OSHA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Unsupervised Employee Seriously Injured By Industrial Machinery OSHA Expert Case

This case involves an employee that was initiating a wash-out for a filling machine. He was left alone to perform this task with no direction from the manager in spite of the fact that he had no formal training in this process. The employee removed the …

Allegedly Defective Chainsaw Injures Logging Industry Veteran OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a man with 25 years of experience in the logging industry. The man was performing work at a local park, and the client provided the man with an older chainsaw to do the job. When the man first turned on the chainsaw, it kicked back viol …

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident OSHA Expert Case

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident

…  from the hatch and did not have 3 points of contact per OSHA requirements. The property owner hired a safety consultant prior to the …

Unsafe Truck Trailer Door Causes Significant Brain Injury OSHA Expert Case

Unsafe Truck Trailer Door Causes Significant Brain Injury

This case involves a worker who was performing his job at a receiving facility for an electrical generation facility that burnt garbage. At the time of the incident in question, the man was helping to empty a truck that had just arrived at the facility. Th …

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry OSHA Expert Case

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry

This case involves an individual who was fatally injured when a rock crusher malfunctioned. He was operating a rock crusher while working in the course and scope of his employment at a large rock quarry. While he was operating the rock crusher, an alarm we …

Electrical Explosion in Warehouse Causes Significant Burns OSHA Expert Case

Electrical Explosion in Warehouse Causes Significant Burns

This case involves a man who was injured while attempting to perform electrical work for a large warehouse owned by an international logistics company. The man was working in a confined area in the lower level of the building and had to crawl through a sma …

Construction Worker Suffers Significant Injuries After Falling Into Ditch OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a construction worker who was seriously injured after falling into a ditch on a construction site. On the date of the incident in question, the man was working as a an electrician during the installation of a section of underground power …

Oil Field Worker is Seriously Injured in Vehicle Roll Over Accident OSHA Expert Case

This case involves a man who was seriously and permanently injured while working as an employee at an oil drilling site. At the time of the incident in question, the man had been tasked with operating a tracked vehicle that was equipped with a drilling app …

Worker Suffers Permanent Injuries in Loading Dock Accident OSHA Expert Case

Worker Suffers Permanent Injuries in Loading Dock Accident

This case involves a warehouse employee who suffered permanent and debilitating injuries due to an allegedly defective loading dock design. On the date of the incident in question, the worker had been tasked with unloading a trailer full of avocados that h …