OSHA EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-163839
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in commercial insurance and occupational safety. He earned his BA in philosophy from Allegheny College and is an associate of risk management and associate of underwriting through the AICPCU/The Institutes, as well as an OSHA-authorized general industry instructor and a certified occupational health and safety technician. He began his career as a reporter, news editor, and photographer for the Bear Paw Sentinel and ...
Expert Witness: E-493694
This qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the field of property management. He earned his BA in history from Stanford University. He holds numerous certifications, which include OSHA construction site safety, property management, commercial investment, and forensic litigation consulting. He is a member of several real estate associations, including the Institute of Real Estate Management and the National Association of Residential Property Managers. This ...
Expert Witness: E-485664
This expert has over 35 years of experience in the field of construction safety. He earned his BBA in finance from the University of Utah and is a licensed general contractor in California. He is board certified as a construction health and safety technician and as a safety and health manager. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He previously served as an instructor at the OSHA training institute, as the safety director at Nielsen Dillingham ...
Expert Witness: E-328995
This expert has nearly 30 years of experience in safety management specializing in the maritime and construction industries. After serving with the US Coast Guard for 6 years, he went on to work as a safety engineer for U.S. Marine, Powerwave Technologies, Zee Medical, and PTI. He also served as a forensic investigator for the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He is certified as an OSHA maritime instructor, as well as an authorized OSHA instructor for the ...
Expert Witness: E-300743
This qualified expert received his BA from Valparaiso University and is a licensed OSHA trainer for numerous courses. He has managed various construction safety projects including the installation and modification of industrial equipment valued at over a billion dollars. Formerly, he served as a night safety manager for Gallagher Kaiser at General Motors and as a safety manager for NKC American at Toyota Motor Manufacturing. He currently is the safety manager for a ...
Expert Witness: E-166729
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years in the Safety, Health and Risk Management field. After receiving his BS in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University, this expert went on to receive Master Certificates in Project Management and Executive Leadership for Safety Professionals from Boston University and Harvard University respectively. He also received his law degree from Champlain College. This expert is a member of the American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-112566
This expert is the current CEO of a Mastclimber Company that manufactures and installs mastclimbers on a wide range of buildings from the iconic Empire State Building to Nuclear power plants. He was a former advisor to the New York City Department of Buildings' Cranes and Derricks Division and still sits on the department's advisory board.
Expert Witness: E-063507
This expert has 38 years experience in Safety Engineering, Loss Prevention & Control, and Accident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis. She has 15 years in OSHA Outreach Training in General Industry and Construction Safety & Health Standards. Additionally, she has consulted with and taught OSHA outreach courses for several State and Federal Agencies, including the Texas Department of Transportation; U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey; U.S. Department ...
Expert Witness: E-045034
This expert was employed by USDOL/OSHA for 20 years. Following that federal service, he became a self-employed safety consultant in 1992. He is in the 25th year of that practice. He is the author of a textbook on OSHA and safety regulations. More than 350 of his articles, columns, and Q&As have been published in newsletters, magazines, etc. This expert specializes in hazard recognition and abatement, site inspection, accident/incident investigation, and citation ...
Expert Witness: E-024411
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of workplace safety and engineering management. He received his BS degree in construction science from Lonestar College and his MS degree in engineering management from Texas A&M University. He also obtained his health safety official certification at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the former owner of Providence Safety Consultants and the former Safety Director at Everest Construction Group. ...
Expert Witness: E-021123
This expert is a certified OSHA outreach instructor , teaches OSHA compliance, and has spent many years focusing on the safety direction for construction, oil and gas companies. He earned his Masters Degree in Occupational Safety & Health from Columbia Southern University and has held numerous safety management positions. In addition to his leadership roles in the oil and gas space, he is a licensed paramedic. Currently, this expert is the Owner and Operator of an ...

OSHA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Court Allows Marine Engineering Expert to Apply OSHA Regulations to Coast Guard Barge Inspection OSHA Expert Case

…  testimony was not reliable, as the expert referenced OSHA regulations and not the U.S. Coast Guard regulations in reaching his …  was unreliable, suggesting that he improperly applied OSHA regulations to the United States Coast Guard inspected barge. The plaintiff argued that even if OSHA regulations do not apply to Coast Guard inspected vessels, the regulations …

Loading Dock Accident Kills Forklift Driver OSHA Expert Case

Loading Dock Accident Kills Forklift Driver

…  crushing them. It was alleged that the worksite violated OSHA safety protocols regarding forklift use by allowing the driver and the …

Hazardous Work Conditions Allegedly Lead To Foreman’s Death OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a foreman who was killed in an unsafe work environment. The foreman was working on a sewer pipe when an inflatable plug exploded and struck him in the face. The foreman was rendered unconscious from the blow and suffered significant cra …

Forklift Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Fatal Accident On Movie Set OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a fatal forklift accident that occurred in a movie studio. During preproduction, the set crew was constructing a massive set which required steel beam framing. Prior to the start of preproduction, several crew members had received traini …

Construction Worker Is Electrocuted On Unsafe Site OSHA Expert Case

Construction Worker Is Electrocuted On Unsafe Site

…  before the personnel returned to work. An expert in OSHA and workplace safety with experience overseeing safety for similar …  to review the case and determine if the site violated any OSHA safety …

Worker Suffers Chemical Burns During Lead Paint Removal OSHA Expert Case

Worker Suffers Chemical Burns During Lead Paint Removal

This case involves a worker that was removing lead paint and asbestos from a facility. She was supplied with gloves to use that extended up to the middle of her forearm. However, the worker suffered significant chemical burns on her hands. It was alleged t …

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure OSHA Expert Case

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure

…  case involves an OSHA boiler inspector who worked on these boilers for over 30 years. The …  to asbestos in the boilers he was inspecting. An expert in OSHA boiler inspection and general workplace safety was sought to explain how a …

Fall Protection Harness Fails Causing Construction Worker To Fall 27 Stories OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a construction worker whose harness failed leading him to fall from a great height. The construction worker was working on a commercial real estate project and was on the twenty-seventh floor of the building. The harness, lanyard, and ro …

Negligent Forklift Operation Causes Severe Workplace Injury OSHA Expert Case

Negligent Forklift Operation Causes Severe Workplace Injury

This case involves an industrial worker who was standing on a ground loading trailer helping to load the flatbed with long pieces of PVC pipe. The pipes were being transported to the trailer by a front end loader with forks. Several pipes were positioned o …