Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
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.
|B.S.||Microbiology / Chemistry||University of Arizona||Tucson|
|M.S.||Industrial Hygiene (partially completed)||University of Arizona||Tucson|
|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|
American Industry Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases