OSHA Expert Witness - Corpus Christi TX Area

As an OSHA expert with over 28 years 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) for clients located in the Corpus Christi / South Texas region. Due to his thorough vetting process, these services accounts for only a small portion of his overall workload.

 

Mr. Chambers' extensive experience and training in the area of OSHA compliance make him uniquely qualified to offer OSHA expert services. 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 with operations in manufacturing heavy steel products, mining, truckimg, and concrete construction products
  • 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, transportation, warehousing, oil and gas,and all levels of government (federal, state, municipal)
  • Topics addressed as an OSHA expert include, but are not limited to:
    • Aerial lift / boom-lift / scissorlift operation

    • Back injury / manual material handling

    • Cutting and welding (including compressed gasses)

    • Confined space entry (permit-required . . .)

    • Cranes and hoists (mobile and fixed)

    • Competent person requirements
    • Concrete and masonry construction

    • Demolition

    • Electrical safety

    • Fall protection - construction and general industry

    • Falling object protection

    • Fire protection / portable extinguishers

    • Forklift / powered industrial trucks operation

    • Hazard communication programs

    • Injury and illness record-keeping

    • Grain bin entry

    • Guardrails

    • Ladders

    • Lockout / Tagout (aka control of hazardous energy)

    • Machine guarding

    • Manufacturing safety

    • Motorized equipment / earth-moving . . .

    • Noise / hearing conservation

    • Oil and gas safety
    • OSHA competent person requirements
    • OSHA multi-employer work-site inspection policy

    • OSHA training requirements
    • Paper mill safety

    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

    • Rebar / reinforcing steel protection

    • Respiratory protection

    • Safety inspections

    • Safety training
    • Scaffolding

    • Slips and falls

    • Signs and signals

    • Skylights and other roof openings
    • Stairways

    • Structural steel construction / Iron-working

    • Trenching and excavation
    • Tool and equipment safety
    • Warehouse safety
    • Walking and working surfaces

 

 

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