Dana Heimdahl Chernault, MS, CSP, CTSP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Safety and OSHA

Specialty Focus:

OSHA Compliance, Occupational Safety, Manufacturing Safety, Construction Safety, Forestry Safety, Government Contractor Safety, EM385-1-1, Subcontractor Management, Safety Training, Workplace Safety, Certified Safety Professional, Hazard Trees.


MS in Risk Control, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Ms. Heimdahl Chernault, an Army veteran and former helicopter pilot, has 30 years of experience in the field of occupational safety. She holds a Master of Science in Risk Control (Safety, Environmental Management, and Industrial Hygiene) from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) #19177, through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), and a Certified Tree Care Safety Professional, (CTSP), #04309, through the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). She has experience in General Industry (large and small scale manufacturing, commercial airlines, semiconductor), Construction, Defense Contractor work, Medical (occupational safety for hospital and nursing staff), Agriculture (field work and packing plant safety), Forestry (hazard tree removal work), and debris removal for disaster recovery efforts. She has experience with 385-1-1, Safety Management System Implementation, Incident and Accident Investigation, Root Cause Analysis, Lock out/Tag Out, Confined Space Entry, Hazardous Waste Management, Respiratory Protection, OSHA Recordkeeping, Subcontractor Safety Management, Airline Safety (occupational safety for ground and flight crews), Safety Training, and many more topics. She has spoken at several seminars and The American Society Of Safety Professional's safety conferences.