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 Expert  728819

Expert in OSHA, Compliance, Hazardous Materials, Construction Accidents, Emergency Response

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Nevada (NV)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has over 22 years of Safety Engineering, including radiological safety, general industry and construction safety. Application of OSHA principals and standards. He instructed college students in Occupational Safety and Health. Past Certifications include, Certified Safety Manager (WSO), Certified Hazardous Materials Technician, (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Safety Services (Florida), Certified Hazardous Materials Executive (WSO), Certified Safety and Environmental Manager , OSHA 501 and 503 Trainer Courses, OSHA 10/30 Hour General Industry and Construction Courses. Field evaluation of OSHA Standards and application of such. He received a doctorate degree from Columbia Southern University in Occupational Safety and Health Engineering. Additionally, he has 20 years of firefighting experience, including fire prevention, fire suppression, building inspection, coordination of resources and personnel, and airfield firefighting, Hazardous Materials Response and Command and Control and 30 years of First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, including instruction of new Emergency Medical Technicians, and Paramedics. Emergency response to all medical emergencies, occupational illness and injury, personal injury, vehicle accidents, recordkeeping, all aspects of patient care, hazard recognition and abatement.

safety compliance


construction accident


emergency response


hazardous material


OSHA compliance

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Las Vegas, Nevada;  Henderson, Nevada;  North Las Vegas, Nevada;  San Bernardino, California;  Ontario, California;  Fontana, California;  Rancho Cucamonga, California;  Upland, California;  Chino, California;  and Victorville, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1995   PhD   Occupational Safety and Health Engineering   Columbia Southern University   3.96 GPA
1994   Masters of Science   Occupational Safety and Health Engineering   Columbia Southern University   3.96 GPA
1988   Bachelor of Arts   Psychology/Communications   Wright State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to





Principal Consultatnt and Expert Witness


He is the principal consultant and expert witness for the firm.

1997 to 1999


Community College of Southern Nevada


Environmental Safety and Health


Program Coordinator


Taught Environmental and Safety classes to college level students.

1991 to 1997


Westinghouse Electric Company




Senior Safety Engineer


Oversaw and managed construction safety requirements. Obtained over three million man hours without a lost time injury.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert has won the prestigious World Safety Organization Educator of the Year Award for 1994. In addition, he has won several awards from the United States Air Force, including Special Acts and Service. He graduated with a 3.96 GPA from Columbia Southern University.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 20 different articles, books, and other publications on the subject of Safety, OSHA Compliance and Hazardous Materials Response.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - World Safety Organization  
 - World Safety Organization, World Safety Congress  
 - Columbia Southern University  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1991 to 1997   U.S. Department of Energy, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant   Senior Safety Engineer   Expert worked closely with fire departments, police departments, and other ememrgency responders in how to respond to nuclear hazardous materials incidents with regard to materials handling, recognition, monitoring, and notification
1982 to 1988   USAF   Firefighter Paramedic   Expert worked as a firefighter paramed for Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. He performed all the duties associated with emergency response to fire situations. Additionally, he worked as a Fire Inspector, Arson Investigator and was the lead paramedic for the department.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He was instrumental in helping the United States Postal Service with their Performance Evaluation Guide. This Guide was an inspection of various postal facilites on that facility's OSHA compliance. This included everything from records review to physical inspection. Along with this inspection, he specifically ensured that the facility knew how to correct deficiencies found.
  • Expert was extremely helpful in the safeguarding of a rotating finishing machine. This machine, used to polish slot machine fronts, was without proper guarding. He implemented the guard used on Power Take-Off shafts used on farm equipment and therefore reduced the number of worker accidents at that facility.
  • Dr. johnson interviened on a case of a new company wishing to use an extremely harmful substance for processing of their unique product. Upon his urging, the company found a more environmentally friendly substitute and therefore the company was able to obtain the proper permits from governmental agencies.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in job site safety for union labor worker injury case.
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Additional Skills and Services:

“Effective Presentation for the Safety Professional," “Federal Emergency Management Agency, Radiological Monitoring Course,” “Decontamination Procedures for Radiological Contaminated Personnel at Incident Scenes,” “Training Considerations for Radiation Transportation Accidents,” First Responders' Radiological Transportation Emergencies Course, Command and Control for Radiological Transportation Emergencies Course, Train the Trainer, First Responders' Radiological Transportation Emergencies Course.


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