Boak & Sons employees enroll in safety training courses to increase safety efforts in 2022

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — In outside contracts, safety is strictly regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. Outside contractor companies are required to file detailed reports of work-related injuries and incidents, and failure to comply with OSHA safety requirements can result in hefty fines. At Boak & Sons, Inc., safety is their number one rule. To help promote safety in the company, Sam Boak, president and founder of Boak & Sons, Inc., ensures that crews undergo regular safety training. However, Boak & Sons has also increased its office staff over the past two years. Office staff are responsible for filing and tracking OSHA requirements, and the accuracy of these reports is critical. that’s why Sam Boak enrolled members of its office staff in OSHA training throughout 2022 and partnered with experienced security company, SCT.

Boak & Sons, Inc. is a residential and commercial exterior construction company in Youngtown, Ohio which specializes in roofing, siding, sheet metal, gutters and insulation. With more than 135 employees, the company follows strict safety rules to ensure the safety of employees on construction sites. The safety of these employees begins with the training courses offered by OSHA.

“Safety is our number one rule,” Boak said. “It is not enough for our crews to do the right thing on a job site alone. It is important that our office staff know what constitutes an OSHA report versus what we simply need to record for our own documentation. This process is a crucial part of a culture of safety in our industry, and the more training we receive, the safer our business will be.”

Boak & Sons employees will continue to schedule new OSHA training throughout the year to achieve certification in several areas. Many of these courses will help these employees learn more about fall and injury protection, which is a large part of outdoor contracts. Other training topics include hazardous materials, fire prevention, personal protective equipment, occupational health and environmental control, and many more. These courses are conducted by certified professionals as part of their standard to prevent injury, illness or death on the job.

About Boak & Sons:
Boak & Sons, Inc. was founded by Sam Boak in 1974 as an insulation contractor. With the high energy costs of the 1970s, Boak & Sons expanded into the roofing business early on. They offered cost-effective rooftop installations with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, allowing customers to recoup even more energy savings. Today, Boak & Sons is a residential and commercial roofing, insulation, sheet metal, siding and guttering contractor. Situated at Youngtown, Ohiothe company serves customers in the surrounding areas of Cleveland, Akronand Canton for Cranberry and Pittsburgh. For more information about Boak & Sons, visit their website at:

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