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 Expert  727739

Expert in Retail Industry Safety & Health, Environmental, Solar & Renewable Energy

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has performed Expert Witness consulting work in Retail Safety, Slip/Fall Floor Safety, Food Safety and Premises Liability. He has extensive experience as an Expert Witness in the Legal Arena as well as experience with government agency compliance issues working at both Safeway Stores and in the mortgage industry. He has a very strong Environmental, Health and Safety background working as a former EHS Mgr. , with a Masters of Science in EHS. He is experienced in retail safety management issues. He is knowledgeable in many of retail store operations, practices, and procedures. Areas of expertise include retail safety practices, standards of care, premises liability, slip, trip and falls, merchandising and display practices. Prior expert witness experience includes: Consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

expert witness


floor safety


food safety


retail safety


slip fall accident


supermarket safety

- Renewable Energy Consultant - system size & design, ROI calculations, electrical calculations, energy production calculations,Solar Energy Irradiance Calculation,

- Construction estimating, site survey procedures for services and equipment installation, services and equipment needed for proper installation and functionality,

- Financial amortization and loan expense calculation,. Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), government incentive programs and system leases, PBI/EPBB calculations, ITC Tax Grant incentives. MACRS depreciation calculations.

-NABCEP Level 1 Certificate.


renewable energy system


solar technology

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Sterilization; Food & Drug Product, Packaging & Process...
Aseptic Process Design, Airflow Visualization, HACCP, PAI...
Floors, Slips & Falls, Floor Covering, Carpet, Wood, Stone,...
Food Safety, New Product Development, and Food Science

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1995   Masters   Environment, Health & Safety   University of San Francisco  
1991   Bachelors   Health Administration   St. Mary's College  
1984   Associate   Biology   Foothill College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to 2010


Expert & Associates


Expert Witness Consultant


Expert Witness consulting work in the Retail Safety, Slip/Fall Floor Safety, Food Safety and Premises Liability

1979 to 1999


Safeway Stores


Environment, Health and Safety Mgr – Corporate and Division Offices


Responsible for monitoring government regulatory agency activity (Health, Fire, OSHA, FDA, W&M, EPA, etc.) in the 1300+ stores throughout the United States and Canada.

Interacted and negotiated with government inspectors to assure compliance with applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations

Directly/indirectly supervised staff of 10 employees, and provided direction to Corporate and Division Management on compliance strategies, solutions and deficiencies.

Developed numerous regulatory compliance programs for implementation in the 8 Safeway Divisions throughout North America. Managed, coordinated or was involved numerous safety and health programs and systems:

Career Accomplishments:

California Uniform Retail Food Facility Law Review Committee (CRC) Sub- Comm. Chair // California Environmental Health Association (CEHA) // Food Sanitation Advisory Council (FSAC) - Co-Chair // American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) // Bay Area Environmental Safety Group (BAESG) // National Conference of Weights and Measures (NCWM) // National Pest Control Association (NPCA) // By Referral Only - Business Management/Marketing Member


Associate Safety Professional (ASP) // Hazardous Waste Management Certificate // Medic First Aid/CPR Instructor Certification // Food Protection Certification Program // California Real Estate Broker License // Private Pilot license - single engine land

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Retail Slip/Fall.
  • Expert in area codes for consulting on Haccp plan cost.
  • Expert in time estimation for consulting on Time Study for racking installation.
  • Expert for consulting on Need a HACCP plan in PLace.
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:
Expert Witness Consultant for Legal Council

Provide expert witness services for attorneys regarding retail industry safety and EHS compliance issues.

Provide expert witness testimony at depositions and at trial for legal council representing plaintiffs or defendants in civil injury cases.

Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on slip & fall.
  • Expert in store accidents for consulting on a slip and fall case.
  • Expert for consulting on Potential Retail Slip and Fall Assignment.
  • Slip fall expert witness retail for consulting on store accident.
  • Expert in intota for consulting on slip and fall in supermarket.
  • Expert for consulting on fall in Safeway store.
  • Expert in retail safety standard of care on slip and fall.
  • Expert for consulting on proper retail stock cart training for litigation.
  • Expert in Retail store industry for a case involving wooden pallets.
  • Expert for consulting on Slip & Fall in Gelson's Supermarket.
  • Expert for consulting on Slip and Fall; Retail Safety Policies/Procedures.
  • Expert in Hospitality/ Bartending expert witness.
  • Expert in intota for consulting on Sarkhoz v. The Home Depot.
  • Janitorial policy and retail expert witness for consulting on Slip Fall.
  • Supermart safety expert for consulting on slip fall on produce.
  • Expert witness retail industry premises liability grocery stores for consulting on Slip and fall - standard of sweeps and inspections.
  • Retail merchandising expert for consulting on Veronica Jones v. Target Corporation.
  • Expert witness trip fall retail for consulting on trip fall in grocery aisle.
  • Expert in expert witness.
  • California grocery store floor safety expert for consulting on Grocery Store Slip and Fall.
  • Expert for consulting on Whether store personnel acted reasonably when notified of a spill.
  • Grocery store expert witness for consulting.
  • Expert in solar rooftop distributive power generation for litigation.
  • Paint expert for consulting on Painted Concrete.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

Consumer Protection Compliance Program Food Safety Training, Certification & Inspection Program Product Recalls Coordinate government activity, product collection/disposition Customer Injury Complaints Product Claims, Slip/Falls, Interrogatories Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Program Cleaning/Sanitation Program- Chemical selection and procedures. Pest Control Inspection Program Product/Nutritional Labeling - Net Weight Statements Weights & Measures - Pricing Accuracy Injury & Illness Prevention Program-SB 198 Hazard Communication Program Ergonomics and Repetitive Motion Training Emergency Response Team - CPR Trainer Fire Prevention Program Bloodborne Pathogens Program Safety Training Modules Environmental Compliance Program Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest Management System Hazardous Materials Management Programs (HMMP, HMBP) Waste Water Discharge Permits Asbestos Management and Abatement Program


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