About WHA

WHA International, Inc. exists to help clients understand, evaluate, and mitigate hazards and fire risks associated with oxygen and other hazardous fluids through engineering analysis, testing, training and forensic investigation.

Its core business includes root-cause analysis of high pressure gas systems, fire hazards training, and oxygen compatibility testing of materials and components.

WHA has been recognized as a preeminent engineering firm with engineers and experts who have extensive experience across a wide range of scientific disciplines since the early 1990s.  Its engineers have formal training, including advanced degrees and licensures. 

WHA was founded by an engineering professor in 1987. From the early years, WHA’s focus was to provide just resolution of forensic engineering disputes, using the scientific method for testing and evaluation. The current leadership team is capitalizing on the industry niche services that have taken WHA from a local to an international company.

WHA advances the technologies of oxygen safety, forensic engineering and fire sciences throughout the world.  With the advantageous synergy that is created from WHA’s industry experience, passionate drive and custom-designed testing facilities, the WHA team is known worldwide for expertise in oxygen and fire-safety technologies, and aims to innovate solutions for clients’ complex problems.


What We Do

Some of our specialized technical services are:

Reliability, Integrity, and Results are the enduring hallmarks of WHA International, Inc.

Read about us in this 2009 Las Cruces Magazine article


Our Specialties

WHA Specialties - Forensic Engineering - Fire Science - Root Cause Investigation - Oxygen Safety


Our Services


  • Forensic Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Safety Audits
  • Hazards Analyses
  • Expert Witness Services
  • Precision Cleaning
  • Cleaning Verification
  • Contaminant & Material


  • O2 Aware
  • O2 Practice
  • O2 Design
  • O2 Analyze
  • O2 Clean Inspect



  • Materials
  • Components
  • Systems
  • Standard Testing
  • Customized Testing