8 Apr, 2021

Drugs/Alcohol in the work place.

By |2021-04-08T07:55:05-06:00April 8th, 2021|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employer OSHA Compliance, Mining, OSHA Safety, Safety Expert Witness, Safety programs, Worker Safety|0 Comments

Drugs/Alcohol in the workplace. Drugs in our society, be they licit or illicit, are not uncommon.  Operating equipment of any kind or the workplace is not suitable for drug use (including some prescription drugs).   The reason being is that many drugs can affect or impair mental and physical function.  On the job, one must be [...]

1 Nov, 2018

OSHA, there are differing rules for each industry.

By |2018-11-01T16:29:16-06:00November 1st, 2018|Employer OSHA Compliance, Safety Expert Witness, Safety practices|0 Comments

OSHA, there are differing rules for each industry. OSHA is comprised of four different safety laws.  General Industry, Construction Industry, Agriculture Industry and Maritime Industry.  Each industry has its own safety rules.  And while some of the industries face similar hazards they each have their own unique safety rules. From a litigation standpoint, it is [...]

16 Oct, 2017

Colorado Expert Witness Disclosure-Updated Rules

By |2018-01-10T14:42:55-07:00October 16th, 2017|Safety Expert Witness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do your expert witness reports and testimony comply with 2015 amendments to C.R.C.P. 26 (a) (2) (B) (I) and C.R.C.P. 37 (a) (1)?  Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado v. Earl Swensson Associates, Inc., 2017 CO 94, ___P.3d___ (Colo. Oct. 2, 2017)  The employ of expert witnesses in litigation is typically undertaken to help the decider of [...]

31 Jul, 2017

Unintended Consequences in Safety-Repeat OSHA Violations

By |2018-01-10T15:36:10-07:00July 31st, 2017|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement, OSHA Safety, Safety Expert Witness, Uncategorized, Worker Safety|0 Comments

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”, so said Laurence J. Peter, a professor at the University of Southern California whose works touched the business world.  (He is well known for the “Peter Principal”.)  Peter’s above quote essentially points out that action lacking a clear objective will [...]