Fall Protection Expert Witnesses

Fall protection 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 protection. The fall protection expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Construction, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, Premises Liability, Safety, and Slip Trip & Fall.

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Birmingham, Alabama
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Stanford R Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC Raising the Standard Consulting Inc.

California
Safety, OSHA - Construction, Mining, Workplace Inspections, Crane, Rigging, EM 385-1-1, First Aid/CPR/AED, General Industry, Accident Investigation, Safety Training, Compliance, Workplace Conditions, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Excavation, Trenching, Scaffolds, Multi-Employer
Stanford R. Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC, has over 30 years of experience managing safety and health for various projects. He has been involved with multiple construction safety/OSHA cases as an expert witness. A sampling of the expert witness cases he has been involved with include: • Workplace injury at refinery construction project. • Worker fatally electrocuted during a paving incident. • Construction training and safety standards for power tool injury. Safety and Slip Trip & Fall, EM 385-1-1, OSHA, (SSHO), Competent Person, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) designation with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in the State of Hawaii. Construction and General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Forklift, Aerial Lift, Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Machine Guarding, Amputation, Struck By, Caught Between, Scaffold, Ladder, Roofing Safety, Amputation, Excavation/T...

Stanford R Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC Raising the Standard Consulting Inc.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Safety, OSHA - Construction, Mining, Workplace Inspections, Crane, Rigging, EM 385-1-1, First Aid/CPR/AED, General Industry, Accident Investigation, Safety Training, Compliance, Workplace Conditions, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Excavation, Trenching, Scaffolds, Multi-Employer
Stanford R. Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC, has over 30 years of experience managing safety and health for various projects. He has been involved with multiple construction safety/OSHA cases as an expert witness. A sampling of the expert witness cases he has been involved with include: • Workplace injury at refinery construction project. • Worker fatally electrocuted during a paving incident. • Construction training and safety standards for power tool injury. Safety and Slip Trip & Fall, EM 385-1-1, OSHA, (SSHO), Competent Person, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) designation with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in the State of Hawaii. Construction and General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Forklift, Aerial Lift, Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Machine Guarding, Amputation, Struck By, Caught Between, Scaffold, Ladder, Roofing Safety, Amputation, Excavation/T...

Bruce Miller, MS, CIH Health & Safety Services, LLC

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - EEOICP, Hanford, DOE, exposure assessment, dose reconstruction, OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration regulations, compliance, accident investigation, construction, PPE, respirator, OEL, PEL, TLV, engineering controls, water damage, microbial/mold, fall protection
Board-certified industrial hygienist (IH) with more than 35 years of experience in comprehensive health and safety practice specializing in the Department of Energy, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), and Washington's Hanford Site Exposure Presumptive Law (claims), Occupational Safety and Health Administrative (OSHA) general industry (29 CFR 1910) and construction (29 CFR 1926) compliance, environmental remediation, and construction experience. Contracted as an IH expert for Washington State Attorney General's Office in worker exposure cases and State legislation challenged by the Federal Government in Federal court. Currently serving as IH expert in more than 50 cases involving worker exposures at the DOE Hanford site. Specialized project and legal experience researching, developing expert reports, and testifying in worker retrospective occupational exposure assessments, qualitative agent exposure assessments, radiological dose reconstru...

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

Orland Park, Illinois
Safety, Construction - OSHA, Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, Slips, Trips, Falls, Stair Safety, Scaffold Safety, Roadway Safety, Work Zone Safety, Flaggers, MUTCD, Crane Safety, Steel Erection, Excavation, Silica, Lead, Tunnel, NFPA 70E, Confined Space, Marine Safety, Struck by Equipment (Back up/Forward/Radius Strike)
Mr. Lawler offers a unique combination formal education and "project based" experience working with on some of the largest construction projects in the US. This background allows him to offer you insights beyond the OSHA standards. This ensures his opinions create a clear picture as to how construction projects are managed and built Furthermore, Mr. Lawler is able analyze how a proper incident investigation should be completed. Applying his 30 years as a safety executive and leader you are assured to receive professional and prompt response to your needs and a demeanor of care and confidence. Expert at applying OSH Act of 1970 standards, CFR 1926 & 1910 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 and accident reconstruction. Expert at injury management and investigation and all areas of fall protection and prevention. ...

Bart J Leist, CSP Triad Safety

Louisville, Kentucky
Safety, OSHA - Lockout, tagout, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, Working at Heights, Slips, Trips and Falls, General Industry, Construction, and Manufacturing.
SEAK Certificate of Completion for Running an Expert Witness Practice. Certified Safety Professional. 34 years in safety & health management. 20 years in safety consulting. Authorized OSHA 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.

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.

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Mississippi
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Ralph V Collipi Jr, CIH CHMM CPEA Oracle Safety Consulting LLC

Londonderry, New Hampshire
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - Occupational health, emergency planning and response, job hazard assessment, personal protective equipment, fall protection, respiratory protection, chemical safety, air sampling, workplace surveys, disaster recovery, pandemic planning, hazard communication, confined space
OSHA safety and Industrial hygiene expert witness for more than twelve years. Director of Environment, Health, and Safety for Western Electric Company and AT&T with over 300,000 employees worldwide. Extensive experience in compliance management, training, and assessment in manufacturing, utility, and retail services. Co-ordinated joint hazmat training exercises with the Department of Homeland Security, EPA, and state and local emergency organizations. Mr. Collipi has more than 40 years of experience in industrial hygiene field, specializing in occupational health & safety, hazardous materials management, indoor air quality, chemical hygiene and hazardous waste management. He served as the designated company witness for AT&T in asbestos litigation since 2009 and designated by the company as a witness in investigations by regulatory agencies in a variety of matters related to environment, health and safety compliance. He is experienced serving as an expert witness, developing proc...

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...

Andrew McKewen, CSHO Service Safety

La Porte, Texas
OSHA, Safety - construction safety, accident investigation, safety training, OSHA disputes, job-site audits, fall protection, stairways and ladders, OSHA authorized trainer, employee rights, employer requirements, documentation, safety policies, OSHA inspections, scaffolds, boom lift, scissor lift, forklift, PPE
Mr. McKewen has over 14 years of occupational safety and health experience within the construction industry. Over the past 12 years he has been in a senior management position within several construction builders and safety consulting companies. The following detail the and services provided to clients and employers; Accident Investigation Thorough, detailed and efficient investigations of accidents, ranging from property damage to construction fatalities. Breaking down everything from company policy to human behavior to find the root cause of the accident. OSHA citation disputes Research the standards which were cited as being in violation, find OSHA Letters of Interpretation, take into account job-site conditions, company policy, training and human behaviors; then meet with OSHA in an informal conference to eliminate the citation. Job-site audits Inspect job-sites, observe employees’ activities. Inspect tool and equipment for safe and proper use and condition, engage with empl...

Homer R. Peterson, II, P.E., CSP, CFLC Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction, Safety - Construction, falls from elevation, fall protection, occupational health & safety management systems, OSHA matters, personal injury, precast erection, safety, standards of care, steel erection, termination for cause or for convenience, wrongful death
Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP, CFLC provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject matter expert, expert witness, and safety consultant. He has over 40 years of construction and safety experience (17 years union, 23 years non-union), including airports, bridges, casinos, convention centers, convocation centers, distribution centers, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, prisons, refineries, schools, shopping malls, sports arenas, steel mills, stores, and warehouses. See www.homerpeterson.com for photographs of representative projects. His experience includes 40 years in construction in various positions such as president, senior vice president, vice president, project manager, and timekeeper. His responsibilities have included estimating, sales, project management, scheduling, troublesho...

John T Whitty Safety & Litigation Support Services LLC

MANAKIN SABOT, Virginia
Slip Trip & Fall - Falls, Fall Protection, Fall Protection Product Liability, Falling Objects, New York Labor Law 200, 240(1), 241(6)

Bruce Miller, MS, CIH Health & Safety Services, LLC

Washington
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - EEOICP, Hanford, DOE, exposure assessment, dose reconstruction, OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration regulations, compliance, accident investigation, construction, PPE, respirator, OEL, PEL, TLV, engineering controls, water damage, microbial/mold, fall protection
Board-certified industrial hygienist (IH) with more than 35 years of experience in comprehensive health and safety practice specializing in the Department of Energy, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), and Washington's Hanford Site Exposure Presumptive Law (claims), Occupational Safety and Health Administrative (OSHA) general industry (29 CFR 1910) and construction (29 CFR 1926) compliance, environmental remediation, and construction experience. Contracted as an IH expert for Washington State Attorney General's Office in worker exposure cases and State legislation challenged by the Federal Government in Federal court. Currently serving as IH expert in more than 50 cases involving worker exposures at the DOE Hanford site. Specialized project and legal experience researching, developing expert reports, and testifying in worker retrospective occupational exposure assessments, qualitative agent exposure assessments, radiological dose reconstru...

Timothy Kobernat, CSP RET OSHAware LLC

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
OSHA, Safety - OSHA, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Trenches, OSHA Standards, Paper Mill, Excavating, Lockout/Tagout, Cranes & Forklifts, Grain Elevators, Multi-Employer Worksites,Material Handling
With 32 years experience as an OSHA Area Director and Safety Compliance Officer, as well as an additional 17 years in various related safety and heath related work, I have a broad range of experience in OSHA & safety related matters. In the approximately 14 years I spent as a compliance safety and health officer, I conducted approximately 1500 site inspections, roughly half of which were related to construction standards enforcement. During these inspections, I evaluated safety and health conditions and hazards, recommended abatement methods, and determined exposure and standard application. While serving approximately 16 years as district supervisor and area director for OSHA, a major part of my duties was to review virtually all files that came through our office, certifying their legal sufficiency for citations. In addition to my enforcement efforts with OSHA, I also conducted numerous construction safety seminars, helping companies to come into full compliance wit...