MSHA EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-314125
This highly qualified mining and MSHA compliance expert has over 20 years of professional experience. He earned his BS in human resources from Geneva College. He is a certified safety professional and an associate in risk management. Additionally, this expert is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Formerly, he has served as the corporate safety director of the Florence Mining Company, and deputy administrator, chief of safety and health, and senior mine ...
Expert Witness: E-348063
This highly qualified expert has over 45 years of experience in the industrial hygiene and occupational health field. He earned his BS in chemistry and biology from the University of Alabama followed by an MS in environmental health engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He is a certified safety professional and certified industrial hygienist, as well as a licensed professional engineer. He is active in his field as a member of numerous professional societies, ...
Expert Witness: E-088788
This expert has spent 35+ years in the mining industry, during which reclamation planning/execution has been a focal point. His experience includes mine and reclamation planning, mine and reclamation plan permitting by way of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) under the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), implementation of best mining and reclamation practices, mine closure, and historic/legacy mine remediation. He began his own ...
Expert Witness: E-060467
This expert is a health & safety expert in oil and gas, construction and mining drawing on his advanced education and about 20 years experience teaching safety practices and techniques reducing incidents and reducing costs/losses. He has worked at a variety of mining, petroleum, and construction companies as their lead environmental health and safety specialist. He has extensive experience drafting and implementing safety and environmental programs and field safety audit ...
Expert Witness: E-037177
This highly qualified expert has more than 40 years of international experience in the development and implementation of occupational health, safety, and environmental (HSE) management systems within the petroleum, petrochemical,manufacturing, and construction industries. He is an advisor to management on regulatory compliance with worldwide agencies such as BSEE, EC, OSHA, HSE, PSA, SSM, DEA, USCG, MSHA, MMS, NOPSA and other applicable industry standards and codes. He ...
Expert Witness: E-010639
This highly-qualified expert has 20+ years of experience in the occupational safety industry both as an educator and consultant in the field. She has 20 years of experience in safety management, 16 years in safety consulting, and 20 years of teaching safety courses at top ranking accredited Universities. She has a Masters from Indiana University in Occupational Health and Safety and a B.S. in Safety Management from Indiana University. She is licensed in Accident, ...
Expert Witness: E-009248
This expert has over 10 years of professional experience in OSHA & MSHA advisory services, specifically as it relates to hazardous materials management, oil & gas rig safety, environmental engineering, and fire safety. He earned a Master of Occupational Safety & Health/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University and a PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Safety Professional through Board of Certified Safety ...
Expert Witness: E-008462
This qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in planing and developing mining operations. He holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University and is certified as a Safety and MHSA Instructor. Registered as a Professional Engineer in 25 states, he has worked on projects across the U.S. including projects in South America and Kuwait. Altogether, his experience amounts to nearly $2 billion dollars worth of construction projects. He currently works ...

MSHA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Mining expert witness advises on crane accident that injured mine workers MSHA Expert Case

A mining expert witness advises on a case involving mine workers who were injured when a crane toppled. Plaintiff was working at a mine when a crane collapsed at the work site. The crane was moving a tube in a clockwise direction with the front crawler of …