Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.//HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corp.
  • Phone: 302-300-0135
  • Cell: 717-695-1873
  • Website: www.hhcsafetyengineers.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Safety and Oil and Gas

Keywords/Search Terms:

Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash/NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Refinery, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety,


Doctor of Philosophy, Masters, Bachelor's of Science ,

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician. Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 40 years. Please see her four AM Best podcasts and August 2024 AM Best Magazine article How Litigation Funders are Affecting Settlements. Awards: 2024-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2024-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. McCartney works on a day to day basis, as a consultant and as an expert. Industries represented in her client list include: construction, telecommunications, Utilities, manufacturing, food processing & distribution, oil and gas exploration & production, and property management. Clients also include: law firms, engineering firms, insurance companies, and government agencies. Dr. McCartney is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Association of Professional Industrial Hygienists, Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Fire Protection Association. Primary areas of expertise: Safety Engineering; Industrial Hygiene; Contests to OSHA citations; Oil & Gas & Pipeline Accidents; Refinery Accidents; Lead; Arc Flash; Electrical safety; Falls; Equipment Accidents; Accident Investigation/Reconstruction; OSHA, Machine guarding; Construction; and Industrial plant accidents.