Stephen (Steve) Yates, CHST Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: UpVantage Strategies, LLC
  • Phone: (803) 998-6003
  • Cell: (803) 998-6003

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Safety and OSHA

Keywords/Search Terms:

National, Chicago, Illinois, Michigan, Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, Commercial and Residential Construction, Manufacturing, Industrial, Multi-Employer Worksite, Machine Guarding, Metal Coil Processing Welding and Fabrication, Precast Concrete, Food Processing and Manufacturing

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Over 24 years of experience as a workplace safety consultant, trainer, conference speaker and educator. Expert in applying the Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) regulations and policies to worker safety, assisting over 450 companies nationally across most construction trades and heavy manufacturing. Services provided include regulatory compliance gap analysis, program and safety management system development, incident and injury investigation including slips, trips, falls, amputations, and fatality, OSHA inspection management, workplace inspection, and training. Also frequently providing strategy and coaching to top management regarding management systems and leadership. An experienced expert, retained to provide litigation support as expert or fact-based analysis.