Steven D High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT

Mr. Steven D High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT

High Environmental Health and Safety Consulting Ltd.
1866 Colonial Village Lane; Suite 110
Lancaster , PA 17601
Office: 717-293-4483
Fax: 717-274-1663

Introduction

Steven High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, EMT, CXLT -Board Certified Safety Professional / Industrial Hygienist with nearly 30 years in Environmental Health & Safety. Extensive experience in work site exposures (health & safety). OSHA compliance expert. Certified in slip-resistance measurement. Experienced in Slip, Trip and Fall cases. Authorized contract Instructor-Trainer in Construction and General Industrial Safety for the OSHA Training Outreach Institute. Trained in bio-statistics and epidemiology. Insightful, creative, scientific and principled approach to projects.


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Chemicals
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Site
  • Cranes
  • Electrical
  • Ergonomics
  • Forklifts
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Occupational/Environmental Health
  • OSHA
  • Premises Liability
  • Safety
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Tribology
  • Walking & Working Surfaces

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BS degree in Business Administration / Comp Sci - Elizabethtown College
Master’s in Safety Sciences (MS)-Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Thesis: Slip-Resistance)
Master’s in Public Health (MPH) - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Post-baccalaureate certificates (PBC) in epidemiology and bio-statistics (Drexel) and Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (Johns Hopkins).
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST)
Certified XL Tribometrist (CXLT)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Authorized OSHA Instructor (Construction & General Industry) and Master Trainer
Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Certified Instructor CPR / First Aid
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
(Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Committee)
American Society of Testing & Materials (ASTM)
(Official Voting Member of F-13 on Walking Working Surfaces)
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Past President / VP / Treasurer - Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council
Volunteer Habitat for Humanity Safety Committee
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Regular presenter for Pennsylvania Chamber & Business and Commerce's OSHA conference.
(TOPICS: Slips, Trips and Falls, Machine Guarding, Electrical Safety)
2015 Presenter for PA Chamber Human Resources Conference on Total Worker Health Concepts.
Presented multiple times for PA Governor's Occupational Safety & Health Conference.
(TOPICS: Slips, Trips and Falls, Machined Guarding, Training Methods, Confined Space)
Contract Trainer for: OSHA Training Institute, Associated Builders & Contractors.
Presented at Occupational Health Nurses Conference, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Conference, Risk Insurance Management Society Meeting, Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council (Slips, Trips and Falls, Electrical Safety, Machine Guards).
Extensive experience in presentation.
Regular Trainer providing 20-60 hours of training per month to private clients.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 28 (to-date)
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: OSHA Compliance Related Issues
Workers Compensation Noise Exposure
Slips, Trips and Falls
Excavation & Trenching
Chemical Exposures
Crane & Rigging Issues
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 46%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 54%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 8
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Testified in workers compensation proceeding.
Testified in arbitration.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Testified twice in same case for arbitrator.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Started doing very limited work in 2005. Working in the Safety and Health business since 1986.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Slip-resistance testing
Incident investigations
Consulting Services
Chemical exposure monitoring
As a consultant I have provided the following types of services: Slip-Testing services for manufacturers / owners. Training (OSHA Courses, Rigging & Signaling, Certification Prep Courses, Crises Management, NFPA 70E, Qualified Electrical Workers and many other topics)
OSHA compliance inspections
Ergonomic Surveys
Accident Investigations
Program Development in a Wide Range of Subjects
Safety Management Systems Reviews and Design
Chemical Exposure Assessments
Indoor Air Quality Reviews
Cancer Cluster Review

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: See current rate sheet
2017 - ~$300 / hour for most work
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: See current rate sheet
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: See current rate sheet
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: See current rate sheet
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Expenses as stated in rate sheet.


References

References upon request.