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Primary Area of Expertise

Ladders/Scaffolds

Profile

Has investigated over 450 ladder/climbing equipment accidents involving step, fixed, extension, articulated, combination, rolling, orchard, and telescoping ladders, folding attic stairways, fixed stairways, and scaffolds. Has appeared on three nationally televised news magazines (Inside Edition, 20/20 and Extra) to discuss shopping cart safety. Has investigated fires and explosions, heavy truck accidents, industrial accidents, oilfield accidents, guarding, warnings, and plumbing failures.

Twenty-three years experience as consulting engineer.

Education & Licenses

PhD, Mechanical Engineering
BS, Mechanical Engineering
Licensed professional engineer in multiple states