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Wood Floor and Slip and Fall Expert Witness | New York

Expert Qualifications

This expert has extensive experience with hardwood flooring, including credentials from NOFMA & NWFA. He serves on two NWFA Committees, He also have credentials in carpet inspection, training in woven carpet and rugs, carpet cleaning, repair and re-installation, and water damage restoration.

This expert has also assisted Attorneys through all phases of legal action regarding slip, trip and fall in regards to flooring, carpeting and hard surfaces.

Investigations are conducted with analytical skills developed from many years of forensic consultation, litigation support and expert witness testimony. Practical solutions are provided for resolution of contract disputes, claims, delays, personal injury, site safety issues, OSHA compliance and building code interpretations.

Additionally, this expert is a member of over ten relevant, industry associations and he has been on the IICRC Industry Carpet/Installation Standards and Inspection Standards committee since 2009 and NWFA committees since 2010.

Bio Snapshot

Location: New York
NOFMA: Certified Wood Floor Inspector
NWFA : Certified Wood Floor Inspector
NOFMA/NWFA : Inspector/Installation/Sand & Finish School
NOFMA/NWFA: Certificate of Achievement Installation School, Instructor / Monitor for Installation School
NALFA : Certified Laminate Inspector
IAWFP
FCITS Certification 1018 : Hard Surface Inspector, Hardwood Inspector, Commercial Inspector

Mannington's Advanced Vinyl & Laminate: Inspection Training, Authorized Claim Adjuster, Wood and Laminate Flooring Installation Course

North Carolina State University-Wood Product Extension & the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
North Carolina State University-Certified Engineered Wood Manufacturing Seminar
North Carolina State University-Fundamentals of Concrete Floors
North Carolina State University-Wood Science Technology & Field Investigation for the Inspector.
North Carolina State University-Engineered & Laminate Floor Update for the Inspector

KAHRS: Wood Floor Certification
L&N: Pergo Inspection School, Award, Formica, Universal, Alloc
Tarkett : Hard Surface Training
Toli : Installation School
LD Brinkman / Hollytex : Technical Advanced Techniques for Inspections / Corrections
IICRC Certification 004209 certified in: Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector, Substrate Subfloor Inspector
CFI: Installation for the Inspector
AFS: Advance Flooring Specialist Inspector
Member, National Floor Safety Institute
Member, National Wood Flooring Association, Hardwood Floor Inspector's Certification Committee 2011, CP Floor Inspector's Complaint/Violation Committee-2014
Member, CWFI of NOFMA National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association
Member, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification
Member, American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists
Member, American Concrete Institute
Member, American Society for Testing and Materials
Member, World Floor Covering Association
Member, National Institute of Certified Floor Coverings Inspectors
Member, Advanced Flooring Specialist
Member, Floor Covering Inspection & Technical Services
Member, International Certified Registry
Member, New York Rug Cleaners Institute
Member, IICRC S600 Consensus Committee Carpet Industry STANDARDS 2009-
Member, IICRC R800 Consensus Committee Inspection Industry STANDARDS 2009-
Member, NYRCI Board 1999-2004
Former, President, Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration CUCI
Former, ASCR- CUCI Committee
Former, Vice-President New York Rug Cleaners Institute

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