Expert 518082 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have owned and been employed by numerous companies for over 20 years in the business of providing underground construction for the placement of underground utilities and pipelines. My companies have served in both Prime Contractor and Subcontractor capacities. My expertise includes working with Underground Construction, Fiber Conduit Placement, Trenchless Construction, and Horizontal Directional Drilling. I have been providing expert witness services for more than 5 years.

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Expertise Description

I have over 40 years’ experience in the field of Occupational Safety and Health with expertise as a Corporate Safety Director for two decades developing health and safety standards in Construction and Transportation, Fleet Safety, Confined Space, Hazardous Materials, and Technical Rescue. I am a board-certified safety trainer, and emergency responder knowledgeable in OSHA-DOT-ANSI-NFPA standards. I have testified in cases involving wrongful death, personal injury in construction, gas exploration, and trucking safety and health. I also testify in roofing construction safety cases; I served five years as principal safety engineer for a union roofing association, performing safety audits on commercial-residential roofing, waterproofing projects. My emergency response background includes chief of operations for a technical rescue team serving government agencies and private firms since 1999. My safety engineering background includes Heavy Civil Construction, Paving (Hot Asphalt), Building, Pipeline, and Roofing. My transportation background as a licensed CDL driver, with over 40 years’ experience working in the trucking, charter bus, and construction transportation sector. I have extensive experience in driver safety, safe carriage and loading of construction and roofing materials, military ordnance and cargo, interstate trucking, bulk liquids, passenger transport, and applicable OSHA-DOT-FDA safety regulations, safety best practices, and national safety consensus standards, US and Canada. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a workplace safety expert witness in California, Utah, Nevada and Louisiana for numerous clients. Fluent in Spanish and English, Dual Citizenship (US-Canada)