Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Safety Priority Consultants, LLC
  • Phone: 800-809-0059
  • Cell: 860-978-9899
  • Fax: 860-760-6264
  • Website: www.safetypriority.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Slip Trip & Fall

Specialty Focus: OSHA, safety, accident, catastrophic injury, death, fall, slip, trip, forklift, aerial boom scissor lift platform, machine, equipment, amputation, crush, construction, workzone, backover, scaffold, ladder, stair, step, floor, training, utility, flagger, multi-employer, temp

Education: BS, University of Connecticut; MA, University of Connecticut; OHST, Board of Certified Safety Professionals; CET, Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Years in Practice: 27

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+


Additional Information

27 years experience safety and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards and trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for construction and general industry. Accident investigation instructor. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Backover/runover prevention; Temporary employee safety; Whistleblower protections under OSHA; Work zone, temporary traffic control and flaggers; Safety training requirements, failure to train, and inadequate training matters. Certifications: Occupational Hygiene & Safety Technician, Certified Safety & Health Official, Certified Utility Safety Professional, Scaffold Competent Person Trainer, Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder, Forklift Safety Specialist, Machine Guarding Technician, Certified Environmental Safety & Health Trainer, Flagger Instructor NSC/ATSSA, Work Zone Safety Instructor, Emergency Care Instructor Trainer, 38 years experience Emergency Medical Technician.