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  • Featured Lister
    Westec Construction, Inc.
    David A. Stern PE
    President

    11693 San Vicente Blvd
    #201
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-

    Phone: 3105608217
    Alternate: 3103953066
    Fax: (310) 395-6761
    Email: davidstern9@gmail.com
    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.
    Reg/Lic
    Licensed general contractor and Professional Engineer (Civil).
    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. Affil.
    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.
  • Featured Lister
    W. Charles Perry & Associates
    W. Charles Perry PE
    Principal Engineer

    231 W. 41st Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94403-

    Phone: 6506389546
    Email: charles@wcharlesperry.com
    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 perchorate 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).
  • Featured Lister
    Daniel John O'Connell CSP
    Principal Consulting Safety Engineer
    O'Connell and Associates Forensic Safety Consultants / SAFETRAN, LLC

    4627 Norris Road
    Fremont, CA 94538-6706

    Phone: 5108940229
    Alternate: 5103861241
    Fax: 5108940332
    Email: daniel@safetransafety.com
    www.d-oconnell.com
    http://www.linkedin/daniel-john-o-connell-csp-asp-cet-chmm-chst-chcm-12413b16/

    Specialties
    Consulting safety engineer, educator, author, expert. Occupational safety & health, regulatory compliance, employee training specialist, analyst, inspections, program evaluation. Construction, Roofing, Trucking, Industry, Confined space, Rescue, Hazardous materials responder and specialist.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Cert. Safety Trainer (CET); Construction Safety & Health; State Rescue Tech.; State Hazmat Responder; California CDL
    Formal Education
    Graduate Certificate, Safety Management, University of California, 2001; B.S. cum laude, Occupational Safety & Health, Columbia Southern University, 2006
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Safety Professional (CSP-#32751); CHMM; CHST; CET.
    Previous/Current Position
    Forensic safety consulting, rescue chief, construction safety engineer, fleet manager, OSHA safety trainer.
    Honors/Awards
    Graduate cum laude, appointed ASSE Advisory Board Transportation Practice, appointed Senior Fellow of the International Safety Quality Environment Management Association (ISQEMA).
    Prof. Affil.
    American Society of Safety Engineers, ASTM International, National Safety Management Society, ANSI/ASSE Z117, NFPA 241, ANSI Z15, and NFPA 350 standard accreditation committees.
    Publications
    Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Confined Space Safety, Roofing Construction Trade Toxicity and Flammability Hazards, Open Roof Holes and Roofing Industry Injury Prevention.
    Prior Expert
    Over 100 cases representing plaintiff and defendant, numerous depositions, arbitrations, presentations at mediation, and trial testimony. Analysis of company safety and training programs, fleet safety audits, driver and employee safety, post-accident investigation, analyze standard of care, OSHA-DOT compliance, hazmat, fire safety audits.
  • David Benaroya Helfant PhD
    Principal
    Seisco Engineering and Environmental Design Associates, Inc.

    1187 Ocean Avenue
    Emeryville, CA 94608

    Phone: (510) 547-8540
    Alternate: 5107198282
    Fax: (510) 527-7785
    Email: davidbhelfantphd@consultant.com
    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, University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-82; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.
    Reg/Lic
    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 Licence (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. Affil.
    Full Member, 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.

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