Construction Safety Expert Witnesses

Construction safety expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on construction safety. The construction safety expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Mold, OSHA, Risk Management, Safety, and Slip Trip & Fall.

Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.

Arizona
Safety, OSHA - OSHA/MSHA compliance, Oil & gas safety, Mining safety, Construction safety, Manufacturing safety, Workplace fatalities, Forklift safety, Conveyor safety, Crushing equipment safety, Fall protection safety, Walking/working surfaces, Pipeline safety, Workplace injuries, Work zone safety
Provide safety expert witness for mining, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing workplace injuries, including Worker’s Compensation Subrogation matters. Provide services to plaintiff or defense. I have worked as a safety professional for companies involving mining, oil & gas and construction and manufacturing for over 19 years. I am an OSHA General Industry 10 & 30 Hour Authorized trainer, and oil & gas PEC Safeland Trainer for Basic and Core training, holder of Blue Card from MSHA for miner safety training. “Hydrogen Sulfide-Safety.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, Spring 2015. “Use of OSHA as Standard of Care Negligence Cases.” Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, March/April 2016. “Expert Safety Witness Role, Use of the OSH Act as Standard of Care in Common-Law Negligence Cases.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, February 2017. “Implementing an Effective OSH Program Without a Dedi...

Dr. Eric N Brown, CIH, CSP Indoor Environments

All states, but based in, California
Mold, Industrial Hygiene - Asbestos, Bad Faith, Construction Safety, Environmental, Ergonomics, Hazardous Materials, Human Factors Engineering, Industrial Hygiene & Mold, Landlord / Tenant, Lead Poisoning, Occupational / Environmental Health, OSHA, Safety, Wrongful Death
Dr. Eric N. Brown, CIH, CSP, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), with both certifications in good standing with the issuing boards. Dr. Brown holds a Doctorate in Public Health with an Industrial Hygiene specialization from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Master’s degree in Public Health with an Occupational Health specialization from the Medical College of Ohio. He has over 20 years of experience in: Health and Safety Industrial Hygiene Indoor Air Quality Exposure Assessments Heat Stress Litigation Support Dr. Brown has been a designated expert in hundreds of cases, been deposed dozens of times, and has testified successfully in both trials and arbitrations. His services are available to attorneys representing both plaintiff and defendant.

Peter Jaramillo, CIH Delta Bay Consultants, LLC

Antioch, California
Industrial Hygiene, OSHA - Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety, Occupational Health, Indoor Air Quality, Noise, Biological Hazards, Chemical Hazards, Construction Safety, Valley Fever, COVID-19, Environmental, Laboratory Safety, Emergency Preparedness, OSHA, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Workers Compensation
Peter Jaramillo, CIH has 35+ years of experience in the fields of Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety. As Principal Industrial Hygienist of Delta Bay Consultants, LLC, Peter performs air & noise monitoring; conducts indoor air quality investigations; develops health & safety programs; conducts hazard/risk assessments; performs ergonomics surveys; assesses work practices, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and emergency preparedness; evaluates confined space and ventilation issues; offers employee training/mentoring; acts as a technical resource, subject matter expert, and regulatory liaison; and provides Expert Witness Testimony and other Litigation Support on legal claims related to occupational health & safety. Peter has provided expert witness services for numerous cases involving exposures to Coccidioides immitis (the "Valley fever" pathogen) in the California Central Valley. He has also supported various cases involving exposures to both Chemical H...

Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.

Evergreen, Colorado
Safety, OSHA - OSHA/MSHA compliance, Oil & gas safety, Mining safety, Construction safety, Manufacturing safety, Workplace fatalities, Forklift safety, Conveyor safety, Crushing equipment safety, Fall protection safety, Walking/working surfaces, Pipeline safety, Workplace injuries, Work zone safety
Provide safety expert witness for mining, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing workplace injuries, including Worker’s Compensation Subrogation matters. Provide services to plaintiff or defense. I have worked as a safety professional for companies involving mining, oil & gas and construction and manufacturing for over 19 years. I am an OSHA General Industry 10 & 30 Hour Authorized trainer, and oil & gas PEC Safeland Trainer for Basic and Core training, holder of Blue Card from MSHA for miner safety training. “Hydrogen Sulfide-Safety.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, Spring 2015. “Use of OSHA as Standard of Care Negligence Cases.” Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, March/April 2016. “Expert Safety Witness Role, Use of the OSH Act as Standard of Care in Common-Law Negligence Cases.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, February 2017. “Implementing an Effective OSH Program Without a Dedi...

Hesham Ali, PhD, PE, CPM Sustainable Road Engineering

Sunrise, Florida
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - asphalt, pavement, construction inspection, materials testing, emulsion, road construction, maintenance of traffic, concrete, earthwork, traffic control plans, materials testing, materials laboratory, road failure, geotechnical engineering, deficiencies, construction safety, pavement engineering
Academic • 64 Publications • 3 Patents • $ 3+ Million in research funding • Principal Investigator in 10 federally-, state- and privately funded research projects • 3 year member in Faculty Senate • 4 years ASCE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor • Inventor of 3D Paving • Promoted to Professor rank in 2021. • Editorial Manager International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology • Host of 2 annual Infrastructure Sustainability seminars • 10 years full time position with Florida International University Technical • PhD in Civil Engineering • Professional Engineering license in the states of Florida and Maryland • Licensed Contractor (Broward County) • 30 years of progressive experience as an engineer, consultant and contractor in a variety of design and construction projects in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Maryland, Texas and Qatar. • Prequalified by FDOT for Construction and Engineering Inspection, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Design. • FDOT approv...

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, PhD, PE, CCP, CRIS Hastak Consulting Services, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana
Construction, Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Cost Overruns, Schedule Delays, Construction Safety, Modular Construction, Factory Built Construction, Infrastructure Planning, Data Center Construction, project risk management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Mitigation, Trade Secret Misappropriation
- Prof & Head (2007-Present) Construction Engrg and Mgmt, Purdue Univ. - Prof of Civil Engrg at Purdue Univ. - 30+ years work experience in the construction industry conducting research, teaching, and consulting. - Research funded by National, State, and Industry sources - Graduated 18 PhD and 40+ MS students as the Major Prof. - Regularly teach Professional construction courses - Offered 40+ invited lectures and keynotes around the world - Professional Engineer (PE) + Certified Cost Professional (CCP) + 30-Hour OSHA + Const Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) - Author and co-author of over 200 publications including journal and peer-reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and several other publications - Co-authored a popular book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics through McGraw-Hill (2015, 2nd Ed.) - Served on the Education Board of the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (2004-2016) - Edited two books for AACE the 6th edition of the Sk...

Mark Franklin Cove Acre Corp

Somerset, Massachusetts
Safety, OSHA - Construction Safety, General Industry Safety, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Slips, Trips, and Falls, Hazard Communication (Chemical), Fork Lift, Respiratory Protection, Machine Guarding, Aerial Lift Safety, Roofing Safety
Highly experienced workplace safety professional and trainer. Over 6,000 hours of teaching experience - covering more than 40 topics related to job safety. Investigated over 150 incidents including serious injuries, chemical spills, and equipment and facility damage. Twenty-three years of experience as an Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager in manufacturing, chemical, and construction industries. OSHA Training Institute (OTI) authorized trainer since 2005. Training topics include OSHA safety topics, chemical emergency response, shipping hazardous materials, powered industrial trucks, and aerial lifts. Experienced in industrial and construction incident investigation conducting initial investigation and root cause analyses for over 150 incidents including worker injuries, chemical spills, and equipment and facility damage.

Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner, CSP Safety Research, Inc.

Audubon, New Jersey
OSHA, Safety - Fall Protection, Construction, Construction Safety, Industrial Safety, Slip/Trip/Fall, Construction Accidents, Scaffold safety, Ladders, Ladder Safety, Trenching & Excavation, Excavation Safety, Trench Safety, Power Tools, Forklifts, Powered Industrial Trucks, Standard of Care, Machine Guarding
Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner is a board-certified safety professional with over twenty-five years of experience developing and implementing occupational safety programs in construction and general industry for employers, corporations and government agencies. She has trained thousands of management representatives, supervisors, and competent persons on the principles and practices of safety management, hazard identification, hazard evaluation and the implementation of the hierarchy of controls. She specializes in hazards that are likely to cause serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs), including falls from elevation, and other construction hazards, machinery hazards, forklifts, and ladders. She was the technical editor of Nigel's Ellis's textbook Introduction to Fall Protection. Cheryl is a member of several professional safety organizations. She was the president of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals and is active in that organization. She was award...

Amin Terouhid, Ph.D., PE, PMP, PSP Adroit Consultants, LLC

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
Construction, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, industrial engineering, forensic schedule and delay analysis, construction safety, slip and fall, construction injury, concrete inspection, standard of care, construction simulation and modeling, construction inspection, loss of productivity, critical path method (CPM), OSHA
Dr. Amin Terouhid is a Principal Consultant with Adroit Consultants, LLC. He leads a vibrant consulting practice on construction claim matters especially in the areas of delay analysis, loss of productivity, claims for changes, construction defects, and injury cases. With extensive experience working on several large and mega construction projects internationally and throughout the United States, he is a recognized expert in preparing and investigating construction claims. Served numerous times (in more than 90 cases) in the capacity of a consulting expert. Currently (Feb 2022) involved in one international arbitration case for a multimillion-dollar claim in the court of London and three other cases, including a construction delay and loss of productivity claim for a megaproject in New York, a construction injury case, and a slip and fall case in the United States. Licenses • Examined and certified by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (TBPELS) as a Prof...

ANTHONY CORRADO, CHST, SSM, CSFSM, OSHA-Trainer NYC Site Safety Services, LLC

New York, New York
Construction, Safety - OSHA, Scaffolding, Construction Safety, Construction Accidents, Holes-Covers-Falls, Construction Standard of Care, Aerial Lifts, Fork Lifts, Reinforced Concrete, Excavations, Shoring, Underpinning & Foundations, Steel Erection, Personal Injury, Cranes, Scaffolds
Anthony Corrado is Founder and Principal of NYC Site Safety Services, LLC, a safety consulting firm in New York City that provides NYC contractors with Site Safety Plan Development, OSHA Training and on-site Licensed Safety Professionals who oversee safety on large scale construction projects as regulated by the NYC Department of Buildings. Anthony has had a long successful and diversified career in the NYC construction industry spanning almost 40 years. Starting at a young age as a Union Carpenter apprentice and working his way up to becoming a carpenter foreman in his early twenties, Anthony has continued his education and became a superintendent working on interior renovations in hi-rise buildings throughout NYC. He continued to progress and was continuously given larger projects and more responsibilities. Anthony rose through the ranks becoming a Senior Project Superintendent for a top 10 Construction Management company in the US and successfully managed projects up to $150 Mil...

Joe DeFranco, CSP Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Construction, General Industry, Equipment & Machinery, Forklifts, Slip, Trip & Fall, Lockout/Tagout, Scaffold, Aerial Lift, Crane, Rigging & Signaling, MSHA, Accident Investigation, Construction Safety, Forklifts, Ladders, Machine Guarding, Dropped Objects, Struck-by, Crush Hazards, Personal Injury
25+ years of experience in construction, industrial and crane safety consulting. Retained in over 40 cases for both OSHA 1926 Construction and OSHA 1910 General Industry. Board Certified Safety Professional since 2001. OSHA 500 course in Construction Safety-Outreach Trainer NCCCO Certified Crane Operator NCCCO Certified Crane Inspector MSHA Certified Instructor Supervisor Training in Accident Reduction Techniques (S.T.A.R.T.) Certified Independent STAR Assessor American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Member Experienced in: -Occupational safety and health policies & standards -Personal injury, catastrophic injury, and fatality cases -Multi-employer worksites -Crane accidents -Crane safety -Mobile and overhead cranes -Rigging & Signalperson -Trenching and excavation -Confined space -MSHA Part 48 & 46 -Contractor safety -Chemical safety including lead, silica, hexavalent chromium, and ammonia safety -Noise -Fall protection -Scaffolding -Forklift, Aerial lift -Accident inves...

Marvin C. Perkins Omega Safety & Environmental

Murphy, North Carolina
Safety, Construction - OSHA Compliance, Retail Customer Safety, Construction Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Mold Investigations, Mold Claims.
Marvin Perkins, MESH, CIE, CMI, CECM, IAQM, Safety Professional since 1992 28 years in retail supermarket business as: Store manager, Merchandising Specialist, and 5 years as Division Safety Director. 12 years as Corporate Safety Director in commercial construction. 17 years as a Private Safety Consultant to general industry, retail store and construction industry. Certifications: • Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) - NC State University • Certified Environmental Compliance Manager (CECM) -Columbia Southern University • Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) - National Safety Council • Confined Space Entry Operations (CSEO) - SafetyAmerica, Inc • Confined Space Rescue Operations (CSRO) - SafetyAmerica, Inc. • Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZ-WOPER) - University of North Florida • Certified Forklift Instructor (CFI) - National Safety Council • Certified Construction Forklift Instructor (CCFI) - Safety & Health Council of NC • Certified Defensive Driving Ins...

Steven D High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall, OSHA - Certified Industrial Hygienist, Safety, Occupational Safety, Chemical Exposure, Public Health, Trenching, Construction Safety, Cranes, Rigging, Accident Investigation, Coefficient of Friction, Slip Resistance, Lockout, Electrical Safety, NFPA 70E, Health Exposure, Noise, Safety Culture, OSHA
Over 30 years in Safety & Health. Authorized Trainer and Instructor-Trainer for the OSHA Training Institute Outreach Education Center in Construction and General Industry. Post-baccalaureate Certificates in Environmental Health & Industrial Hygiene (Johns Hopkins) / Epidemiology & Bio-statistics (Drexel). Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) Emergency Medical Technician - PA (EMT) Certified XL Tribometrist(CXLT)(slip-resistance) Frequent Public Speaker on Safety and Health Issues. Creative approaches and perspectives to cases. Defense and Plaintiff work. Organization Participation and Memberships: Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council (officer positions) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Member: Consultants’ Division American Industrial Hygiene Association (AHIA): Full Member; Member of the Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Committee American Conference of Governmen...

Cory W Bruner Propel Safety Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Safety, Risk Management - Legal Consulting, OSHA, Construction Safety, General Industry Safety, Safety Program, Safety Training, Job-site Accident Investigation, Safety Expert Witness, Job-site accident/fatality, OSHA Inspection, Concrete Pumping Accident, Concrete Pumping Safety, Electrical Safety, Electrical Accident.
Propel Safety Consulting is a full service safety, risk and legal consulting firm. We provide our clients turn key service that we personally help implement and that provides proven results. We stand by our success of helping our clients achieve the success they seek in their compliance programs. All of our safety training programs and craft development programs are accredited and our training school is a licensed and authorized trade school/college. We have consulted for hundreds of clients and have reviewed hundreds of accident and fatality cases. With this knowledge of lessons learned from tragedy, we have developed programs and training that will help your firm become proactive in the prevention of accidents and prepared to handle accidents when they do happen without stress. Our team has decades of experience in safety, risk and legal consulting in real world ever day management for some of the biggest construction, chemical, oil and gas, manufacturing, meat packing and process...

Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.

Texas
Safety, OSHA - OSHA/MSHA compliance, Oil & gas safety, Mining safety, Construction safety, Manufacturing safety, Workplace fatalities, Forklift safety, Conveyor safety, Crushing equipment safety, Fall protection safety, Walking/working surfaces, Pipeline safety, Workplace injuries, Work zone safety
Provide safety expert witness for mining, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing workplace injuries, including Worker’s Compensation Subrogation matters. Provide services to plaintiff or defense. I have worked as a safety professional for companies involving mining, oil & gas and construction and manufacturing for over 19 years. I am an OSHA General Industry 10 & 30 Hour Authorized trainer, and oil & gas PEC Safeland Trainer for Basic and Core training, holder of Blue Card from MSHA for miner safety training. “Hydrogen Sulfide-Safety.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, Spring 2015. “Use of OSHA as Standard of Care Negligence Cases.” Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, March/April 2016. “Expert Safety Witness Role, Use of the OSH Act as Standard of Care in Common-Law Negligence Cases.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, February 2017. “Implementing an Effective OSH Program Without a Dedi...

Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.

Utah
Safety, OSHA - OSHA/MSHA compliance, Oil & gas safety, Mining safety, Construction safety, Manufacturing safety, Workplace fatalities, Forklift safety, Conveyor safety, Crushing equipment safety, Fall protection safety, Walking/working surfaces, Pipeline safety, Workplace injuries, Work zone safety
Provide safety expert witness for mining, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing workplace injuries, including Worker’s Compensation Subrogation matters. Provide services to plaintiff or defense. I have worked as a safety professional for companies involving mining, oil & gas and construction and manufacturing for over 19 years. I am an OSHA General Industry 10 & 30 Hour Authorized trainer, and oil & gas PEC Safeland Trainer for Basic and Core training, holder of Blue Card from MSHA for miner safety training. “Hydrogen Sulfide-Safety.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, Spring 2015. “Use of OSHA as Standard of Care Negligence Cases.” Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, March/April 2016. “Expert Safety Witness Role, Use of the OSH Act as Standard of Care in Common-Law Negligence Cases.” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineer, Professional Safety, February 2017. “Implementing an Effective OSH Program Without a Dedi...