Water Park Safety Expert 519289 AL

Expertise Description

My 25 years of experience in the field of Human Factors Safety and Ergonomics has been focused on floor slip resistance measurement; human vibration and acceleration exposure measurement and analysis; recreational boat design, watercraft occupant safety, and towed watersports safety; product, occupational, and premises safety assessments; accident investigation; warnings design and evaluation; and human movement, climbing, and stability analysis. My background as human factors safety and ergonomics expert witness in Michigan has spanned over two decades.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes retention in hundreds of cases in my areas of expertise and years of experience providing deposition and trial testimony in local, state, and federal courts all over the country.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes a variety of projects for companies and government organizations domestically and internationally involving a variety of human factors and safety issues in the areas of:
1) boating and towed water sports
2) human vibration and shock
3) slips/trips/falls
4) facility and equipment/product design

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes lecturing engineering students on the topic of fall prevention management at a university and performing independent research related to the prevention of falls, assessment of human vibration exposure, performance of time studies, and hazard analysis.


Degree Subject Institution
M.S.E. Industrial & Operations Engineering University of Michigan Ann Arbor
B.S.E. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Licenses Certifications

Professional Engineer (P.E.), Michigan License
Certified Product Safety Manager (C.P.S.M.)
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)
Certified XL Tribometrist (CXLT)

Awards & Affiliation

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
International Code Council (ICC)
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC)

Primary Affiliation

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)