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  • Featured Lister
    Albert J. Ferrari, P.E., C.S.P.
    Licensed Mechanical Engineer
    Certified Safety Professional

    1000 Elbert Street
    Oakland, CA 94602-1320

    Phone: (510) 530-4777
    Alternate: (510) 967-4486
    Fax: (510) 531-3675
    Email: albertferrari.pe@gmail.com
    http://www.albertjferrari.com

    Specialties
    45 years of trades, engineering, safety and forensic practice. VEHICLES: cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, forklifts, manlifts, tractors, excavators, bobcats, boats; and pedestrian impacts, etc. PEDESTRIAN FALLS: member ASTM Committee F13: biomechanics of falls, walkway safety, coefficient of friction, human factors, lighting and conspicuity. Safety: management, operations, design, guarding, warnings, training and supervision, human factors, codes, standards and regulations. ENGINEERING: products, machinery, vehicles and industrial: tanks, pumping, piping, plumbing, conveyors, ladders, stairs, railings, catwalks, etc. FAILURES: brakes, steering, drive train, railings, tools, machinery, etc. TRADES: mechanic, machinist, welder, building trades, construction, maintenance, etc. SERVICES: testing, lowlight metering and photography, mockups, logistics, etc.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BSME, University of Santa Clara, 1969. Professional Mechanical Engineer License, (CA) #18025, Certified Safety Professional #10258. Commercial Driver License: B and M1. Private Pilot
  • Featured Lister
    Kenneth Nemire PhD
    President, Principal Consultant
    HFE Consulting LLC

    P.O. Box 111874
    Campbell, CA 95011-

    Phone: (408) 234-6903
    Fax: (408) 521-1931
    Email: knemire@HFEconsulting.com
    www.HFEconsulting.com/Forensics

    Specialties
    Human Factors / Ergonomics; Driver and pedestrian perception & behavior; Perception-response time; Slip, Trip, Misstep, Fall; Lighting, Visibility, Conspicuity; Product design & liability; Human-machine interaction; Control/display layout; Warnings.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; CPE; CXLT.
  • Featured Lister
    Martin M Balaban PhD, PE
    Senior Consulting Engineer
    AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc.

    18075 Ventura Blvd., Suite 209
    Encino, CA 91316-

    Phone: (818) 389-2062
    Alternate: (818) 344-2700
    Fax: (818) 344-3777
    Email: Martin.Balaban@yahoo.com
    www.jurispro.com/MartinBalaban

    Specialties
    Engineering, mechanics, biomechanics, safety, human factors. Applications: Pedestrian slip/trip, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, lighting, glass, building codes. Premises liability, vehicle collisions, component failures. Industrial, construction, products liability. Reduced travel charges for Bay Area cases. Call for free initial consultation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS Civil Engineering, Cooper Union; MS Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology; PhD Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; Licensed Safety Engineer, State of California (SF3352).
  • Featured Lister
    James C. Jeffery III PE
    Principal
    Traffic & Civil Engineering Consulting Services

    P.O. Box 961
    Los Gatos, CA 95031-0961

    Phone: (408) 377-6222
    Alternate: (916) 447-1348
    Email: info@trafficandcivilengineer.com
    www.trafficandcivilengineer.com

    Specialties
    Roadway design defect analysis to determine dangerous condition, safety and liability; design immunity; construction zone accidents; investigations involving all roadway types, parking lots, all vehicle types, pedestrians, bicyclists; traffic control devices; transportation planning. Consulting City TE. Plaintiff/Defense, 35+ years experience.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, Engineering Management; BS, Environmental Studies; Registered Traffic Engineer, TE #1179 (CA); Registered Civil Engineer, CE #36644 (CA); General Engineering Contractor #391026 (CA); Life Fellow, ITE.
  • V. Paul Herbert CPSA
    Director
    Western Motor Carrier Safety Institute, Inc.

    954 Butterfly Valley Road
    Quincy, CA 95971-9613

    Phone: (530) 281-6565
    Alternate: (800) 875-7389
    Fax: (530) 281-6566
    Email: paul@trucksafetyexpert.com
    www.trucksafetyexpert.com

    Specialties
    Truck/Bus, Forklift Operator Selection, Training, Supervision and Qualification Standards; Commercial Vehicle Equipment, Inspection, Maintenance and Operation Standards; Conspicuity/Visibility; Air Brake, Steering and Suspension Systems, Coupling Devices, Engines, Transmissions; Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Loading/Load Securement Requirements.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Cert. Safety Coordinator, Cert. Practicing Safety Administrator (CPSA), Cert. Master Instructor, Cert. National Safety Council DDC-8 Instructor, Cert. Forklift Instructor.
  • Institute of Risk and Safety Analyses
    Kenneth A. Solomon PhD
    Chief Scientist

    5324 Canoga Avenue
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364-

    Phone: (818) 348-1133
    Alternate: (818) 348-0091
    Fax: (818) 348-4484
    Email: expert@irsa.us
    www.irsa.us

    Specialties
    Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Computer Simulations, 3D Photography, Auto, Truck, Bike, Chair, Forklift, Ladder, Pool, Escalator, Elevator, Gate, Press, Industrial, Recreational, Slips/Trips, Criminal & Civil Cases.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; P.E.; Post Ph.D.
  • Ralph N. Haber PhD
    Partner
    Human Factors Consultants

    313 Ridge View Drive
    Swall Meadows, CA 93514-

    Phone: (760) 387-2458
    Fax: (760) 387-2459
    Email: Ralph@humanfactorsconsultants.com
    www.humanfactorsconsultants.com

    Specialties
    Eyewitness identification; memory recall and recovery; children and adult; Language competence; fingerprint comparison accuracy; Human factors; analyses of safety, design, warnings, workplace injuries and training. Pretrial assistance and expert testimony.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Post-doctoral, Human Factors, Medical Research Council, Cambridge England, 1971; Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Stanford University, 1957; MA, Experimental Psychology, Wesleyan University, 1954; BA, Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1953.
    Previous/Current Position
    Yale University, Asst Prof., Psychology, 1958-1964; University of Rochester (NY), Assoc Professor psychology, 1964-1967; University of Rochester, Professor of psychology, 1967-1979; Chairman, 1967-1971. University of Illinois (Chicago), Professor of Psychology, 1979-1994; University of Illinois, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1994-present.
    Honors/Awards
    Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1970; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1971; Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1988; Outstanding Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 1977; Special Post-Doctoral Fellowship, US Public Health Service, 1970-1971.
    Prof. Affil.
    Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, 1987; American Psychological Association, 1958; American Psychological Society, 1988; Psychonomics Society, 1964; International Association for Identification, 2003.
    Publications
    250 technical and scientific articles in scientific journal, seven books.
    Prior Expert
    Retained in 120 criminal cases involving eyewitness testimony, fingerprints, and human factors, and 120 civil cases on the same topics plus interviewing, and memory. Testified in six federal district courts, and superior courts in ten states. Provided consultation and presentation to judges, defense and prosecution lawyers, and state organizations on psychological issues and the law.

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