cite2small-400CITE’s primary instructor, Greg Hoole, started his safety career 1986 working for various construction equipment sales and rental companies. During his career, he was involved in business management, accident prevention, investigation & risk management. Greg has 19 years of equipment instructor experience and has been a professional equipment instructor for fifteen years and a first aid instructor for the last twelve years. Greg holds an OSHA Safety and Health Specialist certificate for the construction industry and holds a number of OSHA certificates listed below.

  • OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Industry Outreach Instructor
  • OSHA Safety and Health Specialist
  • 2264 Confined Space Certificate
  • 3110 Fall Arrest Systems Certificate
  • 510 Construction Industry Standards
  • 511 General Industry Standards
  • 521 Industrial Hygiene Standards
  • 2225 Respiratory Protection

Professional instructor certificates include:

  • Mobile Equipment certified master instructor for Forklift, Aerial Work Platforms, Boom Manlift & Scissor Lift
  • American Heart Association First Aid, CPR & AED instructor
  • OSHA Outreach Instructor
  • OSHA Construction Industry Specialist
  • OSHA General Industry Specialist
  • Fall Protection Competent Person
  • Fall Protection Qualified Person

Greg is a member of The American Society of Safety Engineers ASSE and the International Society For Fall Protection





CITE's lead equipment instructor, Mike Copsey, started his safety career in the early 80's. Over the last 12 years Mike was a primary safety equipment instructor for Star Rentals of Portland. Mike possesses a strong equipment back ground with a great ability to recognize existing and potential job site hazards. Mike holds various equipment safety and instructor certificates including:

  • Powered Industrial Truck Safety Instructor
  • Class 1, 4 & 5 Forklift Instructor
  • Class 3 Forklift Instructor
  • Class 7 Forklift Instructor
  • Aerial Boomlift Instructor
  • Aerial Scissor Lift Instructor
  • AWP Instructor