Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Crane Operator Lift Operator Trainer Inspector, Crane Safety Trainer Operator, Snorkel, Overhead, Aerial, Scissor, Crane, Telescopic, Boom, Bucket, Rigging Related Accidents, Scaffolding Access, Egress OSHA Regulations, ANSI American National Standards Institute, ASME American Society Of Mechanical Engineers,
Expert Witness No.970
Eleven years experience providing Safety Training and Certification Programs to world class corporations globally including:
North Carolina DOT
Brooklyn Union Gas
Inland Paperboard & Packaging
Washington Demil. Co.
US Marine Corp.
Ten years experience providing Expert Witness testimony for all types of accidents including boom assembly/disassembly, power line contact and improper equipment setup. Expert consultations in all arenas including employee training requirements and mechanical failures.
Extensive knowledge of all OSHA regulations and ASME/ANSI standards governing lift equipment.
Recognition as an authority on lift equipment safety.
Fourteen years hands on experience operating cranes including six years experience operating on barges.
Highly skilled experience in the operation of numerous types of lifting and heavy equipment.
Snorkel (Aerial Lift Training), Kansas City, MO 1997 – Train the Trainer
OSHA Training Institute, Des Plaines, IL 1995 – Cranes and Rigging Safety for Construction
Hazard Recognition Serviced, Wheeling, WV 1995 – OSHA Fall Protection
National Safety Council, Atlanta, GA 1995 – OSHA Excavation Training
Harnischfeger Institute, Milwaukee, WI 1993 – Crane Inspector Training
Crane Institute, Maitland, FL 1990 – Train the Trainer, Mobile Crane Inspector, Crane Safety & Rigging
Self-Owned National Crane Training Company. 1991-Present
President and Training Director
Founder and director of a multi-faceted crane and lift equipment training and certification corporation specializing in OSHA regulations and ASME/ANSI standards. Provide expert witness testimony, site and training evaluations and other specialized crane consulting.
Crane Institute of America, Inc. Maitland, Florida 1990-1991
Lift Equipment Instructor and Inspector
Instructed Lift Equipment and Rigging seminars. Provided expert witness testimony, site and training evaluations, and other specialized crane consulting. Certified cranes and crane operators.
Danis Industries (Bridge Division), Port Orange, FL 1988-1990
Allen Erectors, Orlando, FL 1986-1988
Corbett Cranes (Rentals), Daytona Beach, FL 1984-1986
MELCO (Bridge Division), London, KY 1983-1984 & Equipment Foreman
Crane Operator & Supervisor
Avondale Shipyards, Morgan City, LA 1981-1982 (Offshore Division)
Affiliations & Committees:
National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators
Test Development Task Force Committee
American Society of Safety Engineers
Specialized Carriers & Riggers Association
Available upon Request