Workplace Safety Expert Witnesses

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Workplace safety expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction, manufacturing, industrial hygiene, and occupational health and safety. Some of the most common workplace safety expert witness specialties also include ergonomics, hazardous materials handling, OSHA compliance, and accident investigation. They can opine on the effects of workplace accidents, safety protocol violations, exposure to hazardous substances, ergonomic issues, and employer negligence.

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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...

Workplace Conflict and Investigations Expert WitnessView profile

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Workplace Conflict and Investigations Expert Witness

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Washington

This expert has frequently advised school district and other public clients concerning appropriate responses to allegations of teacher and other employee misconduct, as well as advising them after an investigation is complete concerning what actions they might wish to take depending on the findings in the investigation. She often interacts with attorneys on cases, and has extensive human...

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...

Employment And Labor Expert WitnessView profile

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Employment And Labor Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in litigation matters concerning employment issues. She has testified in at least 5 cases that went to a jury. She received a B.A. in Economics from Boston College summa cum laude and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School cum laude and was on the Law Review. Her experience as a litigator makes her a specialist in the workplace...

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...

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...

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...

Workplace Safety & OSHA Expert WitnessView profile

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Workplace Safety & OSHA Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of workplace safety and engineering management. He received his BS degree in construction science from Lonestar College and his MS degree in engineering management from Texas A&M University. He also obtained his health safety official certification at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the former owner of Providence Safety...

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...

Machine Guarding and Ladders Expert WitnessView profile

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Machine Guarding and Ladders Expert Witness

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Illinois

This engineering expert earned his Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. He is a member of numerous ANSI Standards Committees and various prestigious professional societies. His areas of expertise include; design of factories and production efficiency; product and industrial design and warnings; machine guarding; analysis of safety codes and requirements; ladder...

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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 Compliance/Workplace Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA Compliance/Workplace Safety Expert Witness

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Maryland

This expert has nearly 30 years of experience in safety management specializing in the maritime and construction industries. After serving with the US Coast Guard for 6 years, he went on to work as a safety engineer for U.S. Marine, Powerwave Technologies, Zee Medical, and PTI. He also served as a forensic investigator for the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He is certified as an...

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...

Commercial Insurance and Occupational Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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Commercial Insurance and Occupational Safety Expert Witness

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Montana

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in commercial insurance and occupational safety. He earned his BA in philosophy from Allegheny College and is an associate of risk management and associate of underwriting through the AICPCU/The Institutes, as well as an OSHA-authorized general industry instructor and a certified occupational health and safety technician. He began his career...

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 Regulations, Workplace Safety, & Accident Investigation Expert WitnessView profile

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OSHA Regulations, Workplace Safety, & Accident Investigation Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly-qualified workplace safety and accident investigation expert has over 30 years of experience in her field as a certified health safety official and certified OSHA approved trainer. She earned her AAS in occupational safety and health from Texas State Technical College and a BS in occupational safety and health from Southwest University. Formerly, she has held positions as vice...

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...

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...

Tim test WieseView profile

ID: 6072850

Mr. Tim test Wiese

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Colorado

Mr. Tim Wiese has 24 years of experience in Workplace Safety and Retail Operations. He earned his BBA in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of North Dakota. Formerly, this expert served as the General Manager at Target Corporation, Kohl's Corporation, and Dicks Sporting Goods, as the Divisional Operations Manager at Republic Services Inc., and as the Chief Executive...

Wendell Duane RustView profile

ID: 6208240

Mr. Wendell Duane Rust

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Indiana

Mr. Wendell D. Rust has over 40 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Workplace Safety. He earned his BS in Engineering Sciences, and his MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University. Formerly, he served as an OSHA Consultant and OSHA Inspector for the...

Workplace Safety Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a workplace safety expert witness?

A workplace safety expert witness provides testimony and knowledge on industry standards, regulations, and best practices related to maintaining a safe working environment.

What types of cases can a workplace safety expert witness handle?

They can handle cases involving accidents, injuries, OSHA compliance, risk assessment, safety training, and other issues related to workplace safety.

Are there subspecialties within the field of workplace safety expertise?

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific industries like construction or manufacturing, or in areas such as ergonomics, industrial hygiene, or occupational health.

How can a workplace safety expert witness assist in a personal injury case?

They can help determine if proper safety protocols were followed, assess the cause of an accident, and provide insight into whether negligence played a part.

Why is it important to hire a certified professional as a workplace safety expert witness?

Certified professionals have proven their knowledge and competence in the field. Their certification adds credibility to their testimony and ensures they are up-to-date with current standards.

How does Expert Institute select its Workplace Safety 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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