GTA focuses on safety and has been successful at developing a company-wide culture of safety. To further entrench our commitment to safety, we have hired a full-time dedicated Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS). We are pleased to announce that Michael V. Whiteman has joined GTA!
As our Director of Safety, Mike manages all aspects of GTA’s safety program and is responsible for the health, safety, and training for 275+ employees within a seven state area. Mike conducts site safety audits, job hazard analyses, and ongoing safety and safety stand down meetings.
Mike has 18 years of experience as a safety officer working for industrial and construction companies in the residential, commercial, industrial, and energy markets. In addition to his COSS certification, Mike holds numerous and varying National Safety Council certificates and Competent Person Certificates. He is a TWIC Card Holder, is OSHA certified, has received training and certifications in other pertinent industry related courses, and receives ongoing training, as necessary.
The added level of safety awareness that Mike brings to GTA personnel on a regular basis will strengthen our ability to make work sites safer for us and our clients.