David K Merrifield, CSP
Merrifield Safety Consulting
St. Joseph, Missouri
Safety Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness
Construction Safety, Accident Investigation, OSHA, ANSI, Aerial Lifts, Boom Lift Safety, Scissor Lift Safety, Forklift Safety, Skid Steer Safety, Scaffold Safety, Fall Protection, Machine Design & Maintenance, Human Factors, Product Safety, Operator Training, Equipment Rental, labels and
Consulting with manufacturers, owners and users of machinery concentrating on safe design, safe use, warnings, instructions, risk management and defending the product.
Expert witness testimony concerning government and industry standards, warnings, instructions, maintenance and inspections, misuse, hazards and hazard control, duties of parties, fall protection, safety devices, product recalls and service bulletins.
Other Professional Experience
30 years in industrial management including Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Plant engineering, Maintenance, Construction, Plant management and Operations management. Product included a wide verity of construction machinery and over-the-road trailers. Duties included supervision of personnel and Safety.
Chairman of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) A92 main committee for Aerial Work Platforms
Chairman of ANSI Z535.6 Safety messages in collateral materials
Areas of Expertise