ForensisGroup Respiratory Protection Expert Witnesses work in this area of worker safety to prevent atmospheric contamination at the worksite. This may involve the design and operation of employee respirators or confining the contaminant-producing operation, exhausting the contaminant, or substituting the work with less toxic materials.
Commonly, coal miners wear respiratory protection masks to avoid breathing in coal dust that is generated during mining. Recent lawsuits have involved dust masks that were found to be a cause of workers contracting black-lung disease.
Respirable crystalline silica and asbestos exposure are two other materials that causes severe injury.
Our experts assist in negligence cases and opine on OSHA regulations and standards, products liability, standards or case, and contributory negligence. They also consult with companies on respiratory protection programs, industrial hygiene, and safety engineering. They write and review worksite specific procedures, evaluate respiratory protection programs, and assist with the selection of an appropriate respirators approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), as well as respiratory protection training and mask fit testing.
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