Michael P. Lawler, BS, CSP, ASP, CHST Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Construction

Specialty Focus: 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)

Education: BS Safety, Illinois State University; MS Safety Management, West Virginia University (December 2021 Graduation)

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


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Construction Safety is not managed from behind a desk! 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. Extensive experience and expertise in MUTCD Traffic Controls and regulations.