Forklift Expert Witnesses

Forklift expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on forklift. The forklift expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Business Operations, Construction, Equipment & Machinery, OSHA, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Safety, and Transportation.

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice includes: * Working in private practice * Serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Performing Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injur...

Steven R. Sawyer, ARM, MS, CSP LSW & Associates Safety Consulting Services, LLC

Pueblo West, Colorado
OSHA, Safety - Grain Bin Engulfment, Lockout/Tagout, Machine Guarding, OSHA Regulations, Grain Augers/Belt Conveyors, Industrial Accidents, Skid-steer Loaders, Forklift, Front End Loaders, Agricultural Equipment Operations, Telehandlers, Confined Spaces
Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with a Master’s Degree in Safety Management and an Associate of Risk Management (ARM). Twenty years- experience as a safety consultant working with clients in General Industry and Agribusinesses to prevent incidents and protect workers. Speaker at state safety conferences and trade associations. OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer for 10 and 30 Hour courses. Ives certified trainer for forklifts, telehandlers, skid-steers, front end loaders, back hoes, boom lifts and scissor lifts. Conducted fatality and catastrophic incident investigations for clients to determine cause of incidents. Audited client’s safety programs to determine compliance with government regulations and determine areas for improvement. Assisted clients with OSHA inspections and citation abatement. Assisted clients with safety program development and conducted safety training. Trained workers where English is a second language. Professional member o...

Chip Darius, OHST, CIT, CSHO, CUSP Safety Priority Consultants, LLC

Cromwell, Connecticut
OSHA, Safety - forklift, fork lift, slip trip & fall, machine guarding, equipment & machinery, amputation, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, work zone, flagger, scaffold, ladder, lockout/tagout, Emergency Medical Services, mobile elevating work platform, excavation, railroad, MEWP, occupational safety & health
Retained in over 300 cases. 30+ years experience in safety & health and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards & policies, technical topics, accident/incident analysis, and outreach trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Lead instructor for fall protection and scaffold courses. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for both construction and general industry. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, policies, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Contractor safety; Lockout/tagout and control of hazardous energy; Machine guarding and amputation prevention; Permit required confined space;...

Burt Thorpe, CSP, MBA, CEM, CCO AmCrane

Orlando, Florida
Equipment & Machinery, Construction - Crane, boom truck, aerial lift, forklift, scissor, bucket truck, trailer, heavy hauling, excavator
ADDITIONAL TRAINING: OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #500 - Construction OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #501 - General Industry AERIAL LIFT DEALERSHIPS: Condor Lift, Calavar Corp. Mark Lift Industries, Inc. CRANE MANUFACTURER TRAINING: Harnischfeger Corp. (P&H) Grove Crane American Crane Corp. Columbus-McKinnon PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS: CSP - Certified Safety Professional - by ASSE CEM - Certified Equipment Manager - by AEMP CCO - Certified Crane Operator - Tower Crane & All Mobile Cranes CCO - Certified Signal Person CCO - Certified Rigger CCO - Certified Mobile Crane Inspector CCI - Certified Crane Inspector - CICB CCS - Certified Crane Surveyor - Crane Certification Assn of America PUBLICATIONS: Nine texts on safe equipment operation & inspection, including mobile, overhead & tower cranes, aerial lifts, bucket trucks, scissor lifts, excavators, front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, forklifts, rigging, and one magazine article for trade publication ORGANIZATIONS: Alliance for Centr...

Joseph B. Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L. Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC

Fort Worth, Texas
Business Operations, Transportation - Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Transportation, Sourcing, Logistics, Inventory Control, Aviation Logistics, Aviation, Military Logistics, Trucking, Business Operations, Material Handling, Forklift and Forklift safety
Dr. Michels is a licensed professional industrial engineer. He has provided depositions and testified in state and federal courts all over the USA. He has led organizations in major metal manufacturing operations, responsible for over 1700 vehicles in fleets to include all types of vehicles-- long haul trucks, local delivery trucks and freight line trucks, watercraft. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). He has managed over 2 Million square feet of industrial and warehouse space in the Arctic, Pacific and the United States. He has testified in state and federal courts on logistics, manufacturing, transportation and supply chain matters. He was the Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University-Billings, as well as the Dean, School of Systems and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio. He is certified by SOLE, the International Society of Logistics as a Certified Professional Logistician. He...