Padebco receives OSHA SHARP certification

Padebco Full Service Boatyard & Custom Boat Builder is the 60th Maine business to be recognized by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program.

SHARP certification requires small business employers to partner with OSHA’s consultation services program, participate in a comprehensive on-site audit similar to an OSHA inspection, correct any identified hazards and operate with an exemplary worksite health and safety plan. There are fewer than 2,000 SHARP certified companies across the United States.

“Padebco is committed to workplace safety and we are very proud to attain SHARP certification. We value our crew, and their workplace safety and health is paramount to Padebco Full Service Boatyard & Custom Boat Builder. We are grateful for the assistance of SafetyWorks!, Maine’s Department of Labor on-site consultation services,” said Leon and Sara MacCorkle, owners of Padebco.

Padebco Full Service Boatyard & Custom Boat Builder is a Maine builder of custom Downeast-style, fiberglass boats. Its custom boats range from 17- to 32-foot cruisers, center consoles and walkarounds. Padebco’s boatyard offers storage and marine services for sail and powerboats. It is an ABYC member, Yanmar dealer and it services HamiltonJets.

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