Hazard, Keefe & Leane Engineering, Inc. 
Formerly Hazard Engineering 1974 - 1999

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Hazard, Keefe & Leane Engineering (HKL) is consulting firm providing Mechanical Engineering and Safety Engineering services. Those services include mechanical design analysis and product evaluation in the areas of Forensic Engineering and Design/Safety Engineering. HKL, through the former name of Hazard Engineering, has been serving clients throughout the United States for over 30 years.

Our engineering offices and laboratory facilities are well equipped to support our consulting activities. We have a wide range of sophisticated measuring instruments and test equipment, shop facilities, and an extensive library of standards, codes, regulations and reference materials.  We also have photographic and video equipment necessary to document our investigations.

Company Profile

Hazard engineering has 30  years of experience in various areas including:

Forensic Engineering

Accident Investigation

Design Engineering

Safety Engineering


HKL and its personnel are members of the following organizations and associations:

American National Standards Institute

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Society of Safety Engineers

Illinois and National Societies of Professional Engineers

National Academy of Forensic Engineers

National Fire Protection Association

National Safety Council

Contact Information

Postal address
1144 Ensell Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Electronic mail
General Information: hazard@hkleng.com
William R. Keefe: keefe@hkleng.com
Joseph G. Leane: leane@hkleng.com

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X-Ray of Valve, Showing Internal Components

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Overall View of Fire Damaged Building, Showing Water Heater

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Overall View of Accident Site of Crane Collapse

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Clothes Dryer. Showing Damage from Internal Fire


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