OSHA EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 Directory: 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 ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-011447
This expert is a qualified Safety Professional and holds the Certified Safety Management Practitioner Certification. He has 19 years Safety, Health and Environmental experience with 10 years in Concrete Pumping, and 9 years in other industry segments, and has 5 years in Risk Management and Loss control. Prior to starting his own consulting firm, spent 10 years as a Regional Safety Director at Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping. Before joining Brundage-Bone, he worked for the ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-001447
This expert has an extensive list of certifications and qualifications in health and safety. His work experience includes 30 years in occupational safety. He is the currently the President and founder of an environmental health and safety (EHS) services firm and provides expert witness services. He is a frequent trainer / presenter and has been an OSHA Authorized Instructor for General Industry and Construction Safety Courses since 1990. He provides instructor-trainer ...

OSHA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident OSHA Expert Case

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident

This case involves a worker who was picking up a load from a trucking company. The plaintiff went to their location and was required to put a tarp over the haul. There was no fall protection equipment available for the plaintiff to use while performing thi …

Negligent Forklift Maintenance Causes Fatal Warehouse Accident OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a warehouse worker who was injured while operating a forklift. As the worker was pulling the forklift to a stop, the forklift tipped over knocking into a shelf of heavy wood storage boxes. The shelf collapsed causing the storage boxes t …

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion OSHA Expert Case

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion

This case involves several explosions that occurred at a chemical plant in Michigan. A dangerous rainstorm forced the plant’s employees to evacuate the facility, leaving behind hazardous and toxic chemicals with no supervision. These chemicals required ref …

Construction Worker Injured By Falling Equipment OSHA Expert Case

Construction Worker Injured By Falling Equipment

This case involves a construction worker that was severely injured while working on a highway construction project in Minnesota. The project required the installation of concrete jersey barriers. As the barrier was being placed by a crane vehic …

Expert In OSHA Safety Standards Reviews Crane Lift Accident OSHA Expert Case

…  It was alleged that the construction site was not up to OSHA regulations and that the site manager failed to provide proper safeguards for their employees. An expert in OSHA regulations for large construction sites was sought to inspect the site in …

Thousands Of Miners Contract Lung Disease After Long-Term Exposure To Dust OSHA Expert Case

This is a class action case of several thousand miners suffering from lung fibrosis as a result of their exposure to dust over the last twenty years. This litigation alleged that the mining companies that owned or operated 100+ different mines were aw …

Forklift Alarm Design Blamed For Fatal Warehouse Accident OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a forklift driver in a warehouse who reversed into another worker in close proximity killing him. The forklift was equipped with a backup alarm which emits a blaring sound like a siren. It was alleged that because the alarm was locat …