Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: American Safety Consulting
  • Phone: (213) 952-1308
  • Cell: (213) 952-1308

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

OSHA and Construction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Accident Reconstruction, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Crane/Hoist & Rigging, Safety Training Plans, JHA/JSA, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Machinery Guarding, Ladders/Scaffolds, Forklifts/Scissor Lifts, Safety Codes/Regulatory Compliance, Audits, Mining, MSHA, HAZCOM, EM 385-1-1, ANSI


MS, University of South Dakota; BS, Black Hillis State University; AA,

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Mr. Buffington offers a unique combination of formal education, special training and project based technical experience in completing mega-projects valued at 20 billion dollars with over 12 million worker hours and safety statistics below half of the respective national averages and no fatalities. He is a CSP (US) & CRSP (Canada) by exam, licensed Private Investigator, former Federal Supervisory Special Investigator and MSHA federal Mine Inspector, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Criminal Investigator, approved OSHA 29 CFR Trainer Parts 1910 & 1926, approved MSHA 30 CFR trainer for surface & Underground coal and metal/non-metal mines. ASSE 2001 Safety Profession of the Year for Construction Practice Specialty & ASSE 2003 -2004 Safety Professional of the Year for Mining Practice Specialty.