Industrial Safety Forensic Investigation
Workplace safety is important to every employee. While US employment has almost doubled since 1970, workplace fatalities have been reduced by more than 65%, and occupational injury and illness rates have declined by 67%. Still, 4,405 workers were killed on the job in 2013.
Heiberg Engineering & Forensics investigates workplace accidents and incidents involving injury and fatalities at manufacturing, industrial and construction workplaces.
Our forensic investigators have years of extensive knowledge of OSHA requirements and experience in conducting various types of workplace accident investigations.
To discern the cause(s) of industrial mishaps, we investigate:
- Physical hazards
- Proper machine design
- Proper machine guards
- Intended function of the machine (utility)
- Employee negligence
- Proper training
- Adequate safety protocols
- OSHA compliance
- ANSI compliance
- Compliance to safety standards
- Safety management systems such as Lock out Tag out