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Eckstine & Associates
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
10817 Partridge Drive, 17268


Contact:  Dennis Eckstine
www.eckstine.net
717-762-1555 Or Toll Free

10817 Partridge Drive
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania 17268

Contact:  Dennis Eckstine
www.eckstine.net
717-762-1555

Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled. Typical clients include equipment owners/users, manufacturers, insurance companies, governmental agencies, and the legal community.
Each (E & A) expert has between 8 and 30 years experience in the product safety or engineering departments of major equipment manufacturers. Dennis Eckstine is our principal consultant and he has over 25 years of experience with products liability litigation. Our personnel are frequently noted authorities in the safety and technical aspects of construction and industrial equipment. They include a former Vice President of a key manufacturer of aerial work platforms, a previous Director in the engineering department of a leading manufacturer of cranes, and a former Chief Engineer of a major manufacturer of construction equipment.
Information:  
Aerial Lifts,  ANSI Standards,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Equipment and Machinery,  Forklifts,  Hydraulics,  Industrial Design,  Industrial Equipment,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Material Handling, 


Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled. Typical clients include equipment owners/users, manufacturers, insurance companies, governmental agencies, and the legal community.
Each (E & A) expert has between 8 and 30 years experience in the product safety or engineering departments of major equipment manufacturers. Dennis Eckstine is our principal consultant and he has over 25 years of experience with products liability litigation. Our personnel are frequently noted authorities in the safety and technical aspects of construction and industrial equipment. They include a former Vice President of a key manufacturer of aerial work platforms, a previous Director in the engineering department of a leading manufacturer of cranes, and a former Chief Engineer of a major manufacturer of construction equipment.

Gene Farmer, AIA, NCARB, LEED-AP, Architecture & Construction Consultant
Orlando, Florida
7512 Dr Phillips Blvd. Ste 50-805, 32819


Contact:  Gene Farmer, A.I.A., NCARB, LEED-AP, BD+C
www.GeneFarmerAssociates.com
305-342-3042 Or Toll Free
Gene@GeneFarmerAssociates.com
Architecture & Construction Consultant
7512 Dr Phillips Blvd. Ste 50-805
Orlando, Florida 32819

Contact:  Gene Farmer, A.I.A., NCARB, LEED-AP, BD+C
www.GeneFarmerAssociates.com
305-342-3042
Gene@GeneFarmerAssociates.com
Architecture & Construction Consultant, Gene Farmer, AIA, NCARB, LEED-AP, is president of Gene Farmer and Associates, Architects and Planners an award winning architecture firm. He has over thirty five years of experience in the design of numerous residential and commercial projects in Florida, Texas, Illinois and Minnesota.
Gene Farmer holds a license to practice architecture in the State of Florida, an N.C.A.R.B. Certification, and a Dade County Sub-Builder Certificate. He is also a certified Florida Building Inspector, a certified Florida Building Plans Examiner, a certified International Code Council ICC Commercial Building Inspector and a certified International Code Council ICC Building Plans Examiner. Mr. Farmer currently holds an OSHA 30 hour certification and has been a certified OSHA 500 instructor.
Gene Farmer has served as an Expert Witness in numerous cases ranging from Construction Defects and Costs to Construction Safety.
Gene Farmer & Associates, is a A Professor and Emeritus of the Undergraduate Program, in the MOSS School of Construction, in the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. His teaching specialties include Principles of Construction Management, Construction Estimating Building Construction Materials, Sustainable Construction, Building Codes, Quality Control in Construction, and Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Systems in Buildings.
In addition to his book entitled Architectural Detailing for Commercial Construction,published by McGraw Hill in 1991, he has a book entitled “A Contractor’s Guide to LEED Certified Construction” which was published in 2013 by Delmar-Cengage
Information:  
Architecture,  Building Code Compliance,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Design Patent Infringement,  OSHA, 


Architecture & Construction Consultant, Gene Farmer, AIA, NCARB, LEED-AP, is president of Gene Farmer and Associates, Architects and Planners an award winning architecture firm. He has over thirty five years of experience in the design of numerous residential and commercial projects in Florida, Texas, Illinois and Minnesota.
Gene Farmer holds a license to practice architecture in the State of Florida, an N.C.A.R.B. Certification, and a Dade County Sub-Builder Certificate. He is also a certified Florida Building Inspector, a certified Florida Building Plans Examiner, a certified International Code Council ICC Commercial Building Inspector and a certified International Code Council ICC Building Plans Examiner. Mr. Farmer currently holds an OSHA 30 hour certification and has been a certified OSHA 500 instructor.
Gene Farmer has served as an Expert Witness in numerous cases ranging from Construction Defects and Costs to Construction Safety.
Gene Farmer & Associates, is a A Professor and Emeritus of the Undergraduate Program, in the MOSS School of Construction, in the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. His teaching specialties include Principles of Construction Management, Construction Estimating Building Construction Materials, Sustainable Construction, Building Codes, Quality Control in Construction, and Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Systems in Buildings.
In addition to his book entitled Architectural Detailing for Commercial Construction,published by McGraw Hill in 1991, he has a book entitled “A Contractor’s Guide to LEED Certified Construction” which was published in 2013 by Delmar-Cengage

Midwest Compliance Consultants, Inc. Safety Professionals
Bettendorf, Iowa
1820 Grant Street, PMB 5204, 52722


Contact:  Scott Jeffries
www.mccisafety.com
563-529-3558 Or Toll Free
scottj@mcci-safety.com
Safety Professionals
1820 Grant Street, PMB 5204
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Contact:  Scott Jeffries
www.mccisafety.com
563-529-3558
scottj@mcci-safety.com
International - Midwest Compliance Consultants, Inc., is a safety consulting firm which offers services in the areas of Construction Safety Management and OSHA compliance for General Industry. Some of our services include safety audits, customized safety training, written safety programs, job hazard assessments & record keeping analysis.
Information:  
Code Compliance,  Construction Safety,  Flammable Fabrics,  Forensic Safety,  Hazardous Materials,  Industrial Accidents,  Occupational Injury,  OSHA,  Safety,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


International - Midwest Compliance Consultants, Inc., is a safety consulting firm which offers services in the areas of Construction Safety Management and OSHA compliance for General Industry. Some of our services include safety audits, customized safety training, written safety programs, job hazard assessments & record keeping analysis.

PEG, Inc. Experts Professional Engineering Group
Birmingham, Alabama
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632, 35203


Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516 Or Toll Free
lthpc@aol.com
Experts Professional Engineering Group
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516
lthpc@aol.com
"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Building Code Compliance,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Civil Engineering,  Concrete and Masonry,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Safety,  Cooling Towers,  Electrical Engineering,  Fall Protection,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Motor Vehicles,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Premises Liability,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Trucking, 


"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.

Safety Priority Consultants, LLC
Cromwell, Connecticut
110 Court Street, Suite 1, 06416


Contact:  Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP
www.safetypriority.com/expertwitness.html
860-978-9899 Or Toll Free 800-809-0059
info@safetypriority.com
110 Court Street, Suite 1
Cromwell, Connecticut 06416

Contact:  Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP
www.safetypriority.com/expertwitness.html
860-978-9899 Or Toll Free 800-809-0059
info@safetypriority.com
28 years of OSHA Compliance Consulting & Training for construction, general industry and utilities.
Fatality, Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury, and Workplace Health and Safety cases.
17 years as Regional Faculty for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Keene State College.
Ives certified trainer for mobile equipment. Frequent conference speaker.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Aerial Lifts,  Building Code Compliance,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Safety,  Fall Protection,  Forklifts,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Machine Safety,  OSHA,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Training Programs,  Work Zone and Flagger Safety, 


28 years of OSHA Compliance Consulting & Training for construction, general industry and utilities.
Fatality, Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury, and Workplace Health and Safety cases.
17 years as Regional Faculty for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Keene State College.
Ives certified trainer for mobile equipment. Frequent conference speaker.

Safety Through Engineering, Inc.
New Carlisle, Ohio
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike, 45344


Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900 Or Toll Free
mikewright@ste4u.com
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike
New Carlisle, Ohio 45344

Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900
mikewright@ste4u.com
Information:  
Amusement Parks,  ANSI Standards,  Code Compliance,  Confined Space,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fall Protection,  Job Safety Analysis,  Machine Safety,  OSHA,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Training Programs,  Wrongful Death, 



DM Bekus Construction Services
Skillman, New Jersey
45 Hunt Lane, 08558


Contact:  David Bekus
www.dmbconstruction.com/expert-construction-witness-in-new-jersey/
732-735-7444 Or Toll Free
dmbekus@dmbconstruction .com
45 Hunt Lane
Skillman, New Jersey 08558

Contact:  David Bekus
www.dmbconstruction.com/expert-construction-witness-in-new-jersey/
732-735-7444
dmbekus@dmbconstruction .com
Dave Bekus serves all of NJ and surrounding states, he has had cases in Washington DC DM Bekus specializes in residential construction defects and concerns. With a NJ building inspector license and over 30 years of experience a wealth of knowledge is brought to each case. Reports are amply illustrated and cite building codes, industry standards, contract and plan specifications. Construction cost estimates, client concerns, corrective measures and suggestions are incorporated into the reports as requested or done separately.
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Code Compliance,  Codes and Standards,  Construction,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Management,  Construction Safety,  Project Management,  Residential Appraisal,  Residential Property Valuation,  Roofing,  Roofing and Waterproofing, 


Dave Bekus serves all of NJ and surrounding states, he has had cases in Washington DC DM Bekus specializes in residential construction defects and concerns. With a NJ building inspector license and over 30 years of experience a wealth of knowledge is brought to each case. Reports are amply illustrated and cite building codes, industry standards, contract and plan specifications. Construction cost estimates, client concerns, corrective measures and suggestions are incorporated into the reports as requested or done separately.

J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2392 Fuller Court, 48105


Contact:  J.M. Miller
www.millerengineering.com
734-662-6822 Or Toll Free
miller@millerengineering.com
2392 Fuller Court
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Contact:  J.M. Miller
www.millerengineering.com
734-662-6822
miller@millerengineering.com
Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan College of Engineering and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 30 years of experience as an engineering expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling and instruction manuals, consumer product design, machine guarding, process safety, fire science, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, pedestrian and worker slip and fall prevention, COF testing, recreational vehicle safety (boats, ATVs and personal watercraft), compliance with occupational safety and consumer safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, ANSI, ASTM, UL, CPSC).
Miller Engineering has a staff of engineers and experts in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agriculture, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering.
Dr. Miller has recently authored a chapter titled Hazard Communication Compliance in the Safety Engineering Handbook for ASSE. Dr. Miller has authored five books on the topic of Warnings and Safety Instructions and hundreds of journal articles. He is also currently a committee member of the ASTM Technical Committee F15 on Consumer Products.
Dr. Miller’s experience includes the following: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (1963), M.B.A. (1965), and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (1971), Ohio State University. Owens-Corning Fiberglass (1964-1967): Corporate Methods Engineer. The University of Michigan (1970-present): Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) Professor, teaching courses in human factors/ergonomics, safety, engineering law, and labor relations. U.S. Department of Labor (1975-1977): Special Assistant for Safety, Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Agricultural Engineering,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Ergonomics,  Fire and Explosions,  Forklifts,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Labels and Warnings,  Mechanical Engineering,  OSHA,  Personal Injury,  Product Warnings,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Toxic Exposures,  Toy Safety Design,  Transportation,  Work Zone and Flagger Safety, 


Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan College of Engineering and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 30 years of experience as an engineering expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling and instruction manuals, consumer product design, machine guarding, process safety, fire science, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, pedestrian and worker slip and fall prevention, COF testing, recreational vehicle safety (boats, ATVs and personal watercraft), compliance with occupational safety and consumer safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, ANSI, ASTM, UL, CPSC).
Miller Engineering has a staff of engineers and experts in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agriculture, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering.
Dr. Miller has recently authored a chapter titled Hazard Communication Compliance in the Safety Engineering Handbook for ASSE. Dr. Miller has authored five books on the topic of Warnings and Safety Instructions and hundreds of journal articles. He is also currently a committee member of the ASTM Technical Committee F15 on Consumer Products.
Dr. Miller’s experience includes the following: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (1963), M.B.A. (1965), and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (1971), Ohio State University. Owens-Corning Fiberglass (1964-1967): Corporate Methods Engineer. The University of Michigan (1970-present): Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) Professor, teaching courses in human factors/ergonomics, safety, engineering law, and labor relations. U.S. Department of Labor (1975-1977): Special Assistant for Safety, Assistant Secretary of Labor.

Dr. C.J. Abraham - Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
Great Neck, New York
3 Baker Hill Road, 11023


Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374 Or Toll Free
cjabraham1@aol.com
3 Baker Hill Road
Great Neck, New York 11023

Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374
cjabraham1@aol.com

Dr. C.J. Abraham's CV

 

~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  ADA,  Allergy,  Amusement Parks,  Analysis,  ANSI Standards,  Apparel,  Asbestos,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Brain Damage Injury,  Burn Injury,  Chemistry,  Concussions,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Dangerousness,  Engineering,  Exercise Facilities,  Fire and Explosions,  Flammable Fabrics,  Foam Pits,  Hazardous Materials,  Head Injury,  Helmets,  Household Industrial Products,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Hygiene,  Labels and Warnings,  OSHA,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Personal Injury,  Product Liability,  Recreation Accidents,  Risk Assessment,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Safety Occupational,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Sports Accidents,  Sports and Recreation,  Swimming Pools,  Toxic Exposures,  Toy Safety Design,  Trampoline Parks,  Water Parks, 


Dr. C.J. Abraham's CV

 

~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~

KEGLEY, Inc.
San Antonio, Texas
10226 San Pedro, Suite 114, 78216


Contact:  Anita Kegley
http://www.kegley-inc.com/
210-857-4994 Or Toll Free
anita.kegley@kegley-inc.com
10226 San Pedro, Suite 114
San Antonio, Texas 78216

Contact:  Anita Kegley
http://www.kegley-inc.com/
210-857-4994
anita.kegley@kegley-inc.com

AnitaM. Kegley's CV

Over the past 3 decades Anita Kegley has established her subject matter expertise and leadership in the construction industry in south Texas. An avid community supporter, and owner of KEGLEY, Inc., Anita's contributions in medical, education, hotel and government industry commercial construction has been significant. Additionally, her experience and quality reputation places KEGLEY, Inc. in high demand with clients concerning complex and challenging insurance reconstruction claims and projects. Anita's book-of-business boasts major City, County, State and Federal agencies and enjoys impeccable credentials with major school districts, national health systems, and major international hotel chains. KEGLEY, Inc. is a well-established and versatile firm that can contribute leadership and technical expertise to any construction project, whatever the budget and scope.
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety, 


AnitaM. Kegley's CV

Over the past 3 decades Anita Kegley has established her subject matter expertise and leadership in the construction industry in south Texas. An avid community supporter, and owner of KEGLEY, Inc., Anita's contributions in medical, education, hotel and government industry commercial construction has been significant. Additionally, her experience and quality reputation places KEGLEY, Inc. in high demand with clients concerning complex and challenging insurance reconstruction claims and projects. Anita's book-of-business boasts major City, County, State and Federal agencies and enjoys impeccable credentials with major school districts, national health systems, and major international hotel chains. KEGLEY, Inc. is a well-established and versatile firm that can contribute leadership and technical expertise to any construction project, whatever the budget and scope.

Alvia Services, Inc.
Rancho Murieta, California
6541 Via Sereno, 95683


Contact:  Steven P. Viani
http://www.alviaservicesinc.com/
916-952-8503 Or Toll Free
spviani@aol.com
6541 Via Sereno
Rancho Murieta, California 95683

Contact:  Steven P. Viani
http://www.alviaservicesinc.com/
916-952-8503
spviani@aol.com
Mr. Viani is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Washington and Arizona and a contractor in California. He has over 37 years of environmental remediation, construction, geotechnical construction and forensic engineering experience. He knows site characterization, design and remediation of Superfund and RCRA sites. He developed technical documents supporting claims by contractors and reviewed claims from contractors in many fields of construction and project types. He is experienced in forensic investigation, construction defects, scope of damages, cost estimating, project management, accident investigation and reconstruction, structural failure and other related areas of expertise. As a contractor, he has performed geotechnical construction, waste remediation construction and civil construction. He has investigated, reported and testified for attorneys and insurance companies on a wide variety of files.
Information:  
Civil Engineering,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Hazardous Materials,  Insurance,  Structural Failure, 


Mr. Viani is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Washington and Arizona and a contractor in California. He has over 37 years of environmental remediation, construction, geotechnical construction and forensic engineering experience. He knows site characterization, design and remediation of Superfund and RCRA sites. He developed technical documents supporting claims by contractors and reviewed claims from contractors in many fields of construction and project types. He is experienced in forensic investigation, construction defects, scope of damages, cost estimating, project management, accident investigation and reconstruction, structural failure and other related areas of expertise. As a contractor, he has performed geotechnical construction, waste remediation construction and civil construction. He has investigated, reported and testified for attorneys and insurance companies on a wide variety of files.

Crane Experts International Inc.
Fairhope, Alabama
PO Box 461, 36533


Contact:  James Pritchett
www.craneexpert.com
251-928-6262 Or Toll Free
pritchettj@aol.com
PO Box 461
Fairhope, Alabama 36533

Contact:  James Pritchett
www.craneexpert.com
251-928-6262
pritchettj@aol.com
Crane Experts International, Inc. is proud to include the following distinctions:

James Pritchett

- James Pritchett has been in business since 1987 under the name of Crane Inspection Services, Inc., my main business. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is a recognized private agency, accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor under 29 CFR Part 1919, to inspect, test, and issue documents/papers of certification where required on shore-based material handling devices, without limitation, and floating cranes and derricks under the OSHA Maritime Safety Regulations 29 CFR Parts 1915 (shipyards), 1917 (marine terminals), and 1918 (longshoring). Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is capable of load testing, inspecting, and performing training/schools for all types of cranes that are general industry and construction related.

- James Pritchett is past accredited by OSHA to teach courses in Construction Safety and Health Regulations

- James Pritchett is a past instructor for the U.S. Department of Labor and provide training in the 1910 Standards as they apply to cranes.

- James Pritchett is one of a small number of delegates from the United States of Americato the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within ISO, Technical Committee for Cranes TC96. This committeeformulation of crane safety guidelines.

- James Pritchett is Past President of the Crane Certification Association of America(CCAA). This is a national association that is made up of the maritime agencies nationwide.

Information:  
Accident Injury,  Aerial Lifts,  ANSI Standards,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Equipment and Machinery,  Expert Witness at Trial,  Expert Witness Testimonies,  Forklifts,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Labels and Warnings,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Consulting,  Litigation Support,  Material Handling,  OSHA,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Ships,  Structural Failure,  Technical,  Training Programs,  Trial Consultants,  Trial Preparation, 


Crane Experts International, Inc. is proud to include the following distinctions:

James Pritchett

- James Pritchett has been in business since 1987 under the name of Crane Inspection Services, Inc., my main business. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is a recognized private agency, accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor under 29 CFR Part 1919, to inspect, test, and issue documents/papers of certification where required on shore-based material handling devices, without limitation, and floating cranes and derricks under the OSHA Maritime Safety Regulations 29 CFR Parts 1915 (shipyards), 1917 (marine terminals), and 1918 (longshoring). Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is capable of load testing, inspecting, and performing training/schools for all types of cranes that are general industry and construction related.

- James Pritchett is past accredited by OSHA to teach courses in Construction Safety and Health Regulations

- James Pritchett is a past instructor for the U.S. Department of Labor and provide training in the 1910 Standards as they apply to cranes.

- James Pritchett is one of a small number of delegates from the United States of Americato the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within ISO, Technical Committee for Cranes TC96. This committeeformulation of crane safety guidelines.

- James Pritchett is Past President of the Crane Certification Association of America(CCAA). This is a national association that is made up of the maritime agencies nationwide.


Switalski Engineering Inc
Glenview, Illinois
4228 Commercial Way, 60025


Contact:  William G. Switalski, P.E.
Switalski Engineering Inc WEBSITE
847-297-8447 Or Toll Free
billswit@earthlink.net
4228 Commercial Way
Glenview, Illinois 60025

Contact:  William G. Switalski, P.E.
Switalski Engineering Inc WEBSITE
847-297-8447
billswit@earthlink.net
Mr. Switalski has consulted in matters involving industrial and consumer products, industrial work practices, and premises liability since 1980. He has been retained on several hundred occasions by both Defense and Plaintiff attorneys, Workers Compensation law firms, Claims Investigators, Risk Management personnel and Product Manufacturers. Mr. Switalski is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1980 and earned a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree in 1989 from the same institution. He has consulted in several hundred personal injury and property loss incidents that have led to deposition testimony as an Expert Witness on approx. 125 occasions and trial testimony approx. 25 to 30 times. Mr. Switalski's loss investigation and consulting background includes product safety, consumer and industrial machinery & equipment design analysis, construction safety, premises liability, failure analysis, machine operator safety, maintenance practices, use of personal protective equipment and safety philosophy topics. As a result of over 40 years of personal experience in the commercial/industrial maintenance field, Mr. Switalski is uniquely qualified to address issues involving industrial maintenance practices, machine repair techniques, use of hand and power tools and safety device reliance. Mr. Switalski has also been active on ANSI A14 Ladder Safety committees since 1995. He is the current Chairman of the Mobile Ladder Stands and Mobile Ladder Stand Platforms (A14.7) standard in addition to serving as a member on the Ladder Accessories (A14.8) standard, the ladder Labeling Task Force and Steering Committee.
Information:  
Aerial Lifts,  Construction Safety,  Conveyors,  Cranes,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Equipment,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Machine Safety,  Mechanical Engineering,  Product Liability,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Mr. Switalski has consulted in matters involving industrial and consumer products, industrial work practices, and premises liability since 1980. He has been retained on several hundred occasions by both Defense and Plaintiff attorneys, Workers Compensation law firms, Claims Investigators, Risk Management personnel and Product Manufacturers. Mr. Switalski is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1980 and earned a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree in 1989 from the same institution. He has consulted in several hundred personal injury and property loss incidents that have led to deposition testimony as an Expert Witness on approx. 125 occasions and trial testimony approx. 25 to 30 times. Mr. Switalski's loss investigation and consulting background includes product safety, consumer and industrial machinery & equipment design analysis, construction safety, premises liability, failure analysis, machine operator safety, maintenance practices, use of personal protective equipment and safety philosophy topics. As a result of over 40 years of personal experience in the commercial/industrial maintenance field, Mr. Switalski is uniquely qualified to address issues involving industrial maintenance practices, machine repair techniques, use of hand and power tools and safety device reliance. Mr. Switalski has also been active on ANSI A14 Ladder Safety committees since 1995. He is the current Chairman of the Mobile Ladder Stands and Mobile Ladder Stand Platforms (A14.7) standard in addition to serving as a member on the Ladder Accessories (A14.8) standard, the ladder Labeling Task Force and Steering Committee.