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Expert in Product Safety and Liability

Expert ID: 715690 Wisconsin, USA

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Expert is an established professional consultant providing board certified consulting services in proactive product safety, product design, and products liability management for industry, insurance companies, the legal profession, and government. He is a proven expert in product safety, defect analyses, warnings, manuals, and accident investigation, especially as related to mechanical, electrical, and fluid handling equipment. Expert's product safety audits encompass product design, sales literature, packaging, printed warning labels, and conformance to local, national, and international (ISO 9000 Series) standards.


Expert establishes and implements product safety and products liability loss control programs for national and international clients. These programs are designed to provide safe, quality products, comply with local, national, and international regulations and standards, and minimize losses from product incident claims and lawsuits. He has initiated and managed an applications engineering design team to provide quotations of special product applications and technical training to customers and sales force. Additionally, he has established and directed an engineering design staff, pursuing the design and laboratory testing of industrial, commercial, and consumer pumps, filters, and associated fluid handling equipment.


Expert is familiar with CEU-creditable safety training programs that cover all aspects of product safety and products liability. A list of these programs are available upon request and are also available at Kaco Consulting, Inc.'s facility. His knowledge includes the collection and preservation of physical evidence, investigating and analyzing a product incident, reporting a product incident, and product safety audits.


Education

Year Degree Subject Institution

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Responsibilities:
(Undisclosed) investigates and analyzes product-related injuries, property damage, or loss claims. The company Expert analyze new or existing products for potential hazards and ensure conformance with current safety codes and regulations.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1978 to 1989 Employer: Sta-Rite Industries, Inc. Title: Department:
Responsibilities:
While employed at Sta-Rite Industries, Mr. Williams held various positions including; Design Group Leader, Manager of Technical Services and most recently the Product Safety Coordinator.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1965 to 1977 Employer: Goulds Pumps, Inc. Title: Senior Designer Department:
Responsibilities:
Available upon request.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, member of ASTM, Hydraulic Institute, and the World Safety Organization. Expert is listed in Who's Who in the Safety Profession.
Licenses / Certifications
He is a Board Certified Product Safety Manager (CPSM), a Board Certified Forensic Examiner (BCFE) and a Certified Safety Specialist (WSO-CSS).
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert holds two US patents, both related to fluid handling devices.

Fields of Expertise

consumer product safety, product liability, product safety design, consumer product design, accident investigation, electrical-mechanical accident, safety training, product defect, accident reduction, general liability insurance, accident causation, consumer product ergonomics, database server, Internet firewall, computer keyboard, computer office automation, computer networking, technical training, computer-based training, hybrid computer, digital computer, computer industry-related technical training, pump testing, household appliance liability, agricultural accident investigation, electrical product safety, computer application training, reliability, manufacturability design review, electrical accident, accident analysis, fluid-power transmission, handling equipment, computer processing, design for manufacturability, design for assembly, safety, legal liability, safety management, mechanical power transmission, technical communication, statute, consumer product, computer system, computer industry, computer manufacturing, computer program, training, investigation, microcomputer, computer printer, filter, safety procedure, accident, computer technology, computer manufacturer, computer, computer workstation, computer hardware, printed warning label, turbomachinery, technical writing, computer speech recognition, safety standard, safety engineering, risk management, product safety, international standard, computer input device, hydraulics, hydraulic fluid filter, human factors engineering, fluid mechanics, fluid dynamics, fire investigation, ergonomics, electrical safety, computer virus, computer software, computer network, central processing unit, administrative control

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