Preferred Window and Door Receives OSHA Certification

Preferred Window and Door obtains certification from OSHA to create a safer work environment for employees.

Online PR News – 06-August-2013 – Lynwood, IL – August 5, 2013: – Preferred Window And Door in Lynwood, Illinois, announced that they have completed OSHA certification training. OSHA, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, provides employers and employees with training that aims to prevent health and safety dangers in the workplace. Training has also been completed to insure that Preferred Window and Door can further train its employees to comply with the Occupational Safety And Health Act.

Preferred Window and Door provides entry doors, garage doors, and windows throughout Chicago, the suburbs, and NW Indiana. By receiving OSHA Certification, Preferred hopes to create the safest possible working conditions for its employees. In addition to the employee safety, OSHA certification will allow Preferred Window and Door to obtain more high profile projects. Many large companies looking to replace windows, doors, or overhead garage doors, require the installation company that is doing the work to operate under the safety guidelines set forth by OSHA. If a company is not in compliance with those guidelines, fines will be levied against the company. By receiving the training and certification from OSHA, Preferred Window and Door can now meet those standards.

“OSHA Certification is very important to us as a company,” said Andy Birkett, owner of Preferred Window and Door. “There are many hazardous situations that can be encountered on any job, on any day. The training that we received allows us to limit accidents and keep all of our employees safe. After all, a safe workplace is also a very productive workplace. When our team is aware of all dangers they are more confident and perform their duties exceptionally well,” he said.

By being OSHA certified Preferred Window and Door now has a better understanding of local, federal, and state regulations involved in the installation of entry doors, commercial overhead doors, residential garage doors, and windows. Preferred will also benefit from the OSHA training monetarily. It is a proven fact that educating employees and managers in workplace safety, and accident awareness, will reduce the amount of accidents that happen. This reduction in accidents results in savings from reduced employee injuries, reduced downtime, reduced equipment damage, and reduced related compensation costs.

Located in Lynwood, IL, Preferred Window and Door has been providing window, entry door, garage door, and overhead garage door installations for residential and commercial property owners in Lansing, IL, the Chicago suburbs, and NW Indiana since 1994. They pride themselves on offering superior products that are installed by highly skilled technicians. Preferred Window and Door provides residential and commercial window and door installations, replacements and repair. For more information about Preferred Window and Door’s OSHA certification and the training that they received, visit their website at, contact Ms. Ruth Siemer at 708-251-4883, or send and email to