Accident Causation, Behavioral Systems, Risk Assessment, Oil/Gas Expert Witness
Mr. Hallmark's areas of expertise Include:
-HSE Expert Witness
-HSE Culture Implementation & Development
-HSE Training and Development
-HSE Leadership & mentoring HSE to Senior Executives
-Process Safety Management Systems & PSM Audits
-Behavioral based Safety Auditing Systems
-HSE Internal and Corporate Audit
-Incorporation of Quality & HSE Systems
Litigation Support Services
Mr. Hallmark provides HSE expert witness testimony and advice related to accidents involving high loss of property and life.
Areas of Expertise
Risk Assessment Accident Investigation HSE Management Behavioral Safety Audit
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Worked over 35 years in: Governmental Regulatory Authority (MSHA), Coal Mining Safety and Mining Technical Safety Expert (Shell Oil-Mining), almost 15 years as Health, Safety and Environmental Technical Adviser and HSE Manager for BP PLC in 6 countries and in USA (Anchorage, Cleveland). Additionally, employed by DNV (Det Norske Veritas) as Sr. Consultant designing Risk Assessment and Auditing Programs for Oil/Gas Industry and as Accident Investigation Leader for multi Million dollar accidents. Served on BP PLC Corporate Risk Management Audit Team which reported findings to BP Board. Hired by AT&T as the HSE Global Manager to start up their Energy Services HSE Division.
Certified Safety Professional - Board of CSP
Legal Experience & Services
Provided Expert support to 5 lawyers over 20 years related to accidents involving fatal accidents. In these cases, the cases were settled and I did not go to deposition or trial. Two other cases, involved fatalities, one was related to a mining operation and the other was elated to oil facility. I provided depositions in both and trial testimony in one.
Professional Member of ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers)
BS Engineering, 6 hours Master in Safety, UAB. ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Lead Auditor.
Awards & Honors
Awarded "Best Project: Safety Performance", 1994, PDVSA
Outstanding Performance Leading Long Beach, CA Oil spill, 1990
Seminars & Training
SPE Technical Paper 2009
CCPS (Center for Chomical Process Safety) 2010
OSHA Regional Safety Symposium, Houston, 2008
AiCHE Safety Symposium, Tampa, FL 2010
Successful Process Safety Management Requires a Barrier Risk Assessment Tool , AiCHE, san Antonio 2010
Risk Communications: Web-sites for Barrier Diagrams and Process Safety, CCPS, October, 2009
Integrated Risk Management: Using Intranet-Based Tools to Effectively Communicate Critical Risk Information from Bow Ties and Hazard & Risk Registers, SPE, 2009
Von Gusa Regional VP, PwC, Houston
The University of Alabama
BSc, Mineral Engineering
1966 – 1977
Articles Published by HSE Solutions, Inc.
Expert Witness Experience and Skills Count
A short expulse of my experience as an expert witness with a few personal notes.Read Article
Key Characteristics of a Successful HSE Manager
Listing of key characteristics of highly successful HSE Managers and practicioners.Read Article