Nicolas V Fernandez, PE Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Electricity and OSHA

Specialty Focus: Electrocutions, Electrical Engineering, Fire, Safety, Electrical and Construction Site Accident Investigation, Arc flash protection, Fall protection, slip, trip & falls, Trench safety, Shoring, Ladder safety, Building codes, Grounding and bonding defects

Education: BSEE, Texas A&M Kingsville

Years in Practice: 30+


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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Electrocutions Fires of electrical origin Electrical codes interpretation Electrical maintenance requirements Solar photovoltaic systems Renewable energy Grounding and bonding defects Protection of persons and property from electrical defects Fault current incidents Arc flash protection Site inspections Electrical hazard analysis Shock risk assessment OSHA Personal protective equipment Employer and employee responsibilities Fall protection Trips, slips and falls Trench safety Shoring Ladder safety Safe worksites Accident investigation Building codes applications Risk control methods Traffic control of work sites TEACHING 30 years teaching experience Research of electrical codes and standards Develop training material for all levels of electrician classifications Provide training seminars and classes in English and Spanish Provide OSHA 10 and 30 Hour presentations Provide continuing education instruction for electricians and contractors EXPERT SERVICES Analysis of electrical failures, accidents, damages and defects Causal investigation of fire incidents sites Analysis of construction and design deficiencies of electrical systems Investigations of construction site injuries and electrocutions Preparation of accurate and thorough written reports Certificate of Merit reports on electrical incidents Expert testimony in depositions and courts of law as required