Ergonomist - WHS, coal mining, industry, rail, power, construction #ID8109-1

ID8109 is an academically and professionally recognised “Human Factors” expert. He has an in-depth knowledge of re-construction evidence - application of rigorous scientific methodology.

Areas of evidence for civil liability cases may include:

  • Fall from heights
  • Slips, Trips and Falls – Slip/Skid Testing
  • Hit by moving object &/or plant/vehicle [eg Excavator, Forklift]
  • Hit by falling object
  • People/Plant interaction incidents
  • Scaffolding – Fixed & Mobile
  • Tyres – Explosions and failure
  • Electrocution/ lighting incidents
  • Forestry – Timber milling
  • Elevated Work Platforms, Forklifts/Pallet jacks, lifts, hoists
  • Cranage – Franna and including Tower Cranes [Lifting]
  • Heavy Engineering
  • Heavy Vehicle Transport
  • Steel fixing/Formwork/Concrete Placing/Boom Pumps
  • Traffic Control and Management
  • Construction

Fields of Expertise

Career Highlights

  • Industry Experience. 3.6 decades of front-line industry experience in building and construction, tunneling, manufacturing, mining [coal and metalliferous], rail, heavy engineering, power [generation/distribution].

  • Investigations. Experienced investigator of workplace fatalities, major incidents & personal injury matters in NSW, QLD, SA and NZ; preparation of expert reports & presentation in prosecutions and coronials as an expert Witness – including examination of physical evidence using Scanning electron microscopy.

  • Forensic incident re-construction. Track record of application of rigorous scientific methodology to forensic examination of incidents/fatalities to ensure re-constructive/re-enactment of investigative evidence is admitted into evidence.

Education Highlights

  • Trade/Shop floor [Boilermaker/Welder [Tyre Industries]
  • BA – [University - Psychology Majors]
  • MA - [Psychology - University]
  • PhD - [Psychology - University] – With Medal
  • Cert IV – Occupational Health & Safety
  • Cert IV - Workplace Health and Safety
  • Cert IV – Training & Assessment
  • Cert IV – Training & Assessment
  • Diploma – Work Health and Safety
  • Lead Auditor - Integrated Management Systems [WHS, Quality, Environment]
  • WorkCover – Induction Training for Construction Work

Employment Highlights

ID8109 has a proven track record of preparing clear, concise and professional expert reports that are credible and defensible based on the systematic, structured and disciplined application of rigorous scientific principles and methodology. Meticulous attention to detail in establishing facts relied upon and assumptions of fact on which opinions are based and reasons for each opinion. Wherever possible, methodologically-defensible re-enactment and/or re-construction evidence to support opinions.

Forensic incident re-construction. Track record of application of rigorous scientific methodology to forensic examination of incidents/fatalities to ensure re-constructive/re-enactment of investigative evidence is admitted into evidence.

Membership Highlights

  • Fellow Royal Microscopical Society – London [Patron - Queen Elisabeth II]
  • Australian Psychological Society [APS]
  • Australian Tunneling Society – Engineers Australia
  • Safety Institute of Australia [SIA]

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