Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years specializing in construction safety. My expertise includes: cranes, construction equipment accidents, rigging, excavating and trenching, steel, concrete and wood truss erection, slips and falls protection, aerial lifts, mobile and fixed scaffolding, ladders, forklifts, material handling, concrete forming and pouring, confined space, and dump trucks. My additional expertise includes: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.) regulatory compliance / violations; compliance with construction industry practices; general contractor, subcontractor, and owner responsibility for safety; contractual obligations for safety; construction contract documents; construction agreements and disputes; and construction insurance matters. I have additional experience with construction work zone traffic control; traffic crashes in construction work zones; construction defects; improper construction means and methods; contractor performance and quality assessment; mold, water intrusion, and remediation matters; stress and vibration; vibration damage issues (piling, construction compaction, and crack and damage studies); structure collapses involving bridges, low rise buildings, trenches, and construction works; building and bridge inspection; and slips, trips, and falls. I have prior expert witness experience.
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My expert witness experience includes: Construction injuries and deaths; Construction disputes and conflicts; Construction Equipment: Cranes, Excavators, Loaders, Forklifts, Tele-handlers, Dump Trucks, Rollers, Dozers, Skid Steers: All Construction Equipment issues; Construction Defects, water intrusion, mold, construction delay claims; Construction means and methods, customs and practices, workmanship; Construction means and methods, customs and practices, workmanship; Residential, Heavy, Highway, Bridges, Railroad, Worker Safety; Traffic Crashes in Construction Work Zones – Traffic Signing and Warnings; MUTCD Issues.
My consulting services include Construction Risk Management Issues, Construction Insurance Disputes, and Construction Claims.
I have significant experience in slips, trips and falls in construction work zones.
I have been involved in new and used construction equipment for more than thirty years and the sale and purchasing of new and used equipment. Scaffolding is one of my specialty areas of construction safety.
I have been dealing with OSHA regulations and the principles of OSHA regulations for more than thirty years.
I have actively managed the selection, operation, inspection, and usage of over 150 cranes for 20 years of my career. I can easily handle this crane and I have done about a dozen cases in NY over the course of my career. Included in my crane cases were crane collapses, operator error, mechanical failure and environmental factors.
|Bachelor of Science||Occupational Safety & Health||University of Wisconsin|
|Associate of Science||Emergency Medical Services|
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