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  • Company: Safety Priority Consultants, LLC
  • Phone: 800-809-0059
  • Cell: 860-978-9899
  • Fax: 860-760-6264
  • Website: www.safetypriority.com
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

OSHA and Safety

Specialty Focus:

forklift, slip trip fall, machine guarding, amputation, material handling, rack, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, work zone, traffic, flagger, scaffold, ladder, lockout/tagout, Emergency Medical Services, mobile elevating work platform, excavation, railroad, MEWP, occupational safety & health

Education:

BS, University of Connecticut; MA, University of Connecticut; OHST, Board of Certified Safety Professionals; CIT, Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Years in Practice:

31

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

20+

Additional Information

Retained in over 300 cases, state and federal. 30+ years experience in safety & health and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Frequent speaker at conferences and seminars - international, national, regional, state and local. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College over 20 years, 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. 2022 Safety Professional of the Year, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut. 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; Ladder safety; Scaffold safety; Scissor lift and boom lift MEWP operator training - IPAF PAL card holder; Material handling; Backover / runover / struck-by prevention; Temporary employee safety; Whistleblower protections under OSHA; Work zone, temporary traffic control and flaggers; Safety training requirements, failure to train, and inadequate training matters; Emergency Medical Services. Certifications: Occupational Hygiene & Safety Technician, Certified Safety & Health Official - General Industry, Certified Safety & Health Official - Construction, Certified Utility Safety Professional, Scaffold Competent Person Trainer, Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder, Forklift Safety Specialist, Machine Guarding Technician, Certified Instructional Trainer, Flagger Instructor - ATSSA and NSC, Work Zone Safety Instructor, National Traffic Incident Management Certificate, Emergency Care Instructor Trainer, Certified Health & Safety Officer, Emergency Medical Technician - 40+ years. ASSP Certificates in Fall Protection, Risk Management, Global Safety Management.