Expertise DescriptionI have 50 years experience specializing in management and engineering in the textile maintenance (laundry and dry cleaning) industries. My expertise includes: clean room laundries, industrial laundries, testing on textiles and dyestuffs, commercial laundries, textile technology and rental laundries, hospital laundries, waster water recovery, hotel laundries, coin laundries, and professional dry cleaning. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Operational deaths caused by equipment malfunctions and improper corporate training techniques and procedures; Inability of company to adequately train employees on all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated workplace safety procedures; Lack of corporate leadership on environmental issues as mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Lack of training for employees on health and safety guidelines and procedures; Corporate negligence on regulatory guidelines and procedures; Corporate negligence in providing a safe and regulated workplace; Corporate omission in the preparation and training of staff on OSHA mandated practices; Corporate omission in the preparation and training of staff on EPA mandated policies.
My consulting services include: Preparation of business plan documents and reports for board approval and/or loan documents; Preparation of AIA recommended specifications for new/renovated commercial laundry operations; Preparation of AIA recommended construction drawings and related documents for new/renovated commercial laundry operations; On-site monitoring of construction and equipment related activities during installation, testing, start-up, and staff training; Verification of plant production numbers in sorting, washing, drying, ironing, and power house support functions; Measurements and calculations of water, sewage, electrical, and energy systems; Monitoring of labor production trends and determine if such trends are in line with labor projections.
|MS||Mechanical Engineering||Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology|
|MA||Hospital Administration||Northwestern University|
|BS||Mechanical Engineering||Louisiana State University||New Orleans|
|National Society of Professional Engineers (Expired)|
|California Society of Professional Engineers (Expired)|
|Association of Professional Engineers|
|Scientists & Managers|
|American Association of Textile Colorists and Chemists (Expired)|
|American Society of Professional Engineers (Expired)|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society of Professional Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases