Dangers of hanging holiday lights on roofs

DENVER -- Love ‘em or hate ‘em, we hang ‘em every year.

And every year, like clockwork, emergency rooms get ready for the influx of broken bones. Getting ready for Rudolph can be hazardous to your health.

Ta Chea is a professional holiday light installer for Swingle tree and landscape company.

He’s been doing it since 1985, so if you are thinking about going top side on your roof, Chea has some candid advice.

Don’t do it.

If OSHA does not allow the pros to prance on your roof, why should you be there?

In addition to saving your back, you can also save some greenbacks, too.

LED lighting has come way down the last few years and is very affordable.