Rob Medlock - Former OSHA Area Director

Safety Controls Technology
6993 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights , OH 44130
Office: 440-449-6000

Before joining Safety Controls Technology in February of 2011, Mr. Medlock served over 33 years in the forefront of occupational safety & health working for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). During his tenure he served in OSHA's Area, Regional, National and State Plan offices completing many assignments critical to the Agency and becoming well respected in the labor and business communities. He is a skilled team builder who believes in the value of providing a safe workplace.

As Area Director of OSHA's Cleveland Office for more than 19 years, he oversaw more than 17,000 inspections and over 40 significant cases which included penalties over $100,000. An expert in OSHA policy and compliance, he has been favorably recognized by OSHA and Department of Labor (DOL) for sustained performance and special projects imperative to the mission of OSHA. Mr. Medlock is an effective communicator and public speaker. He has conducted more than 150 public speaking engagements for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An expert negotiator, he has successfully settled thousands of cases involving OSHA Citations in addition to providing testimony for the Secretary of Labor in OSHRC cases.

Safety Controls Technology (SCT) provides review, guidance, and testimony services for legal teams regarding cases involving alleged workplace safety and health violations. Members of our expert witness team have been retained by legal counsel for plaintiffs, defendants and OSHA. SCT's Safety Expert Witness team is headed by Robin Medlock, a former OSHA Area Director. Together, the team serves as OSHA expert witnesses as well as authorities on a variety of other safety topics.

While serving as Vice President for Safety Controls Technology (SCT), Mr. Medlock has successfully helped manage a professional staff with various job descriptions related to Safety Consultation, Industrial Hygiene, and Occupational Health Services in workplaces throughout the state of Ohio and nationwide. SCT's Expert Witness department is staffed with highly experienced industry professionals and former safety directors/managers from government, manufacturing, and construction.

Areas of Expertise
  • Construction Safety
  • Electrical
  • Failure Analysis
  • Fire
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Ladders & Scaffolds
  • Machine Guarding
  • OSHA
  • Safety
  • Safety Engineering
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Wrongful Death


Available Upon Request