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 Expert  723829

Expert in Safety, Ergonomics and Human Factors


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Has provided workplace safety and injury reduction programs for several organizations including hospitals, industrial organizations and governmantal entities.
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A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program

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safety

Has investigated hundreds of product liability and personal injury accident cases in the area of human factors, safety, and industrial-organizational psychology.

Issues include slip, trips, missteps, and falls; the effectiveness of warnings; product/equipment design; visibility, conspicuity, and lighting; reasonableness of conduct; human error; perception/reaction times; adequacy of supervision and training; employee discrimination and harassment and behavioral expectations. Has consulted on hundred of cases and has qualified as an expert in San Diego and Orange County Superior courts.

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accident investigation

Is a Board Certified Disability Analyst and consults to organizations regarding ADA compliance. Investigates ADA related injury cases.
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Americans with Disabilities Act

Is a Board Certiifed Professional Ergonomist.Consulted in areas of workplace safety and injury prevention, including ergonomic evaluations, preventative employee training and management training. Developed programs and wrote reports aimed at reducing workplace injuries. Conducted safety training seminars.
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ergonomics

Consults in industrial-organizational areas including OSHA compliance (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), ADA compliance (Americans with Disabilities Act), ergonomics, job design, job and task analysis, hazard analysis, risk management, and organizational development. Conducts and presents original research.

Serves as a forensic consultant for product liability and personal injury accident cases in the areas of safety, human factors, and industrial-organizational psychology. Collects and reviews case material, inspects accident sites and equipment, and performs testing. Has investigated hundreds of product liability and personal injury accident cases in the area of human factors, safety, and industrial-organizational psychology.

Issues include slip, trips, missteps, and falls; the effectiveness of warnings; product/equipment design; visibility, conspicuity, and lighting; reasonableness of conduct; human error; perception/reaction times; adequacy of supervision and training; employee discrimination and harassment and behavioral expectations. Has consulted on hundred of cases and has qualified as an expert in San Diego and Orange County Superior courts

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human factors

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human factors engineering

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patient risk management

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workplace design

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employee safety

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case investigation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  Chula Vista, California;  Garden Grove, California;  and Oceanside, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Safety Consulting, Safety Engineering, Recreation Safety,...
Human Factors, Ergonomics, Job Safety, Product Safety,...
Industrial & Human Factors Engineering, Including Work...
Human Factors/ Ergonomics

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2000   Ph.D.   Industrial Organizational Psychology   CA School of Professional Psych  
1995   MS   Industrial Organizational Psychology   CSPP  
1993   BS   Psychology   U of Florida   Highest Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Senior Consultant

 

Consults in industrial-organizational areas including OSHA compliance (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), ADA compliance (Americans with Disabilities Act), ergonomics, job design, job and task analysis, hazard analysis, risk management, and organizational development. Conducts and presents original research.

Serves as a forensic consultant for product liability and personal injury accident cases in the areas of safety, human factors, and industrial-organizational psychology. Collects and reviews case material, inspects accident sites and equipment, and performs testing. Has investigated hundreds of product liability and personal injury accident cases in the area of human factors, safety, and industrial-organizational psychology.

Issues include slip, trips, missteps, and falls; the effectiveness of warnings; product/equipment design; visibility, conspicuity, and lighting; reasonableness of conduct; human error; perception/reaction times; adequacy of supervision and training; employee discrimination and harassment and behavioral expectations. Has consulted on hundred of cases and has qualified as an expert in San Diego and Orange County Superior courts.

1993 to 1996

 

Error Analysis

 

Safety Associates

 

Collected and reviewed case material, inspects accident sites and equipment, and performed testing. Investigated hundreds of product liability and personal injury accident cases in the area of human factors, safety, and industrial-organizational psychology. Conducted, published, and presented original research studies in the areas of safety, human factors, and industrial-organizational psychology


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

Licenses/Certifications

Certified Ergonomics Professional (CPE); Board Certified Disability Analyst

Professional Appointments

Special Education Community Advisory Committee member; Officer of Forensic Professional Group of the HFES

Medical/Professional Internships

Post doctorate appointment at VA hospital center for patient safety


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

She has 28 publications and has been invited to speak 5 times. She has presented 8 lectures.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Handbook of Human Factors in Litigation, CRC Press  
 - Lawrence Erlbaum  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Extensive American's with Disabilities Act consulting
  • OSHA compliance consulting
  • Injury Reduction and Prevention Consulting for industry and hospitals
  • Hazard analysis consulting
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
She has testified in over 30 depositions and about 10 superior court cases.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in intota for consulting on slip and fall in supermarket.
  • Expert in control retrofit of a steel fabricating machine for injury litigation.
  • Expert in forensic patient safety.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
English  

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

She has developed an office ergonomic training program and has trained hundreds of people in ergonomic principles. She has trained hospital employees in safe work practices.


 

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