in pitched roofs. Spending an hour on your site with an LABC Warranty trainer, your learners will explore typical roofing types, typical roofing materials, and the main problem areas in roof construction.

This includes:

  • Covering materials like underlay and battens.
  • Fixing materials.
  • Fire stopping.
  • Flashing and weather details.
  • Good practice in roof construction.

Your LABC Warranty trainer will highlight common defects found on site when dealing with with pitched roof construction, and how to avoid the most common issues found by LABC Warranty risk surveyors.

Learners will also be equipped with the common theory behind the standards in the LABC Warranty Technical Manual, what our standards are, and why we ask for those standards to be met.

This course is delivered exclusively in-person, at a site of your choosing.


Ideal for

  • Site managers
  • Roofers
  • Foremen
  • Contractors

It is recommended that any attendees have knowledge of construction to get the most out of this session.

Course availability and Pricing

Delivered on site at a venue of your choice

£395 + VAT

Maximum 16 delegates

About your instructor

David Eaton, Senior Technical Development

David Eaton has been teaching in the construction sector for more than twenty years, having started his career as a joiner and carpenter.

Since 2017, David has moved into technical training, working with internal and external staff to raise standards in construction.


David Eaton - LABC Warranty Technical Academy - Training


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