Retained as the designated company witness for AT&T and its subsidiaries in asbestos litigation since 2009. Also retained as an industrial hygiene expert witness by both plaintiff and defendant counsel in a variety of workplace injury and personal injury cases. Has written expert reports based on documentary evidence, site visits and personal interviews. Has completed depositions in more than 15 cases since 2009.
Expertise in the completion of Job Hazard Analysis for manufacturing, construction and service industry operations. Use of the Hierarchy of Controls to prescribe specific work practices designed to protect workers from a variety of potential physical, chemical and biological hazards. Expertise in fall protection and working at heights, working in confined spaces, respiratory protection, personal protective equipment
Expertise in the completion of exposure assessments using techniques such as air sampling, noise surveys, ionizing and radiofrequency radiation surveys, and other measurement techniques as prescribed by the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods and other recognized best practices.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans
Expertise in emergency planning and response to insure business continuity in the event of natural disasters, fire, hazardous materials spills, pandemic and other emergencies. Expertise in hazardous materials response and has trained hundreds of emergency response workers in OSHA HAZWOPER to hazardous materials technical level. Designed, developed and trained volunteer workers in these emergency programs for Western Electric in 1980 and then later for AT&T. He was the Safety Director for the AT&T Network Disaster Recovery Team and Special Operations Hazardous Materials Team. He was instrumental in the coordination and execution of numerous joint exercises with local emergency organizations and government emergency agencies around the nation over the past 40 years. Experienced and trained as a hazardous materials response Incident Commander and Safety Officer.