OSHA Expert Witness and Litigation Support Services

As an OSHA safety expert with over 28 years experience in the field of occupational safety and health, one of the services offered by Curtis Chambers, MS, CSP, is OSHA expert witness and litigation support (consulting expert) for clients located throughout the United States.  Due to his thorough vetting process, these services accounts for a relatively small portion of his overall workload.

 

Mr. Chambers' extensive experience, education, and training in the area of OSHA compliance and workplace safety make him uniquely qualified to offer OSHA expert services to attorneys and clients. Here is a recap of his experience and training in this field:

  

Work Experience (starting with most recent)

 

  • Owner of OSHA training and consultation companies (1999 to present)
  • Corporate Safety Director - Fortune 500 Company with operations in manufacturing heavy steel products, mining, trucking, and concrete construction products
  • Employee Safety Coordinator - Major Municipality
  • Safety Officer - State OSHA Consultation program
  • V.P. of Operations (including worker safety) - Structural Steel Fabricator and Construction Company with Mobile Crane Operations

 

Training and Education

 

  • M.S. in Occupational Safety and Health - Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. in Management of Human Resources - Regents College/University of the State of New York
  • U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA Training Institute
    • Initial OSHA Compliance Officer Training Course
    • Federal Construction Standards Course for Compliance Officers
    • On-Site Consultation Course
    • Industrial Noise Course
    • Analytical Laboratory Orientation Course
    • Oil and Gas Operations: Health and Safety Course
    • Workplace Back Injury Prevention Course

 

Other Qualifications

 

  • Designated a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 1993 by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
  • OSHA authorized Outreach Trainer - construction and general industry
  • Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) since 1992
  • Recognized as an OSHA Expert by courts and OSHA during litigation
  • Approved by OSHA as third-party consultant to assist employers as part of settlement agreements
  • Have been retained by the Solicitor of the US Dept of Labor as a final arbitrator of sorts in an OSHA case

 

Client Breakdown

 

  • Plaintiff's - approximately 30%
  • Defendants - approximately 70%
  • Clients assisted include those engaged in manufacturing, construction, service industries, oil and gas, trucking, warehousing, and all levels of government (federal, state, municipal)
  • Topics addressed as an OSHA expert include, but are not limited to:
    • Aerial lift / boom-lift / scissor-lift operation

    • Back injury / manual material handling

    • Cutting and welding (including compressed gasses)

    • Confined space entry (permit-required . . .) for construction & general industry

    • Cranes and hoists (mobile and fixed)

    • Competent person requirements (general, excavations, confined spaces, scaffolding . . .)
    • Concrete and masonry construction

    • Demolition

    • Electrical safety

    • Fall protection - construction and general industry

    • Falling object protection

    • Fire protection / portable extinguishers

    • Forklift / powered industrial trucks operation

    • Hazard communication programs / GHS

    • Injury and illness record-keeping

    • Grain bin entry

    • Grinder safety

    • Guardrails

    • Ladders (fixed and portable)

    • Lockout / Tagout / Control of hazardous energy

    • Machine guarding

    • Manufacturing safety

    • Motorized equipment / earth-moving . . .

    • Noise / hearing conservation

    • Oil and gas operations

    • OSHA competent person requirements

    • OSHA multi-employer citation policy

    • OSHA training requirements
    • Paper mill safety

    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

    • Rebar / reinforcing steel protection

    • Respiratory protection

    • Safety inspections

    • Safety training
    • Scaffolding

    • Slips and falls

    • Signs and signals

    • Skylights and other roof openings
    • Stairways

    • Structural steel construction / Iron-working

    • Trenching and excavation
    • Tool and equipment safety
    • Warehouse safety
    • Walking and working surfaces

 

 

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OSHA Expert Witness services provided for clients within 250 miles of the following locations: Anniston AL, Auburn AL, Athens AL, Bay Minette, Birmingham AL, Decatur AL, Dothan AL, Florence AL, Gadsden, Hoover AL, Huntsville AL, Bessemer AL, Selma AL, Mobile AL, Montgomery AL, Tuscaloosa AL,Atlanta GA, Albany GA, Athens GA, Augusta GA, Columbus GA, Commerce GA, Dalton GA, Duluth GA, Gainesville GA, Kennesaw GA, LaGrange GA, Madison GA, Macon GA, Marietta GA, Norcross GA, Peachtree City GA, Rome GA, Roswell GA, Sandy Springs GA, Savannah GA, Smyrna GA, Thomasville GA, Valdosta GA, Warner Robins GA, Waycross Georgia, Greenville SC, Aiken SC, Anderson SC, Camden SC, Columbia SC, Charleston SC, Clemson SC, Florence SC, Greenville SC, Hilton Head SC, Mount Pleasant SC, North Charleston SC, Rock Hill SC, Spartanburg SC, Sumter SC, St Andrews South Carolina, Asheville NC, Boone NC, Burlington NC, Cary NC, Charlotte NC, Concord NC, Durham NC, Fayetteville NC, Ft Bragg NC, Gastonia NC, Goldsboro NC, Greensboro NC, Greenville NC, High Point NC, Jacksonville NC, Lexington NC, Monroe NC, Morganton NC, Mooresville NC, New Bern NC, Rocky Mount NC, Raleigh NC, Salisbury NC, Sanford NC, Statesville NC, Tarboro NC, Wake Forest NC, Wilmington NC, Winston Salem North Carolina, Altamonte FL, Apopka FL, Aventura FL, Bartow FL, Belle Glade FL, Bellair FL, Bloomingdale FL, Boca Raton FL, Boynton Beach FL, Brandon FL, South Bradenton FL, Cape Canaveral FL, Cape Coral FL, Carol City FL, Clearwater FL, Cocoa Beach FL, Citrus Park FL, Coconut Creek FL, Coral Springs FL, Coral gables FL, Country Club FL, Dania Beach FL, Davie FL, Daytona Beach FL, Deerfield Beach FL, Delray Beach FL, Deltona FL, Fort Lauderdale FL, Ft Pierce FL, Fountainbleau FL, Gainesville FL, Hialeah FL, Hollywood FL, Homestead FL, Jacksonville FL, Jupiter FL, Kendale Lakes FL, Kendall FL, Key Biscayne FL, Key Biscayne FL, Kissimmee FL, Lake Worth FL, Largo FL, Lakeside FL, Lauderhill FL, Lehigh Acres FL, Maitland 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