Accident prevention expert witnesses are an important part of occupation health and safety. Because accidents can happen in any environment, accident prevention is relevant in a wide range of industries and implemented to protect the safety of employees or any other persons.
Entire safety programs are designed for the sole purpose of preventing accidents and promoting worker safety, the details of which depend on the industry in question. The industrial field, for instance, will have rules and regulations regarding industrial hygiene and the use of chemicals and hazardous materials, while the construction industry will have rules regarding the use of machinery and different types of equipment that are unique to the field. Safety engineering is a discipline that addresses the issue of accident prevention for a number of industries, notably ones involving the use of machinery and industrial materials.
While it is important to have safety regulation in place in the industrial fields, accident prevention is also relevant for other workplace environments, including office buildings and recreational areas. Slips, trips, and falls, for instance, can happen anywhere, so planning ahead and maintaining best practice in accident prevention is key. Any company can be subject to violations of worker safety. Businesses are expected to have measures in place to prevent accidents before they even occur by utilizing the professional experience of an accident prevention expert witness.
The failure of accident prevention may result in a possible lawsuit. Attorneys and insurance professionals should utilize the expertise of a highly qualified accident prevention expert witness to evaluate the situation and get expert opinion. ForensisGroup has been matching clients with only the best available expert witnesses for over twenty years. Take a look through our highly selective group of experts and submit an expert request form or call us today for the best experts.