Joe DeFranco, CSP

Joe DeFranco, CSP

Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc
7553 Silver View Lane
Raleigh, NC 27613
Office: 919-417-2139

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 for construction and general industry matters. Joe is an OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer, a NCCCO Certified Crane Operator and Inspector, a MSHA Certified Instructor, a Certified Independent STAR Assessor, and a professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

Experienced in:

Workplace Safety and Health
-Workplace Accidents, including catastrophic injury and fatality cases
-OSHA & MSHA Compliance and Citation Issues
-MSHA Part 48 & 46
-Accident investigations
-Multi-Employer Worksites

-Crane Accidents
-Crane Safety
-Mobile and Overhead Cranes
-Rigging & Signalperson

-Fall Protection
-Trenching and Excavation
-Confined Space
-Forklift, Aerial Lift
-Struck-By/Caught-Between Hazards
-Electrical Safety
-Chemical Safety including lead, silica, hexavalent chromium, and ammonia safety
-Machine Guarding
-Hand and Power Tool Safety

*Available Nationwide
*Experienced in cases for both plaintiffs and the defense


Areas of Expertise
  • Construction
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Site
  • Cranes
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • OSHA
  • Power Tools
  • Roofing
  • Safety Engineering


Available Upon Request