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OSHA expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction safety, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, environmental safety, and workplace accident investigation. Some of the most common OSHA expert witness specialties also include hazard communication, fall protection, machine guarding, respiratory protection, and electrical safety. They can opine on the effects of workplace accidents, employer negligence, unsafe working conditions, violations of safety regulations, and employee training programs.

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Robert Norman Phalen, CIH, FAIHA, PhDView profile

ID: 66951

Dr. Robert Norman Phalen, CIH, FAIHA, PhD

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Texas

Dr. Robert N. Phalen has 20 years of experience in the field of Industrial Hygiene. He earned his BA in Biology from California State University Fullerton and his Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California Los Angeles. Today, this expert is a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor of Occupational Health Science and...

Civil Engineering  Construction and OSHA Expert WitnessView profile

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Civil Engineering Construction and OSHA Expert Witness

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Connecticut

This qualified engineer has handled numerous forensic evaluations for both law firms and insurance companies. He is licensed in the States of Connecticut and New Jersey with 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industries serving in various management capacities. This expert has considerable experience in consulting on engineering standards, construction defects, OSHA safety...

Steven J Zebich, PE, SEView profile

ID: 74620

Mr. Steven J Zebich, PE, SE

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Illinois

Mr. Steven Zebich has 41 years of experience in the field of Structural Engineering. He earned his BS in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and his MS in Structural Engineering from Northwestern University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the States of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Formerly, he served as a...

OSHA Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA Expert Witness

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Connecticut

This expert is experienced with fatality, catastrophic injury and personal injury cases. He holds multiple certifications in occupational safety & health and OSHA compliance. Expertise includes forklifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, fall protection, machine guarding, work zones, scaffolds, excavations. He specializes in applying OSHA General Industry regulations, OSHA Construction regulations, and...

Robert Nelson Kenney III, PEView profile

ID: 86797

Mr. Robert Nelson Kenney III, PE

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Georgia

Mr. Robert N. Kenney has 51 years of experience in Civil Engineering. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his MS in Hydraulics and Hydrology from Florida State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 22 states and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer through the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and...

Forklift Safety and OSHA Expert WitnessView profile

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Forklift Safety and OSHA Expert Witness

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Ohio

This expert currently owns and manages a national business which specializes in training forklift operators and trainers. He is also an active trainer who trains on a regular basis. Unlike many forklift experts, who may have trained small numbers of operators and no trainers, this expert has trained many thousands of operators and trainers across a variety of industries. He has also...

Young C Bui, PhDView profile

ID: 117002

Dr. Young C Bui, PhD

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Colorado

Dr. Young C Bui has over 10 years of experience in the field of Human Factors and Cognition. He earned his BA in Psychology from the University of California Los Angeles, and his MA and Ph.D. in Psychology from the Washington University at Saint Louis. Formerly, this expert served as a Graduate Researcher at Washington University Saint Louis and as a Research Assistant at the University of...

Trucking Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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Trucking Safety Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

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New Hampshire

This highly qualified expert has 36 years experience as a tractor trailer driver ans 28 years of experience as a driving instructor. He is trained in OSHA Safety regulations and Departmnent of Transport compliance guidelines, He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association and serves on the board of directors of the New...

Eugenia Lynn Kennedy, CSP, MSView profile

ID: 146466

Ms. Eugenia Lynn Kennedy, CSP, MS

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Massachusetts

Ms. Eugenia L. Kennedy has over 35 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Human Factors and Ergonomics. She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and her MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Today, this expert is a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Formerly, this...

OSHA Compliance and Construction Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA Compliance and Construction Expert Witness

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West Virginia

This expert has extensive experience with managing day to day operations and safety protocols on large, complex projects for the past 20 years. He has extensive certifications in haz-mat operations and emergency response, specifically as it relates to OSHA compliance. He is a member of the AGC Safety Committee, the National Association of Safety Professionals, and the National Fire Prevention...

Ron Jay TaylorView profile

ID: 292238

Mr. Ron Jay Taylor

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Maryland

Mr. Ron Taylor has 46 years of experience in Transportation Compliance & Regulation and OSHA & Workplace Safety. Formerly, this expert served as the Director of Safety at NAPA Transportation and Payne Trucking Inc, and as the Regional Safety Specialist, HAZMAT Compliance Supervisor, and Intermodal CSA Program Coordinator at Cowan Systems, LLC. Currently, this expert is the Owner and President of...

OSHA Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA Safety Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This highly-qualified expert has 20+ years of experience in the occupational safety industry both as an educator and consultant in the field. She has 20 years of experience in safety management, 16 years in safety consulting, and 20 years of teaching safety courses at top ranking accredited Universities. She has a Masters from Indiana University in Occupational Health and Safety and a B.S. in...

John Warren Spencer, CIH, CSPView profile

ID: 359217

Mr. John Warren Spencer, CIH, CSP

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Maryland

Mr. John W. Spencer has more than 35 years of experience as an Industrial Hygienist. He earned his BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park. Today, he is a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and a Certified Industrial Hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Formerly, this expert served as an Industrial...

OSHA and School Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA and School Safety Expert Witness

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Connecticut

This expert has over 35 years of experience in science education and safety compliance. He has been recognized in Who's Who in Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in Science Education in the World. He served as a K-12 science director and chemistry/physics teacher for several decades and has written over 10 books and over 300 safety columns on science laboratory safety....

Kenneth James Kutchek, CFEI, PEView profile

ID: 486201

Mr. Kenneth James Kutchek, CFEI, PE

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Ohio

Mr. Kenneth J. Kutchek has 37 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and today, this expert is certified as a Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is also licensed as a Professional Engineer in 23 states and as a Professional Electrical...

OSHA and Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA and Safety Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This qualified expert has more than 20 years of experience in safety compliance with more than 10 years in managing supermarket and retail location safety. He previously worked at Winn-Dixie Stores as a District Manager and Division Safety Director. He holds several certifications from various associations including the National Association of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Council...

Brian Michael Boggess, MS, PEView profile

ID: 655868

Mr. Brian Michael Boggess, MS, PE

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North Carolina

Mr. Brian M. Boggess has 23 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering and his MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia. Today, this expert is a licensed Professional Engineer in 28 states. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Project Engineer at SEA, Ltd., and as a Senior Engineer at Honda R&D...

Workplace Safety & OSHA Expert WitnessView profile

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Workplace Safety & OSHA Expert Witness

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Pennsylvania

This expert has an extensive list of certifications and qualifications in health and safety. His work experience includes 30 years in occupational safety. He is the currently the President and founder of an environmental health and safety (EHS) services firm and provides expert witness services. He is a frequent trainer / presenter and has been an OSHA Authorized Instructor for General Industry...

Alfred Palmer Bowles II, MDView profile

ID: 1192213

Dr. Alfred Palmer Bowles II, MD

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Texas

Dr. Alfred P. Bowles II has more than 26 years of experience in the fields of Surgery and Biomechanics. He earned his Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering(BSME) from Purdue University and his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Formerly, this expert served in the US Air Force...

OSHA and Injury Cases Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA and Injury Cases Expert Witness

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Texas

This expert is a certified OSHA outreach instructor , teaches OSHA compliance, and has spent many years focusing on the safety direction for construction, oil and gas companies. He earned his Masters Degree in Occupational Safety & Health from Columbia Southern University and has held numerous safety management positions. In addition to his leadership roles in the oil and gas space, he is a...

OSHA Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an OSHA expert witness in a legal case?

An OSHA expert witness provides specialized knowledge on workplace safety standards and regulations. They can testify on violations, accident investigations, and risk assessments.

What types of cases might require an OSHA expert witness?

Cases involving workplace accidents, industrial hygiene issues, construction safety, or alleged violations of OSHA standards often require the expertise of an OSHA expert witness.

Can an OSHA expert witness help with cases related to COVID-19 safety protocols?

Yes, an OSHA expert can provide insight into whether appropriate COVID-19 safety measures were implemented and adhered to in a workplace setting.

What subspecialties exist within the field of OSHA expert witnesses?

Subspecialties can include construction safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, hazardous materials handling, and machinery safety among others.

How does an OSHA expert witness establish a violation of safety standards?

The expert will review incident reports, inspect the site if possible, analyze training records and equipment maintenance logs to determine if there was a violation.

How does Expert Institute select its OSHA expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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