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CONSTRUCTION - Safety

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David A. Stern PE

President

Westec Construction, Inc.

11693 San Vicente Blvd., #201
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 560-8217 Alternate: (310) 395-3066 Fax: (310) 395-6761 Email: davidstern9@gmail.com Website: www.constructologist.com

Specialties

39 years of development and construction experience. Full litigation support including construction defects, estimating, CPM scheduling, claims analysis, code violations, construction quality and delay evaluation, PI and construction accidents.

Degrees/Licenses

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (cum laude); General Contractor (CA) and Registered Civil Engineer (CA).

Formal Education

BSE, Civil Engineering, Princeton University, 1976.

Registration and Licenses

BSE, Civil Engineering, Princeton University, 1976.

Previous/Current Position

Project Manager, Stegeman & Kastner, Inc., Project Management Consultants. Field Superintendent, Turner Construction, Inc., Lecturer in Construction Technology at University of California, Irvine and UCLA.

Honors/Awards

Patent #6,110,038 for Carbon Monoxide Purging System, Sigma Xi national scientific research society.

Prof. Affiliations

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Publications

4, including Apartment Manager and Energy Buyer's Guide.

Prior Expert

Over 100 cases representing both plaintiff and defendant. Numerous depositions, arbitrations, presentations at mediation, and trial testimony. Organize destructive testing, meetings of experts, analyze standard of care, estimating and CPM scheduling.

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W. Charles Perry & Associates

Principal Engineer

W. Charles Perry, PE

231 W. 41st Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (650) 638-9546 Alternate: (415) 509-2956 Email: charles@wcharlesperry.com Website: www.wcharlesperry.com

Specialties

Failure analysis and accident reconstruction of industrial accidents, automobile accidents, personal injuries, building fires, industrial fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and industrial explosions. Design evaluations of products and buildings at the system and component level. Safety evaluation of construction sites and industrial facilities. Products evaluated include chairs, ladders, rolling-scaffolds and barricades, medical tables, water heaters, space heaters, furnaces, file cabinets windows. Vehicles evaluated include cars, forklifts, bicycle, pedestrian, golf cart and cranes. Fires & explosions include houses & commercial kitchen fires, methamphetamine lab explosion, ammonium perchlorate factory explosion, synthetic crude oil refinery fire, natural gas explosions, urban-wildland fire and print-shop fire. Construction defects & failures evaluated include structural collapse, mold infestations, EIFS failures, slab failures, pipe leaks and breaks, retaining wall failures, sub-sea level sewer tunneling failure, foundation failures, neighborhood flooding, roof and window leakage. Earthquake damage evaluation of residential, light commercial and high-rise buildings.

Degrees/Licenses

MS, BS, PE, (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Fire Science & Engineering and Construction Management).

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Eworks Electrical Power Inc.

President/CEO

Ernest J. Robins

280 Newhall Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: (415) 596-2359 Alternate: (510) 225-9328 Fax: (415) 812-9703 Email: erobins@eworksinc.biz

Specialties

Electrical Design and Construction, Hydro and Wind Turbine Systems, Solar Power Systems
and Green Energy Technology, High Voltage Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems Design and
Construction Services, Smart Homes Technologies, EV Battery Charger Systems for Hybrid and All
Electric Vehicles.

Degrees/Licenses

C-10 Electrical Contractor, License #1054324 (CA)

Registration and Licenses

Construction Management Certificate (Turner Construction)

Previous/Current Position

Sr. Lead Port Utility Electrician, Port of Oakland, Ca (15 years); High and Medium Voltage Cable Splicing, Relay Testing, Installation and Maintenance; Electrical Construction, Forensic Electrical Inspections, Green Energy Technology, EV Systems Installations, Shore Power Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems, Off-Grid Power Systems Technology and Systems Design, UPS
Genset Systems and Systems Design, Solar, Wind, and Hydro Turbine Systems, Power Integration Design
and Development.

Prof. Affiliations

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6 (I.B.E.W)

Prior Expert

35 years of Electrical Construction and Development Design.

James R. Hinson PE

Senior Consulting Safety Engineer and Risk Analyst

Safety & Health Consultants

1840 Kent Drive
Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone: (650) 740-8119 Email: makeitsafe@att.net

Specialties

Cal/Fed - OSHA advisor to labor and management; consulting professional engineer, educator, researcher, author, expert and public speaker with emphasis on construction: Rulemaking history and interpretation of Cal/Fed-OSHA standards, and multi-employer worksite responsibilities, on-site consultation, steel erection and metal decking operations.

Degrees/Licenses

AS, Lic. Safety Engineer.

Registration and Licenses

Professional Engineer (Safety Branch)

Honors/Awards

Health and Safety Professional of the Year Award 2018 by Lawyer Magazine

David Benaroya Helfant PhD

Senior Project Engineer/Project Mgr.

Seisco Engineering and and Bay Area Structural, Inc.

1187 Ocean Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: (510) 547-8540 Alternate: (510) 496-9369 Fax: (510) 527-7785 Email: davidbhelfant@gmail.com Website: www.seisco-inc.com

Specialties

Construction defect; Code compliance; Accidents, construction safety; Storm drainage, environmental investigations and mold testing; Concrete construction, curing, waterproofing; Foundations, repairs; Earthquake reinforcing; Litigation support, forensic investigations; ADR; Cost estimating; Casualty loss.

Degrees/Licenses

BS, PhD, Post Doctorate: Architecture & Engineering, CA "A"-Gen.Engr., CA "B"-Gen.Bldg., CA "C-21"-Demolition, Hazardous Remediation Lic., ICC #266760

Formal Education

BS, Cornell University, 1969; PhD, Statistical Analysis, University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-83; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.

Registration and Licenses

Full Member-American Society of Civil Engineers; AIA, Assoc. Member, Professional Member, International Code Council, California General Engineering (A); California General Building (B); Hazardous Materials Removal and Remediation (HMRRC), Demolition and Structure Moving License (C-21).

Previous/Current Position

Design Principal, Seisco Engineering & Environmental Design Associates, General Mgr., Senior Project Engineer, Bay Area Structural, Inc., General Engineering Corporation. Research Specialist, Environmental Design Research; Professor, Community Development Studies; Professor, Public Administration. General Engineering and Environmental Designer and Construction Manager. Technical Expert - California State Contractors License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board.

Honors/Awards

US-Army Corps of Engineers- “Outstanding- Project”-1997; US-Air Force: “Outstanding Proj. Mgmt.”- 1999.

Prof. Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers; Professional Member, International Code Council. American Institute of Architects, Assoc. Mbr; Associate member American Institute of Architects; Charter member Structural Engineering Institute, ASCE.

Publications

4 publications; Two books - Earthquake Safe: A Hazard Reduction Manual for Homes; Drainage Methods for Dry Buildings and Stable Sites (forthcoming).

Prior Expert

250 cases as an expert witness; 750 special investigations; 10,000 structural and engineering inspections and assessment reports.

Shakir Shatnawi PhD, PE

Licensed Civil Engineer--President

SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC

7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: (916) 990-6488 Alternate: (916) 790-1158 Email: sshatnawi@shatec.net Website: www.shatec.net

Specialties

Highway Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Pavement Engineering, Materials Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Disputes, Highway Safety, Road Defects, Traffic Accidents (vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles), Maintenance, Repairs, Road Hazards, Asphalt, Concrete, Sight Distance, Friction, Skid, Forensics Analysis, Failure Analysis, Slip/Fall/Trip Accidents.

Degrees/Licenses

Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S.;
Professional Engineer License; Forensic Expert Witness Association

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