Accident Investigation Consultants

Caulfield Engineering’s professional staff has over 100 years of combined accident investigation experience. Our team has the breadth of experience to investigate nearly any type of accident. Whether the assignment is a plumbing failure, a chemical plant accident, or a boiler explosion, Caulfield Engineering has the technical and investigative skills to determine what happened as well as manage, document, and retain evidence for any size or type of site.

Caulfield Engineering provides rapid response to any accident at any time. Our team responds with the correct personnel to address your accident scene. Our team is highly experienced in collecting all factual site evidence as well as managing the accident site and communicating with governing authorities.

Accident Investigation Management

The first and most important step in any accident investigation is proper scene documentation and evidence collection. Caulfield Engineering relies on state of the art technology for accident scene documentation and evidence collection. Drones, color laser scanners, and calibrated digital cameras make up some of our on-site documentation equipment. Armed with these technologies, our professional staff knows how to apply them effectively to gather key evidence and utilize it in engineering analyses.

Accident Analysis

Our talented technical staff utilizes all key data and evidence sources, as well as their education and backgrounds, to determine what happened and most importantly why it happened. Caulfield professionals rely on the principles of the scientific method to understand the interactions between humans, machines, and the environment to arrive at clear and comprehensible solutions to the most complex problems. Our approach ensures that all contributing factors to the accident are identified, as well as issues that are likely to be raised by other parties. 

Accident Types

  • Plumbing failures
  • Chemical plant accident
  • Boiler explosion
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Electrical and electronic
  • Industrial machinery
  • Mechanical
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Industrial and manufacturing sites
  • Transportation Equipment
  • Road design and construction
  • Aircraft and aviation
  • Oilfield and Energy 

Vehicle-Related Accidents

We understand that vehicle accidents happen every day. Our accident investigation consultants have the knowledge and expertise to find out why these vehicle accidents happened. We have the technology to analyze every detail from accident scene scanning, vehicle event data recorders, component testing, defect investigations and more.

Construction Related Accidents

Construction sites are very hazardous to the people who work in this type of environment every day. We seek to understand and prevent the accidents that happen in the construction industry. Our accident reconstruction experts analyze what happened in injuries resulting from heavy machinery and equipment such as earth movers, bulldozers and much more to smaller equipment related injuries such as welders, riveters and much more. We have the capabilities to reconstruct a construction accident from an electrical and electronic standpoint. Whatever the situation is, we can get to the why behind the accident.

Road Design Related Accidents

Accidents can happen from outside circumstances and may not be the cause of the vehicle or equipment itself. It can be due to the way the roads were designed, lighting issues for when accidents happen at night, errors in traffic light timing and many other environmental variables.

Oilfield and Energy Related Accidents

Accidents that happen in the oilfield and other related energy industries must be scrutinized to prevent them from happening again. This can improve the safety and health of your employees. There are a lot of reasons why these types of accidents happen. They can be due to equipment failure and user error. Our accident investigation consultants assess machinery, equipment, injuries and more to aid in accident prevention.

Aircraft Related Accidents

Our accident investigation services are applied to all types of aircraft accidents from aerospace vehicles and different types of airplanes using the latest in investigative technology recreating what happened and why. We can reevaluate flight test operations and analyze the economic repercussions to your business.  

Accident Investigation and Reconstruction Services Include: