Burt Thorpe, CSP, MBA, CEM, CCO Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: AmCrane
  • Phone: 407-709-3268
  • Cell: 407-709-3268
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Construction and Equipment & Machinery

Specialty Focus: Crane, boom truck, aerial lift, forklift, scissor, bucket truck, trailer, heavy hauling, excavator

Education: MBA, Emory University; BA, Hofstra University

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 15


Additional Information

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 Central Florida Safety (ACES) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) AGC Construction Safety Group (AGC) Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA) Florida Crane Safety Alliance (OSHA)