Evansville, Indiana – Gribbins Insulation announces the hiring of Brian Whitledge as Safety Coordinator. Brian works in the Evansville office and reports to Safety Manager Adam Mayer. As one of three Safety Coordinators for Gribbins, Brian helps employees follow safety policies and ensures hazard free work environments for all company locations in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois, as well as jobsites throughout the US.
With a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University, Brian began working in industrial and commercial construction safety in Portland, Oregon in 2012 and earned his Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification in 2017. Brian started with Gribbins in June of 2020, and he was immediately impressed with his coworkers, stating, “What I enjoy most are the people. Everyone is very accommodating and willing to answer questions to help me settle in.”
Outside of work, Brian can often be found at his farming operation in St. Wendel, Indiana where he grows corn, soybeans, wheat, and hay and also raises cattle. He especially enjoys tractor rides with his two children, Blair (4) and James (6). With his wife, Carlie, he also raises chickens and maintains a large garden at their home.
Founded in 1985, Gribbins Insulation is a commercial and industrial mechanical insulation contractor serving the Midwestern United States. Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, the company has five branch offices in Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky, and employs about 250 people throughout its footprint.