RIGGING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-008478
This qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in machinery industry, including cranes and rigging. His past experience include various sales positions for machinery companies such as Southway Crane and Rigging where he was responsible for evaluating jobs for crane and rigging projects as well as coordinating work. At DAL Industries, he managed sales and rentals of machinery and equipment including Versa-Lift Forklifts. He currently works as Sales Manager at a ...
Expert Witness: E-008522
This highly qualified expert has over 39 years of experience in the crane and rigging industry including 22 years of policy experience. He holds various certifications from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators as a Rigger, Signalperson, and Overhead Crane Operator. He previous worked as a crane and rigging specialist for the U.S. Navy where he designed Navy-wide training programs for cranes. He has developed and produced safety training videos ...
Expert Witness: E-004668
This expert has several awards such as the USPA Gold, Diamond, and Double Diamond parachutist / skydiver badges, qualifying him as an expert in these two fields of extreme sports. He is highly knowledgeable of the safety regulations of each sport, as he serves as safety adviser and examiner for several committees. He also has several publications and held seminars on skydiving & flying safety issues.
Expert Witness: E-008527
This qualified expert has more than 20 years of experience in safety compliance with more than 10 years in managing supermarket and retail location safety. He previously worked at Winn-Dixie Stores as a District Manager and Division Safety Director. He holds several certifications from various associations including the National Association of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Council in Principles of Occupational Safety & Health. He was also formerly acted as ...

RIGGING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Crane Safety Experts Opine on Fatal Construction Site Accident RIGGING Expert Case

This case involves an individual in Nebraska who was severely injured when he was crushed between a boom dolly and a crane. Upon purchase of the equipment, it was noted that the dolly portion of the crane lacked adequate breaks, and was sold without the ac …

Welder is Killed by Damaged Electrical Connection on Welding Generator RIGGING Expert Case

This case involves a welder who was killed by an improperly insulated cable running from a welding generator to an electrode. At the time of the incident in question, the welding cable was being fed through a ventilation shaft, with the generator and the  …

Labor and OSHA Standards Expert Evaluates Construction Site Injury RIGGING Expert Case

This case involves injuries that were sustained by a construction worker who was part of a crew responsible for clearing the foundation of a skyscraper that was under construction from intruding groundwater. As a part of this function, the man was charged  …

Cargo Crane Causes Injuries in Shipyard RIGGING Expert Case

Cargo Crane Causes Injuries in Shipyard

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a  female who worked as a truck driver at a major international cargo port. The truck operator stood near her truck as a load was removed from a ship by a large cargo crane. The crane operator inadverte …

Fatal Accident Occurs on Ship-To-Shore Gantry Crane RIGGING Expert Case

Fatal Accident Occurs on Ship-To-Shore Gantry Crane

This boating safety case occurred in Washington and involves a fatal accident which took place on a ship to shore container gantry crane. Defense counsel requires an inspection to be performed by someone experienced in OSHA regulations and specifications  …

Construction Safety Expert Opines on Alleged Negligence of Construction Company RIGGING Expert Case

Plaintiff and another employee were standing on a small scaffold while installing CertainTeed shingles on a house when the scaffolding gave way causing the plaintiff and the other worker to fall and injure themselves. Plaintiff alleges that the ladder upon …

Mining expert witness advises on crane accident that injured mine workers RIGGING Expert Case

A mining expert witness advises on a case involving mine workers who were injured when a crane toppled. Plaintiff was working at a mine when a crane collapsed at the work site. The crane was moving a tube in a clockwise direction with the front crawler of …

Crane expert advises on injury caused by swinging load RIGGING Expert Case

Crane expert advises on injury caused by swinging load

A crane expert advises on a case involving a crane operator who was crushed by a swinging load. Plaintiff, a railroad car-man was severely and permanently injured while working at a railroad car derailment on track owned by the defendant chemical company.  …

Construction company involved in bid rigging arrangement RIGGING Expert Case

This case involves a company that was a wholly owned subsidiary of a transportation construction, chemical, and petroleum company headquartered in the South. The company submitted a $7.1 million bid for a state highway design and construction project. The  …