DH Glabe & Associates provides expert witness and accident investigation services for cases related to OSHA, construction accidents and engineering deficiencies. Our experts have participated in numerous high-profile cases around the United States representing both plaintiffs and defendants. As the foremost authority in structural related construction engineering, our expert witness areas of proficiency include the following: OSHA, CalOSHA, scaffolding failures and misuse, trench safety and excavation cave-in, falling from heights (fall protection), access accidents from stairways and ladders, collapse of temporary works (formwork, falsework, shoring), and failure of existing structures including buildings, bridges & other miscellaneous assemblies.

“We have worked with DH Glabe & Associates for many years. They have been sensitive to our needs and provide the expertise that helps us to be successful in meeting our clients needs. Their engineering accuracy and prompt response is a model for the industry.“

Ron Camp - Atlas Sales Co.

“DH Glabe & Associates were very professional to work with. With effective communication from start to finish, they ensured a successful project.”

Pat Augustine – For-Shor Company

“I have had the pleasure of working with DH Glabe & Associates for many years. I rely on their expertise, experience, and professionalism. They have been instrumental in A-1’s success and I look forward to working with them for years to come.“

Dwight Allenbaugh – A-1 Scaffold Mfg. Inc.

“AP Construction, Inc. is a concrete formwork sub-contractor who has been utilizing the services of DH Glabe & Associates for nearly twenty years. The services they offer are not only an asset but a necessity to the success of our business. Mr. Glabe and his staff assist us on every major project we are involved with, from start to finish. Such services consist of: shoring and re-shoring calculations; design of work platforms, scaffolds and outriggers; general and specific safety training; consultation. AP Construction cannot say enough about the knowledge and professionalism that DH Glabe & Associates has to offer.”

Michael Kroll/President – AP Construction

“David Glabe has been a valued instructor for the Rocky Mountain Education Center – OSHA Training Institute for 20 years. David is an outstanding master of his craft and provides our students/clients with case studies and hands-on demonstrations that are practical, insightful and right on point. It is our pleasure to have a skilled and personable instructor on our instructional staff. “

Jeannette Werner – Program Director at Rocky Mountain Educational Center

“DH Glabe & Associates give superior support throughout the entire project to ensure it is completed correctly. Our co-workers’ & customers’ lives depend on the scaffold designs to be safe & legal. DH Glabe designs are top-notch, giving us utmost confidence.”

Sherri Hartman – Colorado Scaffolding

Expert Witness & Accident Investigation Consultants

Our expert witness and accident investigation knowledge includes expertise within the various standards that govern construction and engineering in the United States. This includes but is not limited to OSHA, Cal-OSHA, IBC, SSFI, ASCE, ANSI (including ANSI Z359), ASME (for façade access), ACI, ASSE, IWCA and more. The DH Glabe & Associates team has the capability to evaluate accidents and failures while providing valuable insights into incident causes. Our professional engineers and consultants provide litigation support and accident investigation with computer modeled analysis, destructive and non-destructive equipment testing. We utilize software such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, Risa 2D, and Risa 3D to perform complex structural analysis to aid in this process.

Our team maintains broad knowledge of the various construction standards along with construction and structural engineering proficiency. Our knowledge of the OSHA standards encompasses federal and state standards including Cal-OSHA (California), WISHA (Washington State), Michigan OSHA, Massachusetts OSHA and New York OSHA to name a few. We are unique in our industry because of our practical “hands-on” field experience. We deliver reports and testimony that are not only technically sound, but also understandable in layman’s terms.

Our team consists of multiple experts who are proficient in all aspects of construction and engineering. Our team includes members of the various standards subcommittees including ANSI, SAIA, and SSFI. We maintain national memberships including ASCE, AISC, NSPE and more. Our experts are professional engineers who are licensed all across the United States. We have full-time staffed offices in California, Colorado, Ohio and Utah, and regularly travel for engineering and court cases. Contact us today for more information on our expert witness and accident investigation services.