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Sam Boak Honors Boak & Sons Employees' Commitment to Safety

Sam Boak Honors Boak & Sons Employees' Commitment to Safety The Ohio roofing contractor celebrates a safe season with a special holiday tradition.

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Dec. 30, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Dec. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As a roofing contractor, Boak & Sons knows a lot can go wrong with employee safety on a job site. However, with the proper resources and education, most accidents can be avoided. For over 40 years, Boak & Sons has been committed to providing a safe environment for its employees. To celebrate a 2018 roofing season well done, Sam Boak recognized his employees' hard through a special holiday tradition. The entire staff received an 18-20 pound turkey this year as a "Thank You" for their hard work.

"As a business owner, I take the wellbeing of my employees very seriously. They're like family," says Sam Boak. "We set ourselves to a high standard in the industry and live by two rules. One, safety is always first! Two, we never, ever cut a corner. Our employees' hard work exemplifies these two principles, and for that, we are very blessed. It was my pleasure to be able recognize a job well done in 2018 and celebrate by giving a turkey to everyone. It is always a great way to kick off the holiday season and this year was no exception."

Boak & Sons has a Safety Director on staff, as well as a safety council comprised of in-house installers. The goal of the council is to ensure that all safety programs developed and implemented are relevant to daily job responsibilities. The Safety Director works with outside companies to provider regular continuing safety education. In addition, Boak & Sons continually invests in training and equipment for their installers.

With the season ending for Ohio roofing contractors in early November, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to celebrate Boak & Sons' safety record. This year, all crews performed their work at the standard of safety set forth by the company, so the annual turkey tradition continued. Boak & Sons purchased over 200 turkeys! Every employee received one. In addition, there were roughly twenty turkeys left over. With help from staff, Sam Boak & others cooked and donated the extra turkeys for Thanksgiving dinners at local churches.

For more information about Sam Boak and the Boak & Sons commitment to safety, please contact Kellie Daley direct at 330-793-5646 or kdaley(at)

About Boak & Sons:

Boak & Sons, Inc. was founded by Sam Boak in 1974 as an insulation contractor. With the high energy costs of the 70's, Boak & Sons expanded early on into the roofing business. They offered economical roof installations through cutting edge technology and equipment, allowing customers to recoup even more in energy savings. Today, Boak & Sons is a residential and commercial contractor for roofing, insulation, sheetmetal, windows, siding, and gutters. Based in Youngstown, Ohio, the company serves customers in surrounding areas from Cleveland to Pittsburgh. For more information on Boak & Sons, visit their website at:


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Last Updated: 30-Dec-2018