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OSHA Construction Fall Protection - Reference Guide

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
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The Construction Safety Experts at Robson Forensic have compiled the OSHA Fall Protection Reference Guide. This guide covers the construction fall protection standards that are most commonly cited in…

Investigating Ladder Incidents

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
Expert Article

While most people have used ladders, few people are familiar with the proper terminology to describe the components of a ladder; for this reason, the experts at Robson Forensic have created this…

Construction Scaffolding Hazards & Injury Prevention

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
Expert Article

This document provides an introduction to some of the requirements intended to prevent scaffold related injuries. Construction Scaffold Hazards About 65% of all construction workers use scaffolding in…

Deck Collapse - Expert Introduction to Residential Deck Failures

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
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The collapse of a deck is a significant structural failure that can result in serious injury and/or substantial monetary damages. This article provides an overview of a typical deck anatomy and…

Heavy Rigging Operations

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
Expert Article

In this short article, Civil Engineer, Brent Leisenring, P.E., retells the details of a heavy rigging project that he was responsible for managing prior to joining Robson Forensic. Brent now applies…

Damage to Adjacent Building During Construction - Expert Investigation

By Brent R. Leisenring, P.E.
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In this article we revisit a case in which a building owner claimed that damage to his building was caused by vibrations associated with a construction project on an adjacent property. Damage to…