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 Expert  724848

Expert in Chemical Company Site and Corporate Crisis Management Planning and Security Assessment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
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Summary of Expertise:

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He has over 25 years in chemical plant manufacturing as well as 2 years as Corporate Safety Director. Operating a safe plant is key to a successful manufacturing operation. As plant manager he reduced an OSHA injury rate of over 10 to less than 2 in 3 years. Key to this success was strong leadership and the use of appropriate goals for all levels in the plant.

He has over 25 years in chemical plant manufacturing experience from development engineering to plant manager of a plant with a $115,000,000 operating budget and 700 employees. As plant manager he was responsible for all aspects of the operation including maintenance, quality control, accounting, development engineering, process engineering, environmental/health and safety and human resources. He successfully conducted labor contract negotiations every two years resulting in major changes in corporate benefits and productivity improvements.

He reengineered most of the plant operations including decentralizing major staff departments. Eliminated 70 hourly and 20 salary employees without a layoff - using attrition and planning.

As a senior plant manager he lead an effort to design a plan for involvement of corporate management in major chemical incidents at company facilities and during transportation. Expert has refined this initial experience and now provides support to chemical companies both for corporate support in crisis management and plant emergency preparedness. He has constructed and redesigned corporate crisis plans as well as providing ongoing support through training and by conducting emergency response drills and tabletop exercises.


chemical plant management


chemical plant operation


chemical plant manufacturing


chemical plant accident


emergency management


emergency response


corporate crisis management


collective bargaining




chemical company site

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Reading, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   BS ChE   Chemical Engineering   University of Wisconsin  
1975   MBA   Marketing   Temple University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1965 to 1997


DJB Associates




He has developed or participated in the development of Corporate Crisis Management plans for several major chemical companies, including table top exercises, training and drills. Expert has also conducted Security Vulnerability Analysis for major chemical companies, developed a security standard for a major chemical company, and developed Facility Security Plans to meet the Coast Guard MTSA requirements.

1965 to 1997


Rohm and Haas


Plant Manager


He has over 32 years experience in the chemical industry with 25 years in manufacturing including 8 years as a plant manager and 2 years as Corporate Safety Director.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has one publication relating to crisis management

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Hazardous Materials  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He developed a Corporate Crisis management plan for 2 chemical companies - from scratch
  • He has conducted drills and training for multiple chemical companies
  • He has developed a corporate security standard for a chemical company
  • He has conducted security vulnerability assessments and developed security plans to meet the MTSA (Maritime Transportation Security Act)
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in chemical registration regulations for consulting on chemical regulatory filings.
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:
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Additional Skills and Services:

Training to conduct security vulnerability assessment

Other Skills and Services

Developed and conducted crisis scenario. Conducted security vulnerability assessments


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