Expert 45825 - NV


Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a practicing and consulting engineer concentrating in safety, environmental, and industrial hygiene practices for industry, government, manufacturers, utilities, health care facilities, and environmental consultants. I specialize in asbestos, hazardous waste, product safety, airborne contamination, chemical toxicology, ventilation systems, noise abatement, noise reduction, respiratory concerns, and radiation safety. I have additional experience with: respirator standards; indoor air pollution; occupational ergonomics; carbon monoxide poisoning and toxicology; confined spaces; silicosis prevention; laser safety; lead abatement; fungal remediation; mold litigation; excavation safety; and biohazard awareness. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: toxic tort; biological contamination; forensic analysis; worker's compensation; accident investigation; construction defect matters; industrial hygiene (IH); environmental issues; accident investigation/reconstruction; hazardous materials; fungal contamination in multiple jurisdictions.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: characterization of the buildings and property for residual beryllium contamination and other hazardous materials used in the nuclear weapon testing; design of industrial hygiene monitoring and PPE programs needed for protection of scientists, engineers, and technicians conducting these tests; projects that included environmental support services (hazmat testing and analysis, safety engineering, and studies, industrial hygiene analyses for personnel lead exposure, soil, and air contamination during removal of lead based paint from large water; evaluations of indoor firing ranges for lead exposure, ventilation, and noise during police officer firearms qualifications, indoor air quality investigation.


Professional Experiences




Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.S.Microbiology / ChemistryUniversity of Arizona Tucson
M.S.Industrial Hygiene (partially completed)University of Arizona Tucson

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State of Nevada Certified Environmental Manager (CEM)
Licensed Asbestos Abatement Consultant
State of Nevada
Registered Asbestos Analyst
Asbestos Analysts Registry
American Industrial Hygiene Association
Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
State of Nevada

Awards & Affiliation

EG&G Energy Measurements
General Manager's Vision Award for Environmental Responsibility
The Paul Bolton Award for Excellence
for Contribution to Industrial Hygiene Excellence in Nevada
Outstanding Instructor Award

Primary Affiliation

American Industry Hygiene Association (AIHA)


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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