Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in the field of Human Factors and am board-certified in professional ergonomics. My experience includes Injury and Illness Prevention Program development, ergonomic related injuries, manufacturing and construction safety projects, OSHA regulations and training, job site safety procedures review, safety evaluations, human factors / safety engineering of operations, behavior-based safety implementation, disaster preparedness planning, and loss control. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: personal injury; products liability; safety evaluations; root cause analyses; accident reconstruction; coefficient of friction testing.
My consulting services include: occupational safety and health program assessment; development of an integrated safety management strategic program to address worker safety; design of a behavior based accident prevention program to manage injury prevention; research regarding patented ergonomic arm support system to facilitate upper extremity movements; supervision of safety and performance of various safety and health programs: safety training, fire safety and pyrotechnics, workers compensation, facility safety surveys, accident and general liability investigations, disaster preparedness, acceleration testing of amusement rides, etc.
|B.A.||Human Factors / Ergonomics||University of California||Santa Barbara|
|M.S.||Safety Sciences||University of Southern California (USC)|
|Ph.D.||Educational Administration||University of California||Santa Barbara (UCSB)|
|Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP)|
|Board Certification in Professional Ergonomics|
|Certified Safety and Health Manager|
Awards & Affiliation
Environment, Health & Safety Association (CCEHSA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases