HAZARDS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-060856
This expert has 25 years of experience in the field of electrical engineering and has owned and operating a successful engineering firm and consultancy for the past 17 years. He earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of South Florida, where he wrote his dissertation on arc flash hazard mitigation. He has been hired to analyze more than 100 electrical power systems and regularly conducts training on the the hazards of arc flashes, in keeping with the ...
Expert Witness: E-144040
This qualified expert in occupational medicine, toxicology, epidemiology and public health, chemical and biological weapons, and weapons of mass destruction obtained his MPH in epidemiology at The Johns Hopkins University and his MD from the University of Cincinnati. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the Wright State University. He completed a residency in Clinical Environmental and Occupational Medicine at Emory University and is a fellow of the ...
Expert Witness: E-062589
This expert has over 27 years of professional engineering experience encompassing public agencies (Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), academia (California State University, National University) and industry with over 200 technical publications. He taught at California State University and at National University various in topics such as transportation and highway engineering, including geometric design ...
Expert Witness: E-045034
This expert was employed by USDOL/OSHA for 20 years. Following that federal service, he became a self-employed safety consultant in 1992. He is in the 25th year of that practice. He is the author of a textbook on OSHA and safety regulations. More than 350 of his articles, columns, and Q&As have been published in newsletters, magazines, etc. This expert specializes in hazard recognition and abatement, site inspection, accident/incident investigation, and citation ...
Expert Witness: E-037450
This expert has over 6 years experience in campus safety and security. He is responsible for directing the coordination, development and management of safety and security at the University. He oversees the Police Department, the Office of Emergency Management and the Office of Health and Safety. He is also responsible for medical school safety, bio-security and emergency management, including laboratory safety. Prior to joining the University he served as the Director, ...
Expert Witness: E-006693
This human factors psychologist has nearly 30 years of experience as a safety analysis professional. She began her career as a Human Factors Psychologist with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and she currently owns and operates a firm that examines the design, instructions and warnings of consumer products. She conducts training for manufacturers on issues such as anticipating product hazards, consumer behavior, motivation & perceptions, foreseeable ...
Expert Witness: E-014990
This expert has been involved in the LED industry since 2005. He managed the patent portfolio for Color Kinetics and enjoyed considerable success in building out a functional licensing program for the world-wide LED industry. He went on to be the IP Strategist and GM of Custom Solutions for Lighting Science Group. Since 2010 he has worked as an independent advisor to a wide range of LED companies in North America, Europe, and Asia, focusing on IP strategy, product ...
Expert Witness: E-008595
This expert is experienced with fatality, catastrophic injury and personal injury cases. He holds multiple certifications in occupational safety & health and OSHA compliance. Expertise includes forklifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, fall protection, machine guarding, work zones, scaffolds, excavations. He specializes in applying OSHA General Industry regulations, OSHA Construction regulations, and safety-related national consensus standards to working conditions. He ...

HAZARDS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion HAZARDS Expert Case

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion

This case involves several explosions that occurred at a chemical plant in Michigan. A dangerous rainstorm forced the plant’s employees to evacuate the facility, leaving behind hazardous and toxic chemicals with no supervision. These chemicals required ref …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk HAZARDS Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

…  in corrosion engineering was sought to discuss corrosion hazards associated with wastewater treatment and determine if facility …

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident HAZARDS Expert Case

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident

This case involves a woman that was injured while riding her ATV at a park with designated ATV trails. She was driving at a reasonable rate of speed and going around a curb in an area that was allegedly poorly maintained. Her ATV slid off in the opposite …

Residents Sue Sewer Engineer Over Hazardous Waste HAZARDS Expert Case

Residents Sue Sewer Engineer Over Hazardous Waste

This environmental health case involves a landfill that has been exposed to numerous toxic chemicals in Utah. The landfill in question was a hazardous waste disposal site, and contained hundreds of distinct chemicals. Eventually, an apartment complex was  …

Inappropriate Material Handling Procedures Lead to Significant Injuries HAZARDS Expert Case

This case involves an incident that occurred at a manufacturer of aircraft components in Louisiana. The manufacturer in question regularly receives large shipments of aluminum billets, shipped in racks that stacked on top of each other. The manufacturer us …

Insufficient Warnings Blamed for Exposure to Carcinogens HAZARDS Expert Case

Insufficient Warnings Blamed for Exposure to Carcinogens

These cases take place in Maine and involves members of an industrial cleaning crew who claim that they were exposed to a range of dangerous and carcinogenic products over the course of their employment without their knowledge. Over a period of fifteen yea …