Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience specializing in fire cause, accident reconstruction and safety with an emphasis in fire cause and origin caused by power lines. My expertise includes: electrical power line accident reconstruction, investigation, electrical contacts, falls, fires, equipment failures, pole climbing accidents, digging safety audits, accidents in the power line industry. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: High Voltage/Power Line Fires; Falls from Poles; High voltage Electric Contacts; High Voltage Electric Flashes; High Voltage Electric Accidents.
My consulting services include Power Line Crew Safety Audits and Power Line Training.
As a lineman, supervisor, and trainer in the electrical transmission and distribution industry I have 30 years of work experience in this environment. I am very familiar with OSHA regulations as well as the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). I am familiar with the Texas Codes that apply to Electric Utilities. I also have a Masters Degree in Safety from West Virginia University. I have developed extensive training for lineman on safe work while working on or near electrical high voltage power lines.
|M.S.||Environmental Safety & Health||West Virginia University|
|Certified Safety Professional|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society Safety Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases