Machine Guarding Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Locate expert witnesses who may consult on all areas of machine guarding by clicking on the following links. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding machine safety, machine guards, and machine shields. These experts may provide reports concerning screen guards, workplace injuries, and machine safety guards. Consultants found here may also provide expert witness testimony on issues including safe guards, machinery violations, workplace hazards, machinery, and machine related injuries, as well as related topics.

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Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
Who is The Kilpatrick Group, PA? Our mission is to provide to you with forensic mechanical design engineering services that are dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of forensic engineering and the scientific method in order... Learn More ›

Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. (Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.)
Mr. Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. Safety Expert Witness has 18 + years of experience handling safety (OSHA & MSHA) field audits and safety compliance in mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and construction. U.S.A. and International. www.rkymtnsafety.com... Learn More ›

William S Howard, PhD, MBA, PE (A Machinery Expert)
Dr. Howard specializes exclusively in the area of Industrial Machinery, Equipment, and Manufacturing. With 30+ years of experience in machines, robotics, and automation (as well as an on-going practice specializing in the design, development, and safety... Learn More ›

Traci K. Campbell, P.E., CFSE, CXLT (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Ms. Campbell has over 22 years of experience investigating, analyzing, and testifying in matters involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. She is a leading expert in the following: industrial accident reconstruction and human factors; slip,... Learn More ›

John H. Hamilton, MSME PE
Mr. Hamilton, is a professional engineer and a full-time faculty member of the University of Arkansas. In this this faculty position he is responsible for teaching undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, including courses in safety and design. Previously... Learn More ›
Paul Eason (e4 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Eason combines experience from academia, industry, and consulting to address a variety of engineering and forensic subjects. His broad based materials engineering education allows him to examine product...
Chip Darius, OHST, CIT, CUSP (Safety Priority Consultants, LLC)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Over 360 catastrophic injury and fatality cases, federal and state court, plaintiff and defense. Connecticut attorneys and law firms have voted Safety Priority one of "The Best" 9 times in annual surveys....
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
C.J. Abraham (Technical Director, Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Abraham has over forty years of international experience consulting to insurance companies, municipalities, government agencies, and the legal profession. He has consulted in more than 3,500 matters...
J.P. Purswell, Ph.D., P.E., CPE (CSU-Pueblo)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Purswell has been qualified as an expert in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Industrial Safety (including OSHA issues) and Product Safety. He has testified in numerous cases with respect to the adequacy...
John R. Yannaccone, P.E. (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: John R. Yannaccone, PE has been an engineer for over 25 years. For over 20 of those years, he has worked in the forensic engineering field. Most of his work has been related to the investigation and analysis...
Bartley J. Eckhardt, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: BARTLEY J. ECKHARDT – P.E. Marine and Mechanical Engineer What better expert to retain for matters relating to marine and industrial engineering than a Merchant Mariner who’s versed in ship design and...
David A. Breitigam CIH, CSP (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: David A. Breitigam CIH, CSP Industrial Hygienist & Certified Safety Professional David is recognized as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and as a...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
Dennis W. Eckstine (Eckstine & Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dennis Eckstine has over 30 years experience in engineering, quality, and product safety including company representative at trial for equipment manufacturers. He has expertise and extensive experience...
Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST, CSI (ML) (HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.     and   HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corporation)
Location: Delaware
Areas of Expertise: Dr. McCartney is a Senior Safety Engineer and Expert Witness. Dr. McCartney holds certifications as a: Certified Safety Professional, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety...
Wade Lanning, Ph.D. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lanning is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in the forensic analysis of mechanical failures and material degradation, such as fracture surface analysis, metal corrosion, polymer oxidation and...
Alan D Black (adbForensics)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Alan Black PE, CSP, CFI-A has over 40 years of professional experience in concept development, engineering, safety analysis, inspection and testing of amusement park show, ride and stunt equipment, military...
Jon J. Pina, MS, CSP (Evergreen Environmental Health and Safety, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pina has forty plus years of experience in safety, health, Personal protective equipment, PPE, and environmental management/loss prevention for construction, demolition, coal, chemical, steel, environmental...
Harry Ehrlich (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Working as an Industrial Engineer since 1978, Harry has been responsible for the design and manufacture of consumer products, as well as commercial and industrial equipment. Harry has had extensive experience...
Technology Associates, LLC (Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) )
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published...
Robert C. Sugarman, PE (RCS Performance Systems, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Personal injury analyst. BA, MS, SM, PhD in physics & psychology (including MIT); 45 yrs R&D, teaching, trial testimony, industrial training, 'in the trenches'. Perception, vision, warnings, equipment/product...
Ryan Forensics, PLLC
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Ryan Forensics division of Ryan Engineering, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides quality, value-adding, professional services at competitive rates. We are a team of professional engineers licensed...
Tim A Martin (Martin Consulting, LLC)
Location: West Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Tim A. Martin has 48 years experience and is one of the leading mine safety experts in the US and has an in-depth knowledge of mine safety and regulatory issues related to personal injury, mine explosions...
Accident & Safety Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...
Ronald D Schaible, CIH, CSP, CPE (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ron Schaible, CIH, CSP, P.E. is Certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Registered Professional Engineer #36714-Safety (Massachusetts),...
Bob Hickman PE, CMSE (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Senior Consulting Engineer Bob Hickman is a Licensed Professional Engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas, and a Certified Machinery Safety Expert. He has over 30 years of manufacturing...
Stephen T Hopper (Inviscid Consulting)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE, is Founder and Principal of Inviscid Consulting. Over more than three decades, Steve has helped hundreds of clients plan and streamline their warehousing, fulfillment, distribution,...
Richard Murray, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Richard Murray is a Mechanical Engineer and industrial safety expert with vast expertise across product design, automation, and guarding; manufacturing processes; and other complex mechanical devices and...
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE (ATech Designs, Inc.)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE, is the President of ATech Designs, Inc. His medical experience includes intravenous (IV) systems & disposables, hernia repair, endometrial ablation, cardiovascular systems,...
Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PhD Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, MS Mechanics from Illinois Institute of Technology, BS Civil Engineering from Cooper Union. Licensed Professional Engineer (Safety) State of California. Accident...
Daryl Ebersole, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Daryl L. Ebersole, PE, is a licensed Professional Engineer in more than 10 states. He has also testified at trial in approximately 10 states. He is a proven investigator of electrical causes of fires,...
Michael Stichter, Ph.D., P.E. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Stichter is a Mechanical Engineer at ARCCA with extensive experience in automotive, recreational, transportation, agricultural, commercial and industrial equipment and systems. He specializes in failure...
Timothy Kobernat, CSP Ret (OSHAware, LLC)
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: A former OSHA Area Director and District Supervisor, I am now a consultant with OSHAware, LLC. OSHAware is a firm providing assistance to counsel regarding OSHA regulations, worksite safety/hazard analysis,...
Gregory W Miller (Miller Engineering Services)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Gregory W. Miller, P.E., B.S.E.E. has provided forensic expert witness and litigation consulting services in the areas of electric shock injury, electrocution, arc flash, industrial machine safeguarding,...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Les Winter, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Les Winter has been building and designing furniture for more than twenty-five years. As a skilled cabinet maker and professional engineer, Les applies his expertise towards the investigation of woodworking...
Rob Klein, MS, CIH (Coastal Safety, LLC)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Rob Klein, MS, CIH, is the principal of Coastal Safety, LLC, an environmental health and safety consultancy. He is a seasoned EHS professional and Certified Industrial Hygienist with more than 35 years...
Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., MBA, CIH (Ernest Chiodo P.C.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., C.I.H. is a physician, an attorney, a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H), toxicologist, and a biomedical (biomechanical) engineer. Dr. Chiodo received...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Sean P. Vozza, BSME (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vozza is a Mechanical Engineer who investigates cases involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. He has worked on over 500 accident reconstruction cases in the past seven years, providing...
John G. Green III, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: John G. Green III, P.E. Mechanical Engineer & Industrial Machinery Expert Jack Green is a Mechanical Engineer with specific expertise in industrial machinery, process systems, and construction site...
R. Kevin Smith, P.E. (R. K. Smith Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois and Indiana
Areas of Expertise: R. Kevin Smith, P.E., D.F.E. is President of R. K. Smith Engineering Inc. since 1997, a mechanical engineering safety and design consulting firm. Kevin has consulted on over a thousand matters nationwide...
Chad E. Jones, P.E., CFEI, CMSE®, CVFI (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Senior Consulting Engineer Chad Jones is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states, a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator,...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ed Gray is a Facilities Engineer, Property Management Expert, and Patented Inventor with over 36 years of combined professional experience in marine and shoreside facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic,...
William G Switalski, P.E. (Switalski Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: I have consulted in matters involving industrial and consumer products, industrial work practices, and premises liability since 1980. I've been retained on several hundred occasions by both Defense and...
MORRIS S. FARKAS, P.E. (Consulting Office of Morris S. Farkas)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MORRIS FARKAS, Professional Safety Engineer, has 39 years of experience in construction, demolition, industrial and electrical safety, with the following credentials: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil...
Mark R. Webster, P.E., MSME, DFE, MBA (Conveyors & Material Handling Expert)
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience with conveyors, material handling systems, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, elevators,...
Todd Metcalfe (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Todd Metcalfe is a Facilities Engineering and Industrial Safety Expert with 20+ years of experience in manufacturing and quality engineering for industrial machinery, heavy commercial vehicle components,...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Timothy Joganich, MSES, C.H.F.P. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Joganich is one of the nation’s leading experts in bicycle accident investigations. He applies his over 25 years of experience in the sciences of engineering, human movement, biomechanics and human...
Sean Shideh, P.E.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle...
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
Brian O'Donel, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Facilities Engineering and Workplace Safety Expert Brian has 30 years of experience in Facilities Engineering and Workplace Safety. His expertise reaches nearly every aspect of Facilities Management,...
Daryl J. Smith (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Building Systems, Facilities Systems, and Facilities Design Expert; Mechanical Engineer Daryl has more than 25 years of comprehensive expertise with facilities design and construction and building systems....
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
Kevin A. Rider (Forensic Human Factors, LLC)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Location: All 50 states. Kevin A. Rider, PhD, PE, CPE is a human factors expert, providing forensic engineering in the areas of driver behavior/attention, cell phone distraction, motor vehicle and pedestrian...
Jeffrey Kobilka, P.E., C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Jeffrey M. Kobilka, P.E., C.F.E.I. Electrical Engineer & Industrial Controls Expert Jeffrey Kobilka is an electrical engineer with more than a decade of professional experience in the engineering design...
Vincent P. Richardson
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Vincent Richardson is an experienced expert witness with over 35 years in the coal industry and 14 years as an underground mine manager. His expertise includes operational and engineering challenges in...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
Machine Guarding FAQs

What is a machine guarding expert witness?

A machine guarding expert witness is a professional who can testify about safeguarding equipment, engineering principles, OSHA regulations, hazard analysis, and machine design among other related topics.

What is the role of a machine guarding expert witness?

The role of a machine guarding expert witness is to provide technical knowledge and analysis of machine guarding and safety systems in the workplace.

How much can a person make as a machine guarding expert witness?

Machine guarding expert witnesses may make in a range from $175 to $400 per hour depending on the case.

What are the qualifications of a machine guarding expert witness?

A machine guarding expert witness should have knowledge of machine guarding requirements and safety protocols, as well as experience in assessing and mitigating risks associated with machinery.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by a machine guarding expert witness?

A machine guarding expert witness reviews evidence related to the design, installation, and maintenance of machine guards, as well as any relevant industry standards and regulations.

What type of cases typically require the testimony of a machine guarding expert witness?

Cases involving accidents or injuries caused by inadequate or faulty machine guarding typically require the testimony of a machine guarding expert witness to provide insight and analysis on industry standards and safety protocols.