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Construction Safety Experts

Construction accounts for approximately 20% of private sector worker deaths in the United States. The most common causes of these deaths are falls, being struck by falling or swinging items, and electrocutions.

Our construction safety experts specialize in all of these incidents, and the countless other hazards that are present on or around construction sites. Our experts are qualified by way of their training, education, and experience; they are degreed civil engineers with decades of hands-on construction experience.

Construction Safety Expertise

Construction is statistically one of the most dangerous industries. The orchestration of multiple, concurrent, tasks on a single site requires professional management and strict attention to safety standards.

The Construction Safety experts at Robson Forensic have worked at every level within the industry, from bricklayer on residential projects to project manager on multi-prime worksites. Our experts have done the work central to your case and can testify regarding the hazards, risks, and responsibilities in the construction industry.

The Construction Safety Experts at Robson Forensic bring to bear many years of hands-on construction experience and a working knowledge of applicable safety standards.

Construction Injury Casework Includes:

  • Falls from Floors, Roof Openings, and Edges
  • Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Trench & Excavation Collapses
  • Construction Equipment
  • Cranes and Rigging
  • Structural Collapses
  • Worksite Security

Construction Evidence & Testing

Robson Forensic offers a fully appointed laboratory to assist where casework requires the testing or inspection of construction materials, products, or equipment. Our lab facilities can accommodate large evidence items and are equipped to perform testing on a variety of electrical and mechanical devices. Visit our Mechanical Testing Laboratory page for more information.

Discuss Your Case With an Expert

Call or submit an inquiry to tell us about your case. Once we determine which expert is best qualified to assist, we will put you in direct contact.

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Bridge Fire - Expert Discusses Safety Standards with Post-Gazette

By J. David Gardner
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Concrete Pumping & Hose Whipping Incidents

Thursday, October 05, 2023
1:00 - 1:30 pm EST
Featuring Jeffrey A. Tedder
Video Webinar

Concrete pumping operations present a number of typical mishaps that can lead to personal injury. Many of these hazards are associated with the forces and energy exerted by the pump and should be…

Construction Guardrail Failures

Thursday, September 16, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Featuring Mark Duckett
Video Webinar

Construction guardrails used around elevated work surfaces are relatively simple systems, but are critical to worker safety on the job site. In this webinar, Structural Engineer, Mark Duckett, P.E.…

Construction Fall Investigations

Thursday, December 03, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Featuring Gregory H. Pestine & Mark Duckett
Webinar

This webinar will examine the standards and circumstances that figure prominently in construction fall investigations. Civil Engineer, Greg Pestine will provide an introduction to OSHA 1926 with an…