Fall Prevention Expert Witnesses

Fall prevention 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 fall prevention. The fall prevention expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Construction, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Management, Nurse, Nursing Homes, Occupational Therapy, OSHA, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall, and Wound Care.

Michael P. Lawler, MS, CSP, ASP, CHST Safewit, Inc.

Orland Park, Illinois
OSHA, Construction - OSHA, Construction, Fall Protection, Multi-Emplyer, Fall Prevention, Slips, Trips, Falls, Scaffold, Work Zone, MUTCD, Crane, Steel Erection, Excavation, Silica, Lead, Tunnel, Confined Space, MEWP, scissor lift, aerial lift, Struck by Equipment, back over, catastrophic injury, amputation, crush
Over 30 years as a safety executive and OSHA compliance manager, trainer, advisor, and leader on major construction projects throughout the USA. Expert at applying OSH Act of 1970 standards, regulations, policies, and Letter of Interpretation. Experience includes over 50 OSHA inspections and associated negotiation and defense preparation related to OSHA citations. Expert at incident investigation, accident reconstruction, and injury management and investigation. Extensive experience and expertise in MUTCD Traffic Controls and rules. AREAS OF EXPERTISES INCLUDES: • Liability Assessment & Contractor Duty of Care • Accident Investigation & Root Cause • Aerial Lifts, MEWP • Construction Safety/Accidents • COVID Safety & Pandemic Management • Crane Safety, Critical Pick Planning, & Rigging • Disaster & Emergency Management • Dive/Underwater Operations • EM-385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers • Excavation, Trenching, & Soil Mechanics • Slip, Trip, Falls, Stirs & Floor Safety Certi...

Bart J Leist, CSP Triad Safety

Louisville, Kentucky
Safety, OSHA - Safety Programs, safety training, Lockout, tagout, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment, Powered Industrial Trucks, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Working at Heights, General Industry, Construction, and Manufacturing.
SEAK Certificate of Completion for Running an Expert Witness Practice. Certified Safety Professional. 34 years in safety & health management. 22 years in safety consulting. Authorized OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer. United States Marine Corps Reserve, Retired, Rank of Major. Marine Corps Infantry Officer. Safety Director at Colgate-Palmolive. Safety Specialist at Phillip Morris. Started Compass Safety providing safety consulting services for next 20 years. Developed and help implement numerous safety programs. Experienced in conducting OSHA type audits, accident investigations, safety inspections, safety training and Safety Director duties and responsibilities.

Rebekah R. Herrmann, R.N., VWCN, CCRP, VWCN, CFPS

Theilman, Minnesota
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing home falls, fall prevention, care plans, choking, nurse, nursing home administration, nursing administration, clinical research coordinator, infection, skilled nursing facility
Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Nurse Leader. Clinical experience as Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Wound care certified. Extensive clinical research nursing experience at organizations include the Mayo Clinic and Cedars Sinai/UCLA. Clinical research experience includes reproductive endocrinology, surgery, oncology, and cardiology. Certified clinical research professional. Certified Fall Prevention Specialist

Jennifer Holt, OTR/L, CLCP, LCP-C, CFPS, CGCP

Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupational Therapy, Life Care Planning - Fall Prevention, Home Safety/Modifications, Durable Medical/Adaptive Equipment, Geriatrics, Dementia, Parkinson's, Stroke, Neurological Injuries, Lymphedema, Spinal Cord Injuries, Head Injuries, Home Health , Auditor/Quality Assurance, Medical Legal Consulting, Cancer Rehabilitation, Catastrophic
With over 25 years of experience as a meticulous and dedicated healthcare practitioner, I excel in delivering top-notch Occupational Therapy services. My expertise extends to providing medical legal consultation, contributing to court proceedings, and mastering catastrophic case management. Armed with critical thinking and problem-solving skills, I collaborate effectively with healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, ensuring patient safety and quality assurance. As a licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) with additional certifications in Home Modifications, Life Care Planning, Fall Prevention, and Geriatric Care, I bring a wealth of knowledge to enhance patient care and offer valuable advice beyond the healthcare realm.

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Georgia J Persky, RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC Georgia Persky Consulting

Harrison, New York
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing Administration, Ambulatory Surgery, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing, Traumatic Brain Injury, Hospital Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, Regulatory Compliance
Georgia J. Persky RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC, is a experienced nurse with over 40 years of broad adult care experience and 25 years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Persky served most recently as Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. For nine years, she was responsible for Patient Care Leadership and Risk and Quality Management for this 750 bed academic hospital. Currently, Dr. Persky serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity and as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Expert Witness for medical malpractice and personal injury cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: Nursing Standards of Care  Hospital Nursing Care  Nursing Home Care  Home Health Care  Wound Care  Extravasation of Intravenous Line  Brachial Plexus Injury  Traumatic Brain Injury  Assault patient and staff •Surgical and Perioperative Nursing •Quality and ...

Gina McCabe, RN, MSN, VWCN, CFPS

South Abington, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Medical Management - long term care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, wound care, pressure sores, ulcers, fall prevention, care plans, nursing administration, infection control, nutrition, staffing, electronic health records, EHR, emergency services, intensive care unit, ICU
GinaLynne McCabe, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, CNML, CPPS, RAC-CT, VWCN, has been a nurse since 1987, in both the acute and post-acute / long term environment. Her experience includes acute critical care as a floor RN and charge nurse, to trauma care nursing management, moving into emergency care as Clinical Director to hospital-wide Director of Clinical Operations / Patient Safety. She helped initiate the Stroke Program at Community Medical Center, specializing in neurological nursing. She moved into post-acute /long term care with 7 years as Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations, leading policy development and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She is currently the Clinical Operations Executive / Director of Nursing for a 145-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mrs. McCabe has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where she deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. She reviews cases for attorneys...

James A Poage, MA, CSP, ASP, SMS, CSMP, COHC James Poage LLC

Aiken, South Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Fall Protection, Employee Safety, Occupational Safety, Occupational Health, Workplace Accidents, Driver Safety, Safety Training, Workplace Illness, Workplace Injury, Workplace Fatality, Fall Prevention, Hearing Protection, Accident Prevention, Risk Management, Risk Exposure, Billboard Safety
Certified Safety Professional/CSP-34643 Associate Safety Professional/ASP-28339 Safety Management Specialist/SMS-646 Certified Safety Management Practitioner/14307 Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist/506102 OSHA Outreach Instructor - General Industry OSHA Outreach Instructor - Construction National Safety Council CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor National Safety Council Defensive Driving Instructor COVID19 Return to Work Auditor FEMA - Fire Prevention training

Roger H Hanson, CSHO Critical Construction Consultation

La Porte, Texas
OSHA, Slip Trip & Fall - Fall Prevention , Material Handling , Electrical Safety, Signs Signals Barricades, Ladders, Stairways , Working at Heights, Hand Tools, Steel Erection, Excavation, General Safety, Welding, Scaffolding, Confined Space, PPE, HazMat, Aerial Man Lifts, Respirators, Fire Prevention, Cranes and Rigging
30 plus years in construction of which14 years in construction safety. Achieved a Certified Safety and Health Official from Texas A&M University College of Engineering TEEX in 2013. Employed by TEEX from 2013-2015 as an Adjunct Professor teaching OSHA related course. Subject Mater Expert Student Fall Prevention/Protection Textbook TEEX. Train the Trainer OSHA CFR 1926 Train the Trainer industrial and Extendable-boom Forklifts, Aerial Manlifts, Structural and Aerial Suspension Scaffolding. Served in the USAF 3 years 3 months and 15 days as a C130 Aircraft Electrical Tech. Received an Honorable Discharge. Expert Witness Construction Fall Protection Cause 37360 223 District Court Gray County Settled prior to trial. Oilfield Crane-Rigging-Signaling Cause B192-633 District Court Jefferson County Settled prior to trial. Construction Motorized Manlift Cause 67795-A Smith County Settled prior to trial. Constuction Concrete Pumping Cause DC-17-10426 284th Judicial District Court Settled pr...