Expert Witness Services




As a US-DOL Occupational Safety and Health expert with over 40 years’ experience in the field, Sandra Whitaker (CSHO) offers US-DOL-OSHA expert witness and litigation support for clients located throughout Texas.

Mrs. Whitaker’s extensive experience, education, and training in the area of US-DOL-OSHA compliance make her uniquely qualified to offer these expert services.


  • Expert Witness - Deposition, Arbitration, Trial – both plaintiff and defense.
  • Comprehensive review and interpretation of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 General Industry.
  • Injury and accident investigation services including determination of

     cause, research, opinion and consultation.


Education and Training

  • BS - Occupational Safety & Health - Southwest University - Highest Honors
  • AAS - Occupational Safety & Health - Texas State Technical College - Highest Honors
  • U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA Training Institute
    • OSHA Compliance Officer Training Course
    • Industrial Noise Course
    • Workplace Back Injury Prevention Course
    • Ergonomic Safety Course
    • Hazard Communication 2012 (GHS)
    • OSHA Recordkeeping
    • Accident Investigation / Analysis


  • Safety and Health Management
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Powered Industrial Truck
  • Fall Prevention / Fall Arrest Systems
  • Machinery / Machine Safeguarding
  • Evacuation and Emergency Planning
  • Federal Construction Standards Course for Compliance Officers

Other Qualifications

  • Certified Safety Health Official (CSHO) Texas Extension Engineering Service - DOL – OSHA
  • OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer - General Industry
  • Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)


Aerial lift / scissorlift operation

Back injury / manual material handling

Confined space entry (permit-required . . .)

Fall protection - construction and general industry

Fire protection / portable extinguishers

Forklift / powered industrial trucks operation

Hazard communication programs

Injury and Illness recordkeeping


Lockout / Tagout

Machine guarding

Noise / hearing conservation

OSHA competent person requirements

OSHA multi-employer worksite inspection policy

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Respiratory protection

Safety inspections

Slips and falls

Signs and signals


Tool and equipment safety

Warehouse safety



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