At E.T. Gresham Company, our top priorities are the safety of our workforce and prevention of accidents, followed closely by quality of workmanship and efficient service.

Safety Director Mike Oehler

Mike joined E.T. Gresham as a part-time employee in 2000 while serving as a first responder with the Portsmouth Fire Department. Over his 26-year career, he rose through the ranks to Battalion Chief, served on the Technical Rescue Team, and maintained an EMT Certification. After retiring from the fire department in 2016, Mike joined E.T. Gresham full-time as Safety Director. His responsibilities include OSHA compliance, jobsite safety enforcement, and employee safety training. His background as a first responder and his 20 years of industry experience makes Mike uniquely qualified to serve in this capacity.

YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 20
YEARS WITH FIRM: 20

CERTIFICATIONS / TRAINING

  • OSHA 30
  • EM 385-1-1
  • VA Commercial Driver’s License Class A
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • First Aid & CPR Certified
  • Firefighter II
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • National Incident Management Certificates
  • Fire Ground Safety Officer
  • Fire Instructor II
  • SCBA Repair Technician
  • Incident Command System
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