Formetco, Inc., the largest full service supplier to the outdoor advertising industry, is pleased to announce Safety Director Jim Poage has successfully passed the Board of Certified Safety Professionals exam and is now recognized as being a Certified Safety Professional.

“The Certified Safety Professional designation is considered to be the gold standard of a safety professional. It’s recognition that you have diverse experience and knowledge in an industry many people don’t have skills in,” says Poage. “I am very proud, and I look forward to helping Formetco and Formetco’s clients by utilizing what I have learned.”

With his new certification, Poage will lead an upcoming week-long safety workshop for individuals across the nation. The event will be hosted by Formetco on October 1-4, 2018 at its facility in Duluth, GA. Poage will teach best safety policies and classes including an out-of-home tailored 10 Hour OSHA training class, First Aid and CPR Training, Climber Safety, Proper Structure & Safety Equipment Inspection, How Safety Programs Affect Your Insurance, and many more. To register for this safety workshop, visit https://formetco.regfox.com/2018-fall-formetco-safety-event.

Poage began his career in the Out of Home industry more than 20 years ago as one of the first safety professionals in the industry designated to safety monitoring and implementation as a full time role. Currently, Poage teaches at Independent Billboard Operator meetings, has been a keynote speaker for the Outdoor Advertising Association of America and is a member of the American National Standards Institute Z359 committee.

In addition to his new certification, Poage has been certified as a Safety Management Specialist and an Associate Safety Professional from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He also has his Safety Management Practitioner certification from the Institute of Safety and Health Management.

About Formetco
Over the past 50 years Formetco has grown from a poster panel manufacturer to the world’s largest full-service supplier to the OOH industry. Today, Atlanta-based Formetco is the world’s largest full-service outdoor advertising supplier. With more than 50 years of outdoor innovation, Formetco offers all outdoor advertising needs, from LED digital billboards, entertainment boards and sports scoreboards to billboard installation hardware and safety equipment. All products are designed for reliability and efficiency.

For more information about Formetco, please call 1-800-FORMETCO or visit http://formetco.com.