Aquatics Safety Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of aquatics safety expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on aquatics safety and related issues. Aquatics safety expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these aquatics safety expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Drowning, Swimming Pools, Wilderness Medicine, Zipline, Accident/Incident Investigation, Aerial Adventure Challenge Course, Amusement Ride Inspector/Auditor, Aortic Dissection, Appendicitis, Aquatic Accident Reconstruction, Aquatic Codes And Standard Of Care, Aquatics Safety, Astm F24 Safety Audit, Bicycles, and Biomechanics.

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Matthew A Reynolds, PE Rowley and Reynolds Forensic Engineering, Inc.

Concord, California
Aquatics Safety, Construction - Drowning / Near-Drowning, Swimming Pool and Aquatic Related Accidents, Aquatic Accident Reconstruction, Swimming Pools, Spas / Jacuzzis / Hot Tubs, Swimming Pool Design / Construction, Swimming Pool Operation / Maintenance, Swimming Pool Equipment, Aquatic Codes and Standard of Care
Mr. Reynolds is a Registered Professional Engineer in 11 states. He has extensive experience designing and overseeing the construction administration of swimming pools and investigating the spectrum of mechanical system and structural failures. Reynolds has designed more than 200 major commercial swimming pools and spas nationwide. In obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and through his professional experience designing commercial swimming pools and investigating structural failures, Reynolds is accustomed to reviewing the often-complex seismic and geotechnical issues that play a major role in swimming pool projects. As a youth, he swam competitively and played water polo through college, which he later coached at both the high school and collegiate level. He trained as a junior lifeguard then qualified and served as a lifeguard. He is also an experienced swim instructor and aquatic sport camp counselor. He entered the industry after graduating from Loyola Marymou...

Richard A. Young Aquatic Commercial Consulting

Saratoga, California
Aquatics Safety
35+ years of private, public, commercial and water park experience both as an operator, manager, equipment supplier, contractor and consultant. 36 years as a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Instructor, 18 years as an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) instructor Certified Pool Inspector Instructor (Pool & Hot Tube Alliance, PHTA) Published many dozens of times including books and articles on swimming pool construction, operation and safety. Speaker at dozens of regional and national swimming pool and water park conferences Consultant for and expert witness for over 60 clients and cases including: -drowning and near drowning -Diving and diving board accidents -Chemical burns and water chemistry -injury due to equipment failure -waterslide accidents -Legionella, Asthma and Mars infections -Construction conflict disputes -OSHA and Code compliance

Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH Surf Emergency Resources, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Emergency Medicine, Drowning, Submersion, Lifeguarding, EMS, Wilderness Medicine, Water Safety, drowning resuscitation
I am an academic emergency physician in Florida with a focus in pre-hospital medicine. My primary areas of research and teaching are drowning resuscitation, drowning physiology, and water safety. I have an extensive background in open water lifesaving and teach nationally and internationally on drowning prevention, drowning resuscitation, and lifeguarding; additionally I have been involved in numerous national and international guideline publications. I have published numerous papers and book chapters on these topics and collaborate with an international network of drowning researchers. Within the hospital, my interests are critical care and trauma. I have been providing expert witness services specific to drowning physiology, resuscitation, and water safety since 2018.

Jeff Borba, AWS CWI/CWE, NAARSO III, PRI, COT, CMT, CAT PRECISIONEERING

Reno, Nevada
Athletics & Recreation, Aquatics Safety - Amusement Ride Inspector/Auditor, Theme Park Attractions/Rides, Welding/NDT, Zipline, Manufacturer Audits, ASTM F24 Safety Audit, Water Park, Accident/Incident Investigation, Inspections, Aerial Adventure Challenge Course, Canopy Tours, QA/QC Requirements
Jeff Borba is an expert in the amusement ride industry with over 27 years of experience. Jeff owns and operates Precisioneering, a Veteran-owned auditing and consulting company. He has experience with a multitude of different types of amusement rides including coasters, simulators, portable rides, ziplines, water parks, slides, etc. His previous positions include; Manager/Director of Maintenance, Operations & Engineering, Ride Auditor/Inspector and Maintenance Technician. Jeff's qualifications include; -Amusement Standards Subcommittee Chairman of ASTM F24.30 “Inspection and Maintenance” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24 F2974 “Auditing Amusement Rides and Devices” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24.90 “Evolution Task Group” -Task Group Member of F2959 "Aerial Adventures" -Task Group Member of F1193 "Quality, Manufacture and Construction of Amusement Rides" -Secretary of National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) -AIMS Professional Ride Inspector (PRI) Level III -NA...

Trevor A Sherwood, II POOL OPERATION MANAGEMENT

Brick, New Jersey
Aquatics Safety, Risk Management - Pools, Swimming Pools, Water Death, MSDS, Drowning, Drowning Investigations, Drowning Prevention, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Fires, Chemical Hazards, Chemical Incompatabilities, Chemical Product Safety, Chemical Risks, Chemical Spills, Chlorine, Hazardous Chemical Reactions, Hazardous Chem.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Garden State Scholar PHTA Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) Instructor Certification PHTA Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) Certification PHTA Certified Pool Operator & Inspector PHTA Advanced Service Technician (AST) Instructor PHTA Certified Building Professional (CBP) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Service Professional (CSP) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Service Technician Instructor (CST) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Maintenance( Specialist (CMS) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Building Professional (CBP) Review Course Instructor PHTA Professional Pool & Spa Operator (PPSO) & Instructor PRPS Swimming Pool Pesticide Instructor Certification Pool & Spa Heater Service Training, Pool and Spa Electrical Qualification Training OSHA's Competent Person Training Lead instructor for NESPA VGB training team granted by CPSC Assisted NJ and MA State Bathing Code Development Train NJREHS on Water Chemistry and Pool Inspections PHTA-1 ...

Joseph C Plano, Course Director Aquatic Center of Rochester

Livonia, New York
Accident Reconstruction, Aquatics Safety - Scuba Diving Accidents, Scuba Equipment Failures, Scuba Equipment Service, Scuba Instruction Procedures, Drowning Accidents, Diving Safety, Diving Equipment, Rebreather Equipment, Nitrox, Enriched Air, Computer Diving, Drysuit Diving
Instructor Trainer for Entry Level diving, Advanced Level diving, Specialty diving, Enriched Air Diving, and Emergency Medical Responder. Instructor for Technical diving. ROV [ Remote Operated Vehicle ] operator. Underwater Structure Inspector. Diving Equipment Service Technician. Cave Diving Certification All certifications and current and active.

Andrea P. Zaferes Lifeguard Systems

Shokan, New York
Aquatics Safety - SCUBA, Diving, Drowning, Drowning Homicide
With 36 years teaching thousands of recreational and professional divers worldwide, Andrea Zaferes is a noted author and public speaker who developed with Walt “Butch” Hendrick ground breaking diving and aquatic death investigation programs including Oxygen Administration, Field Neurological Evaluation, Leadership-Level Rescue, and Aquatic Abuse, Death, and homicide Investigation. She is a recipient of the DAN Rolex and Beneath the Sea Diver of the Year Awards for Diving Education and Safety, and several awards from the National Association of Underwater Instructors. Andrea, a medicolegal death investigator, is familiar with the handling of aquatic cases from the scene to the courtroom. She trains law enforcement, medical examiners/coroners, forensic pathologists, dive teams, domestic violence and trafficking crime workers, medical personnel, and jurisprudence members to recognize, document, and investigate homicide, death, assault, and abuse cases that involve drowning, aquatics,...

Jason A. Young, B.E.Sc., M.A.Sc., P.Eng. Advantage Forensics Inc.

Toronto, Ontario
Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors - Biomechanics, Bicycles, Aquatics Safety, Fraud, Intellectual Property, Premises Liability, Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability, Snow Sports, Slip Trip & Fall, Waterparks, Warnings & Labels, Zipline, Segway, Nighttime Visibility, Playground Accidents, Winter Maintenance, Trampoline, Waterslide
Full complement of forensic, academic, research & courtroom experience: - 2500 investigations, 1500 reports for trial, 22 publications, over 20 trials, extensive teaching to academia & law conferences, 10 media appearances as forensic expert - outstanding trial record for both civil & criminal cases - VOTED #1 EXPERT WITNESS firm for Accident Investigation & Reconstruction in Canada Additional niche specialty areas of expertise: wheelchair, scooter, Segway, snowmobile, waterpark, trampoline, ladder & sports accidents Coursework in Human Factors, Dynamics, Biomechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Mechanical Design & Physiology Qualified at Court as an expert in: - Human Factors - Collision Reconstruction - Collision Avoidance - Nighttime Visibility - Biomechanics - Signage & Warnings - Waterslide Design - Slips, Trips & Falls - Bicycle Collisions - Mechanical Engineering Personally trained over 50 forensic investigators to date Certified Level 2 Zipline Inspector from 2013 to 2021 ...

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...
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