Safety Engineering Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who may consult and testify on safety engineering may be found on this page. Experts found here may consult on issues involving safety in engineering, construction safety engineering, and safety design engineering. These experts may provide reports concerning product safety and accident prevention. They may also opine on safety-certified systems, probabilistic fault tolerance, inherent safety, and system safety, among other topics.

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C.J. Abraham (Technical Director, Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.)
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 involving human factors, safety, personal injury... Learn More ›

MORRIS S. FARKAS, P.E. (Consulting Office of Morris S. Farkas)
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 Engineering, Master of Science Degree in Safety,... Learn More ›

Accident & Safety Consultants
($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 Codes, Regulations, Standards & Compliance •... Learn More ›

Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
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 Reconstruction technical disciplines: Failure... 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 ›
Christine E. Carrigan, P.E., PhD (RoadSafe, LLC)
Location: Maine
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Carrigan is a licensed Civil Engineer (serving clients nationally) providing highway, roadside, and traffic safety expert consulting services with particular focus in these areas: run-off-road crashes...
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,...
John H. Hamilton, MSME PE
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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...
Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng. (Habitat Engineering & Forensics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert consultant/witness in over 90 cases with testimony/trial experience. Dr. Barzegar is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering and construction...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
Michael S. Gossman, M.S., DABR, FAAPM, FACR (Regulation Directive Medical Physics)
Location: Kentucky
Areas of Expertise: I am the Chief Medical Physicist in Radiation Oncology at a facility in New Albany, Indiana. I am responsible for all scientific and technical aspects of imaging, treatment and radiation safety and am...
Kenneth J Kutchek, P.E., C.F.E.I., CMSE (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kenneth Kutchek, PE, C.F.E.I., CMSE, is an electrical engineer with more than 30 years of hands-on experience in manufacturing, industrial automation, process control, electrical design and software development....
Dave R Clark, PE (Miller Engineering)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: There are four PhD and registered Professional Engineers at Miller Engineering who are celebrating 40 years of Professorships at three universities along with providing services to Government, Insurance,...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. Its Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 50 years of experience in the traffic accident and engineering fields. The firm specializes...
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...
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,...
J. David Gardner, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dave Gardner is a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 25 years of professional experience. He applies his expertise to construction claims and injury investigations involving residential, commercial,...
Ronald K. Tyson (Tyson Enterprises, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: BUILDING & PREMISES EXPERT, Review and research to render opinions on correct building codes and life-safety standards concerning construction, ADA & OSHA issues. Opinions on causation & foreseeability,...
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....
Christian A. Yates, M.S., P.E. (Alpha Engineering & Consulting, LLC )
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Yates has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and specializes in accident reconstruction. Current work includes the analysis and reconstruction of vehicular accidents, including vehicular dynamics and occupant restraint systems.
Craig Moskowitz, MBA, MS, PE (CLM Engineering Associates, LLC)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community....
Kenneth D. Newson (Interior Specifications)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic scientist in floor related litigation including slip & falls, all materials and installation, moisture vapor testing, and Slip Resistance testing. Member of ASTM. Marble Institute of America,...
Stephen E. Fournier, P.E., NCEES (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: STEPHEN E. FOURNIER, P.E., NCEES Construction Injury, Construction Equipment, Workplace Safety, Ladder Expert Steve has over 35 years in the construction field and has performed more than 1,000 forensic...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
Tara Parhizkar, Ph.D., P.E. (Forward Thinking)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Parhizkar is a distinguished expert witness renowned for her profound expertise in root cause analysis and quantitative risk assessment of complex systems. With over 15 years of professional experience,...
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...
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,...
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...
Joe DeFranco, CSP (Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Joe DeFranco has over 25 years of experience in construction, industrial and crane safety consulting. He has been a Board Certified Safety Professional since 2001 and has been retained in over 50 cases...
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...
Gregory H. Pestine, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Gregory H. Pestine, PE Construction, Construction Safety, Quality Control / Assurance, and Civil Engineering Expert Greg has nearly 30 years of experience in various roles in many types of construction...
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...
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 ·...
Dale R Wheeler (Systech Fire Protection LLC)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Wheeler is a registered and degreed fire protection and safety engineer with over 45 year' experience. Mr. Wheeler is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology and is registered in over 25...
Deborah E Dickerson PhD CIH CSP CHMM (Dickerson Consulting LLC)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Expertise in: product design and safety; design of product warnings and labels; chemical exposure risks, analysis, and health outcomes; industrial system design, safety, and training. I am an associate...
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...
Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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...
H. Landis Floyd (Electrical Safety Group Inc.)
Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: I am an expert, author, speaker, and educator in occupational electrical safety. I received my BSEE from VA Tech in 1973. My 45+ year career with DuPont focused on electrical safety in the construction,...
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...
James D. Madden. P.E. (Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer, Sr. Forensic Engineer at  Madden Accident Analysis, Investigation, Reconstruction)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: During over 35 years of Forensic Engineering work Senior Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. has: - completed over 1100 cases - prepared and issued over 700 written reports - prepared and issued...
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),...
Matthew F. Baretich (Baretich Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: We conduct incident investigations when a medical device may have contributed to death or injury. We inspect and test medical devices to determine their safety and function relative...
Carl Berkowitz (Carl Berkowitz)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for...
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...
Greg Gerganoff, CSP, Esq. (Rocky Mountain Safety Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: 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....
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...
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...
Tim S Leggett, P. Eng., P. E. (Forensic Dynamics Inc. )
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Tim Leggett, P. Eng. P. E. founded Forensic Dynamics Inc. in 1988 and remains a senior accident reconstruction engineer, having reconstructed over 5300 accidents and testified in over 425 trials across...
David Smith, MSME, MBA, PE, CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with seven issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award-winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, a mechanical engineering consulting...
G. Robert Salisbury III (Salisbury Construction Service)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: G. Robert Salisbury III provides consulting through planning, construction and post-construction phases of institutional, multi-family, commercial and industrial projects, including cost estimating,...
Paul Chen (PC Squared Consultants - Consumer Product Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance Consultant & Expert Witness)
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Paul Chen is a consumer product (non-food) safety, regulatory and retail compliance, quality assurance and control, 3rd party lab testing / inspection / auditing, CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission),...
John Tyson (AR TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS INC )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tyson is a Registered Professional Engineer , Licensed Mechanicl Engineer and Licensed Engineering Contractor in California He has more than thirty three years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction,...
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...
Cory W Bruner (Propel Safety Consulting)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Propel Safety Consulting offers turn key solution for Safety Consulting and Safety Expert witness.
Gerard Cadet, MS (Traffic and Transportation Engineering) (Traffic Engineer (Dade County), Advanced Work Zone Certified, Traffic Expert & Work Zone Safety LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I ave more than 24 years of engineering experience in transportation and traffic engineering with emphasis in traffic operations and work zone safety. I have a Master Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis...
Safety Engineering FAQs

What is a safety engineering expert witness?

A safety engineering expert witness is a professional who provides expert opinions on issues related to safety and risk managements. These experts may testify on the design and operation of equipment, systems, and safety hazards.

What is the role of a safety engineering expert witness?

The role of a safety engineering expert witness is to provide technical knowledge and analysis of safety systems, equipment, and procedures.

How much can a person make as a safety engineering expert witness?

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

What are the qualifications of a safety engineering expert witness?

A safety engineering expert witness should have qualifications in safety protocols, risk assessment, and accident prevention, as well as knowledge of industry standards and regulations.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a safety engineering expert witness?

A safety engineering expert witness gathers evidence through site inspections, document reviews, and interviews with witnesses. They analyze the evidence to determine if safety standards were met and provide expert testimony in court.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a safety engineering expert witness?

Cases involving accidents, product liability, workplace safety, construction site safety, and transportation safety may require expert opinions from a safety engineering expert witness to determine liability and provide recommendations for prevention.