Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Environmental Contamination Electrocution, Safety Hygiene, Industrial Hygiene, Asbestos exposure, Chemical exposure, Construction site fall, Conveyors, Electrocution, Environmental contamination, Human factors, Farm implement, Machine guarding, Mold exposure, Mold contamination, Noise exposure, Product liability, Regulation compliance, Safe procedure, Safe practice, Slip fall, Stairway fall, Warnings, Woodworking machine, Workers Compensation, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Product Safety, Safety Accident Analysis, Safety Program Development, Safety Program Review
Expert Witness No.2954
University of Wisconsin
Bachelor’s degree Environmental Engineering Sciences
University of Wisconsin
ompleted all course work toward MS in Occupational Safety
Tulane School of Public Health
Several post-graduate courses in toxicology and industrial hygiene
Numerous Professional Development courses
Certified Industrial Hygienist (No. 4910)
Certified Safety Professional (No,) 5590)
Certified by Wisconsin Board of VTAE to teach safety & health subjects
Certified by U.S. EPA and State of Wisconsin to teach asbestos accreditation
Diplomat of the American Academy of Industrial Hygiene
Certified by National Restaurant Assn. to teach “ServeSafe”, food safety course
U.S.C.G. Accredited Vessel Safety Examiner
Member of professional societies:
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
National Safety Council (NSC)
Other related activities:
- Chairman of the Business & Industry Division of the National Safety Council
- Governor Appointment to State of Wisconsin Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention Board
- Founder and Past President of Badgerland Chapter of ASSE
- Past member of Southeast Wisconsin Health Planning Council’s
- Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
- Past Chairman of Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Committe Of the Wisconsin Council of Safety
- Member State of Wisconsin Task Force on Legionnaires Disease
- Past member of Board of Directors of Madison Area Safety Council
- Past Chairman of Food & Beverage Section and member of the Power
- Press Section of the National Safety Council
- Authored the Ergonomics chapter of the National Safety Council’s “Power Press Safety Manual”
- Presented numerous safety and industrial hygiene papers to such groups as the NSC,ASSE and AIHA
General Health & Safety Services Corp., Punta Gorda, FL (1978 to present) President. Provide technical and management counsel to businesses, private industry, and government agencies world-wide. Experience includes exposure assessments for mold, asbestos and chemicals, developing and conducting training programs; identifying, evaluating and solving safety and environmental health problems; expert witness testimony; accident reconstruction; loss-prevention program design and industrial hygiene testing. Consultation activities often involve product liability, human factors engineering, evaluation of air contaminants, noise testing, warnings evaluation and cause-effect relationship of injury or illness. Expert witness and consulting experience in a wide variety of environments including: construction sites, public buildings, restaurants, retail stores, hospitals, manufacturing and assembly plants, camp grounds, and homes.
Waukesha County Technical Institute, Waukesha, Wisconsin. (1977-1979) Instructor/Consultant. Developed and taught courses titled “Occupational Health” and “Environmental Instrumentation and Sampling”. Also taught course titled “Safety Management”. Special consultation included developing and conducting seminars under a program funded by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Wisconsin Council of Safety, Madison, Wisconsin. (1975-1978). Director of Programs. Responsible for all safety and health training programs and consultation activities for 4,000-member organization. Responsibilities included developing and conducting new training programs and remaining informed of current and proposed safety and health regulations. Editor of Wisconsin “Safety and Health Report,” monthly update newsletter. Extensive lecturing and speaking experience at programs for schools, municipalities, private organizations and government agencies. Consultation activities included developing safety programs for private industry, worker compensation consulting and safety problem solving.
Self Employed, Milwaukee, WI (1973-1975) Safety and Industrial Hygiene Consultant. Provided safety and health audits of automobile dealerships, grocery stores and other retail establishments. Assisted clients in developing safety programs and eliminating safety and health hazards.
Liminetics Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (1971-1973) Environmental Consultant. Supervisor of Industrial Monitoring Department. Directed all stack sampling, ambient air monitoring, industrial hygiene, safety and noise survey projects. Responsibilities included proposal writing, program design, data analysis, report writing, and court testimony when required. Responsible for development of sampling instruments. Provided technical advice to municipalities and private industry regarding safety and health concerns. Remained informed of current and proposed environmental and safety legislation for all of the United States.
City of Oak Creek, Water and Sewer Utility, Oak Creek, Wisconsin. (1969-1970) Safety and Health inspection of utility construction projects and facilities. Conducted pollution control operations. Assisted in general water quality assurance.