OSHA Expert - Fall Protection / Fall Prevention

As an OSHA expert with over 30 years of extensive experience in the field of occupational safety and health, one of the services offered by Curtis Chambers, MS, CSP, is OSHA expert witness and litigation support (consulting expert) services in matters related to OSHA fall protection and fall prevention standards for clients located throughout the United States.


Mr. Chambers extensive experience and training in the area of OSHA compliance make him uniquely qualified to offer OSHA expert services in the areas of fall protection / fall prevention. Here is a recap of his experience and training in this field:

Work Experience (starting with most recent)

  • Owner of OSHA training and consultation companies (1999 to present)
  • Corporate Safety Director - Fortune 500 Company
  • Employee Safety Coordinator - Major Municipality
  • Safety Officer - State OSHA Consultation program
  • V.P. of Operations (including worker safety) - Structural Steel Fabricator and Construction Company


Training and Education


  • M.S. in Occupational Safety and Health - Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. in Management of Human Resources - Regents College/University of the State of New York
  • U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA Training Institute
    • Initial OSHA Compliance Officer Training Course
    • Federal Construction Standards Course for Compliance Officers
    • On-Site Consultation Course
    • Industrial Noise Course
    • Analytical Laboratory Orientation Course
    • Oil and Gas Operations: Health and Safety Course
    • Workplace Back Injury Prevention Course


Other Qualifications


  • Designated a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 1993 by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
  • OSHA authorized Outreach Trainer - construction and general industry
  • Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) since 1992
  • Recognized as an OSHA Expert by courts and OSHA during litigation
  • Approved by OSHA as third-party consultant to assist employers as part of settlement agreements
  • Have been retained by the Solicitor of the US Dept of Labor as a final arbitrator of sorts in an OSHA case


Client Breakdown


  • Plaintiff's - approximately 30%
  • Defendants - approximately 70%
    Clients assisted include those engaged in manufacturing, construction, service industries, oil and gas, warehousing, transportation, and all levels of government (federal, state, municipal)

Topics addressed by Mr. Chambers as an OSHA expert in the areas of fall prevention / fall protection standards include, but are not limited to:

  • OSHA standards for fall protection / fall prevention (general industry and construction)
  • Identification of fall hazards and applicable standards
  • OSHA requirements for fall protection / fall prevention, including:
    • General industry operations
    • General construction activities
    • Scaffolding
    • Roofing operations
    • Skylights and other roof openings
    • Demolition
    • Steel erection activities
  • Requirements for fall prevention / fall protection equipment, including but not limited to:
    • Personal fall arrest equipment
    • Body positioning devices
    • Guardrails, barriers and screens
    • Stair rails / guardrails
    • Covers
    • Safety monitors
    • Fall prevention / protection for ladders and scaffolding

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OSHA Expert -  Fall Protection / Fall Prevention