Health and safety

This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Health and safety. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

Formerly employed by the Health & Safety Executive as one of HM Inspectors of Health & Safety, my expertise lies in the investigation of industrial accidents & the interpretation of health & safety legislation • Particular fields of expertise are: • Forestry • Sawmilling • Agriculture • Construction • General manufacturing • Oil & gas industry • The company I run employs specialists in noise & vibration, lifting machinery & appliances, asbestos & fire
Dr Ford in LONDON
General safety & electrical engineering issues • Equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres • Application of health & safety legislation & assessment of risk • Suitability of equipment & design specification • Track-mounted cableway installations • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) • Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) • CE Machinery Directive Additional office at: • 188 Burton Road, Ashby de la Zouch , Leicestershire, LE65 2TF.
Over 30 years' experience covering: • Safety Management Systems • Safety Engineering • Major Hazards • Quantitative Risk Analysis & Assessment • Process Safety • Explosions • Safety Critical Elements • Fire Safety Engineering • Fire Protection • Fire & Gas Detection • Safety Audits • Planning Applications & Safety Cases • Emergency Response Sectors: • Oil & Gas Onshore & Offshore • Petrochemicals • Pipelines • Subsea • Railways & Underground Transit Systems • Hotels & Occupied Buildings • Dock Operations & Container Handling • Wood Mills • Construction...
Accident investigation • Major hazards • Fire • Explosion • Toxic gas • Chemical spills • HSWA • COMAH • COSHH • DSEAR • Industrial injuries from chemical & process hazards • Risk from transport, storage, handling & treatment of chemicals, including hazardous waste • Environmental impact assessment • Accidents to the environment • Planning inquiries (risk & air pollution issues) • Air pollution, including odour nuisance & food tainting • Cargo quality disputes • Cargo contamination incidents Over 25 years' experience in research, postgraduate...
Dr Cox in MORDEN
Expertise: • Safety • Accident investigation • Health & Safety at Work Act & Regulations • Personal injury • Fires • Explosions • Risk assessment • Safety management • Occupational accidents • Product safety • Dangerous goods • Falls • Mechanical or structural failure • Machinery Sectors: • Industrial • Construction • Mechanical • Electrical • Manufacturing • Factories • Oil • Gas • Offshore • Chemicals • Pipelines • Railways • Public transport • Ports & docks • Food • Retail • Leisure
Health and safety auditing, management, documentation investigation and law • Health and safety in healthcare, hospitals, care support, education, mental health, special education, local authorities, residential homes, warehousing • Stress, violence and aggression, assaults, pedestrian/vehicle segregation, warehouse operations, swimming pools, schools, leisure centres, grounds maintenance, transport
Very experienced practitioner specialising in health & safety/food safety matters since 1988, including 9 years as an enforcement officer • Particular areas of expertise include investigation of workplace injuries & fatalities, risk assessment, risk management & insurance-related matters • Further expertise as a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with respect to food contamination, HACCP, food processing, alleged food poisoning & food-borne injury Author of Food Emergencies - A Practical Approach to...
Safety policy, process and management systems • The application and interpretation of health and safety legislation and guidance in leisure parks, fairgrounds, adventure activities, soft play, outdoor play or any other leisure pursuit • Engineering management across critical national defence infrastructure in peace and conflict
Construction industry • All workers at height, including: • Steeplejacks • Lightning conductor engineers • Roof workers, etc. • Injuries: falls, slips & fatal injury • Damage • Lightning protection • Risk assessment
Health & safety management systems • Organisational culture • Training & education • Incident investigation • Workplace traffic management • Machinery safety & guarding • Manual handling • Noise • Thermal comfort & stress • Confined space entry • COSHH assessments • Airborne contaminant control • Experienced in the assessment of requirement for, procurement, training, fitting, use, storage & maintenance of PPE & RPE • Exposure to hazardous substances • Asbestos exposure • Occupational hygiene
Mr Marmoy-Haynes in UPMINSTER
I accept instructions from defendants and claimants via solicitors on most health and safety topics. I have particular experience in health and safety legislation, fatal accident investigation, manufacturing, construction, banking, education, healthcare, charity, retail and pharmaceuticals. My skills include: risk assessment, training, work at height, fall prevention, safe systems of work, safety documentation and policies, fire safety and protection, COSHH, manual handling and work equipment.
Mr Jones in LONDON
Cryptocurrencies • Money laundering • Counter funding of terrorism • AML • CFT • Bitcoin • Bitcoin mining • Crypto exchanges • Wallets • Public addresses • Private keys • Technology • General IT outsourcing • Blockchain • Digital currencies • Regulation Author of The Executive Guide to Blockchain: Using Smart Contracts and Digital Currencies in your Business
Criminal and civil investigator and expert witness for accidents, asbestos, construction, universities and much more. • 10 years as HSE Inspector (undertaking prosecutions) • 13 years at Newcastle University - Head of Safety • Freelance since 2012 Multiple award winner from 2015 to 2023 • Lawyer Monthly Expert Witness awards annually since 2017 • Lawyer International - Legal 100 awards annually since 2018 and many more, see Reports normally available in 3 weeks.
Mrs McNeill in GLASGOW
Health & safety • Mechanical engineering design • Investigation of industrial accidents, personal injuries & fatalities • Occupational diseases (asbestos, noise, hand-arm vibration) • Investigations of fire & explosions • Investigation of defective engineering design & plant mal-performance • Risk assessments • PPE • Safe systems of work • Legionnaires disease
Mr Wormald in KINGSWOOD
We accept instructions from prosecutors, appellants, defendants and claimants in criminal and civil work on most health and safety topics. Our expertise extends to manufacturing and service industries, construction, commercial, offices, education, entertainment, local government, health services, retail, fairgrounds, public works, airports, Crown services and utilities. Topics include: • Work at height • Systems of work • Safety documentation • Risk assessment • Guarding of machinery • Works transport • Lifting operations •...
All areas of civil & criminal cases relating to occupational health, safety & welfare, for example: • Accident investigation • Occupier liability • WRULD cases/RSI • Premises health & safety issues causing illness, injury, etc. • Risk assessment • Training, competence & development • Failure in management systems Completed CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing Level 6
Mr Watson in FAREHAM
I provide independent and objective expert witness services in Environmental Health, Occupational Hygiene, Health and Safety, and Fire Safety Risk assessment. I have worked in these areas since 1978 and have provided expert witness services since 1996. I am trained as an expert witness and have provided over a thousand reports for the court. I accept instructions as a Single Joint Expert and from solicitors acting on single instructions for claimants and defendants. I have given evidence in court on numerous...
Dr Ball in LONDON
Accident investigation • Accident prevention • Accidental injuries • Adventure activities safety • Canal safety • Countryside safety • Consumer safety • Safety in education • Safety in physical education • Falls accident investigation • Water slides safety • Historic environment • Safety in industry • Leisure activities safety • Leisure accident investigation • Local authorities safety • National Parks public safety • Occupational safety • Sports injuries • Playground injuries
Mr Sproston in WIGSTON
Safety strategy and high-level policies • Hazard identification • Hazard assessment - qualitative and quantitative • ALARP • Safety integrity targeting • Safety integrity verification • Safety measure implementation, adequacy and assurance • Safety validation • Safety justification of complex equipment • Safety procedures/process development • Safety indicators/safety monitoring and reaction to events • Accident/incident investigation
Mrs Rutherford-Hacon in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Risk assessment • Building engineering • Health and safety • Civil engineering: accident investigation, health and safety, risk assessment, risk management • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations • Construction risk management • Construction safety • Demolition: accident investigation, health and safety, risk assessment • Falls • Health and Safety at Work Act and regulations • Safety auditing • Risk management • Height work: regulations, risk assessment, safety • Safety management
Detailed forensic investigation of accidents, incidents, materials and mechanical failure • Product liability/fitness for purpose • Application of health and safety legislation and associated standards • Hazard identification and assessment of risk • Incorporated Engineer with practical experience in the Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations Regulations (LOLER) and Pressure Safety Systems Regulations (PSSR) inspection industries • Competent in lifting equipment, work equipment, Machinery Directive and general workplace...
31 years of experience in: • Asbestos consultancy, training and project management • Expert witness for asbestos • Health and safety compliance auditing • Health and safety management and risk assessment • Occupational hygiene consulting • Fire risk assessment
Mr Humphrey in MAIDSTONE
Personal injury & fatal accidents, including: • Falling, tripping & slipping accidents • Workplace hazards • Machinery hazards • Manual handling, lifting & repetitive strain injury • Industry hazards • Cranes, lifts & forklift truck accidents • Domestic hazards • Commercial premises hazards & accidents • Sports & leisure accidents & hazards • Fairground & playground accidents • Musculoskeletal injury & diseases • Industrial products, including: • Defective equipment • Equipment failures • Product liability disputes • Product defects & injuries •...
Hughes in CARLISLE
Occupational safety & health representation • Accident/incident investigation • Risk assessment & analysis • Management systems • Safe work systems • Human factors • Engineering failures • Compliance • Due diligence • Expert witness • COVID 19 risk assessment, audit & compliance checking • Review of systematic failures and consequences investigation.
Miss Barker in LONDON
I am an architect with 35 years' experience on a range of building types and sizes and in various capacities. I completed my MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration at Kings College London and I also hold a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration. I am an arbitrator and adjudicator. I am a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers and I hold a Professional Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment (Life Safety). Member of the Academy of Experts. Listed on the RIBA Register of Experts. I hold the Cardiff University...
Mr Hanna in BELFAST
Quality, Safety, Health, CDM, Environment, Sustainability, Security and Risk Consultant with a career in public and private organisations covering the construction, civil engineering, facility management, consultancy and insurance service sectors. Highly experienced in the following management standards: ESG, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, NSI Gold, SIA ACS, Construction Line, Safe Contractor, Safe T Cert, etc.
Exposure assessment and control of chemical, physical and biological agents • Personal protective equipment requirement, selection, use and management • Risk assessment • Health and safety management systems • Incident investigation • Manual handling • Asbestos exposure
Mr Horrocks in ST ALBANS
All forms of environmental health work undertaken, including: • Environmental protection, including air pollution control • Environmental, community & occupational noise assessment & control • Investigation & resolution of statutory nuisances • Environmental assessments of new development proposals under Town & Country Planning Acts • Food poisoning investigations • Food safety audits • Food hygiene training • Housing disrepair & fitness assessments • Health & safety risk assessment & accident investigations • Policy development...
Eur Ing Cunliffe in GRIMSBY
My past career has included 8 years in industry & 7 years as a Specialist Inspector of the HSE where my specialism was process safety & flammable materials. I can therefore accept instruction in most cases where health & safety legislation is concerned, i.e. storage, use & processing of flammable materials, etc.
Professor Ball in NORWICH
Risk assessment, examinations, evaluations & reports • Public safety • Occupational safety • Environmental contamination • Risk management policy • Safety policy • Water slide safety • Playground safety • Leisure & sport safety • Consumer safety • Transport safety • Accidents • Child safety • Legal requirements for safety Change of address Summer 2023 : RAMA, 232 Bluebell Road, Norwich , NR4 7LW.
Mechanical engineering • Pressure vessels • Pressure systems • Safety of amusement rides • Safety of fairground rides • COMAH regulations • Gas explosions • Machinery guarding • Forensic engineering • Scaffolding • Construction • Chemical industry • Experienced in the assessment of requirement for, procurement, training, fitting, use, storage & maintenance of PPE & RPE
Assisting with claims for damages following accidents or ill-health at work • Site inspections & witness statements, assessment of negligence & whether breaches of legislation have occurred • Advice on whether all reasonably practicable steps have been taken by a defendant employer • Interpretation of all occupational health & safety legislation & how this applies in any particular case
Dr Purnell in ST ALBANS
Health risk assessment & control of hazards in the workplace • Occupational hygiene • Noise • Hand-arm vibration • COSHH • LEV • Personal protective equipment • Legionella risk assessment & control • Microbiological hazards Areas of expert witness work include: • Investigation of workplace accidents and environmental pollution incidents • Identification of causative factors in cases of occupational ill-health • Examination of work environments and equipment following failure and/or injury • Inspection of workplaces, processes...
Mr Walton in LANCASTER
Experienced consultant in geotechnical engineering (both mining and civil engineering), quarrying, open pit mining and health and safety in mining and quarrying • Chartered Mining Engineer, Chartered Geologist and Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner • Extensive experience in consulting, contracting and managing mining and quarrying operations in both technical and production capacities • Works extensively in the UK, Europe and Africa • Expert evidence given in mineral extraction, slope stability in mines and...

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