Edward C. Boulanger

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Edward C. Boulanger

Principle Consultant, Safety Resource Associates, LLC

Qualifications

EXPERT WITNESS SERVICE

• More than four decades of experience, specializing in providing expert witness service in all aspects of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, risk management, and OSHA requirements. Have provided expert testimony in industrial accidents, unsafe work environments, and safety code violations.

• Fields of expertise include all industries and crafts, including: site excavation, utilities, rigging, masonry, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, framing, carpentry, and roofing.

• Available to assist attorneys with accident investigations.

• Assist attorneys with framing questions for witness depositions used in trial presentations. Ability to summarize complex scientific, medical, or specialized facts in a concise way for the jury to understand.

• Provide testimony supported by facts based on rigorous research methods and decades of safety experience. Detailed reports supporting my opinions are included with testimony.
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SAFETY CONSULTANT

Have successfully used a consultative approach to safety regulatory management for many decades by creating and sustaining successful safety programs for business and industry. This includes designing customized training, equipment, job monitoring, coordination, and commitment programs.

RISK AND SAFETY EXPERIENCE

  • Founder of Safety Resource Associates, LLC, Virginia’s strongest risk, safety & health consultant since 2006.
  • Developed risk & safety programs for business, industry, and government.
  • Have served as Safety Consultant or Safety Officer for:
    – Department of Defense
    – Virginia and Maryland Third Party Administrator
    – Numerous General Contractor sites and Mechanical Contractor sites
    – Lead safety coordinator for commercial corporations including Northrop, Motorola, and Zenith.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS / TRAINING

• A.B. Degree – Franklin & Marshall- Lancaster, PA
• Graduate MBA Studies- Loyola/Keller- Chicago, IL
• Certified Safety Professional–1986 to 2001 (Retired)
• OSHA 10/30-Hour Construction Outreach Safety Training Since 2004
• Multi-State OSHA and State Plan Compliance in IL, CA, TX, IN, PA, VA, MD, NM, & FL
• Industrial Hygiene & Toxic Gas Monitoring
• Department of Transportation Work Zone Safety
• Substance Abuse Programs and Testing
• Hazard Communications Programs and Training
• U.S. Corps of Engineering Em-385 Safety Standards
• Hazard Analysis, CPR, First Aid, and Emergency Response Planning
• Familiar with all construction crafts with emphasis on:
– Fall Protection
– Excavations
– Confined Space
– HazCom
– Cranes & Rigging
– Roofing
– Power Presses, Tools & Equipment
– Electrical
– Scaffolds

Jason Brooks

Jason Brooks
Jason Brooks

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Jason Br0oks

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH EXPERT WITNESS & CONSULTANT, OSHA TRAINER

 

An effective and highly trained Safety Manager with 9 years’ experience overseeing Dominion Energy’s sub-contractors and their safety teams during the development stage of large solar projects. Overseer of safety and health policies, tool box talks, training, compliance and enforcement. Creating programs and effectively communicating guidelines to all parties and sub-contractors. Making required changes and developing response strategies to keep safety risk
to a minimum. Teach up and coming safety professionals on how to coach employees while in the field and how to get their point across while at the same time earning the respect needed to be an effective safety professional. Effectiveness in leadership and bringing working men and women together as a team to complete a project safely.
CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Considerable experience and knowledge of Dominion Energy’s Exhibit G and their health and safety practices

● Exceptional knowledge of VOSH, OSHA, MSHA, and Dominion Energy compliance standards.
● OSHA 500, OSHA 510, OSHA 502, & OSHA 30 certified.
● Authorized by the American Red Cross to train and certify participants in first aid, CPR, & AED.
● Equipment Operator Instructor – Certified through Eastern Lift Truck Academy.
● Authorized through MSHA to teach, train, and certify Virginia New Miner and General Miner training.
● Safety Management 1 & 2 certification.
● Authorized through ATTSA to teach, train, & certify participants in the VDOT flagger course.
● ATTSA Work Zone Supervisor certification.
● OSHA recordkeeping specialist including all OSHA 300 logs.
● Accident investigation and prevention.
● Weekly client safety audits and immediate abatements.
● Post OSHA citation representation.
● Safety training and effectively being able to communicate to all parties.
● Bilingual.
● Onsite drug screening.
● Jobsite inspection and hazard assessment.
● Creating emergency action plans and fire prevention plans.
● Creating and Implementing hazcom procedures.
● Ability to conduct Job Hazard Analysis procedures and training.
● Equipment inspection and documentation.
● Exceptional computer skills including word, excel, power point, and quick books.
● Knowledge of blueprints and estimating (structural and architectural)
● Site Management.
● Identifying risk and showing root cause analysis for near misses.
● Creating safety programs and communicating guidelines.
● Trenching and excavation competent person and trainer of.
● Rigging and instruction.
● Considerable knowledge of NFPA guidelines.
● Exceptional relationship with Dominion Energys’ safety representatives, directors, and project managers.

EDUCATION

● Dinwiddie High School Graduate (2003)
● Chesapeake Region Safety Council (2014)
● Eastern Lift Truck Training Academy (2015)
● WVA/VA Mine Association Instructor Course (2016)
● American Red Cross Instructor Training (2016)

EXPERIENCE

Custom Safety Compliance & Supply, LLC.

Occupational Safety Manager and Occupational Safety & Health Trainer

Southern Tradesmen Group (2020) Electrical Contractor
Safety Manager

Brad Cole Construction (2019-2020) Civil Contractor
Safety Manager
Safety Trainer/Safety Manager

C.E. Thurston Contractors (2018) Mechanical Contractor
Safety Trainer

DSI (2018) – Electrical Contractor
Safety Manager

D&D Mechanical Inc (2017) Mechanical Contractor
Safety Manager/Trainer

Merck Pharmaceuticals – Elkton VA

Nitro Power (2017 – 2018) Electrical Contractor
Safety Manager

D&D Mechanical (2016) Mechanical Contractor/Trainer
Safety Manager

Dominion Coal Ash plant- Chesterfield VA

Sukit Civil Construction – (2016) Civil Contractor
Safety Manager

Gloucester Solar Farm – Gloucester VA 95 mw

Elgin Power Solutions (2016-2017) – Electrical Contractor
Safety Manager

Southampton Solar Project- Southampton VA 120 mw

J.E. Liesfeld (2014-2015) Civil Contractor
Safety Manager

Karr Construction Inc.-Steel Erectors

Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME

Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME

Alvin Pardo-Monell, Electrical Engineer, Expert Witness, Safety Resource Associates

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Alvin Pardo-Monell, MS, ME

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER CONSULTANT, EXPERT WITNESS, SAFETY MGT & TRAINING

  • 34 years of experience in the Electrical Construction & Maintenance Industry
  • Teaching professionally since 1996
  • Former Electrical Engineering Professor- Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
  • Instructor for ABC- VA, ABC-Metro-Washington, MD, ABC-Baltimore, MD & IEC, MD
  • Founder of a bilingual Vocational Institute in Northern Virginia- June 2000
  • OSHA Outreach Construction Instructor (since 2002) +VDOT Instructor (since 2005)
  • Conducted seminars and made presentations for audiences of up to 300 people
  • Fully Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • ­Associated Builders and Contractors Instructor of the Year Finalist (2006 and 2017)­ ­

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Vocational Training School Management:

  • Provided advice and led instructors of vocational programs for the successful professional development of electrical apprentices in the Washington Metropolitan Area, Florida and the Caribbean.
  • Reduced costs by conducting extensive analysis of training costs, facilities costs and effective marketing.
  • Developed technical and audiovisual learning tools to complement live classes in English and Spanish.
  • Founded APM Vocational Institute, LLC, accredited by NCCER as a training unit under ABC Virginia since 2003.

Electrical Safety Management and Construction:

  • Planned, Supervised and coordinated electrical distribution construction systems.
  • Provided NFPA, NFPA 70E Arc Flash and Electrical Wiring Methods following OSHA Standards (Sub-Parts K and S).
  • Conducted field visits and inspections of underground and aerial medium voltage electrical distribution constructions for residential, commercial projects including traffic control operations following VDOT, SHA and DDOT.
  • Responsible for safety inspections, audit reports, Safety Manuals Development, JSA’s.
  • Provided and development of Competent Person Training in electrical, fall protection, excavation and scaffolding.
  • Document control, Onsite Testing Procedures, Codes and Standards (OSHA, ANSI, ASTM and others).
  • Conducted hundreds of electrical topics and safety classes and seminars annually.
  • Represented organizations by developing strong liaison network with contractors, vendors, and suppliers
  • Served as consultant to licensed electrical engineers, professional electricians, and consumers.  Advised on electrical construction requirements according to the National Electrical Code and related electrical and safety standards

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUALS

  • Developed a technical “Electricians Manual”, in Spanish for Hispanics to be distributed by Delmar Learning Publishers in 2018 and a “Safety Pocket Manual” for Hispanic construction workers
  • Wrote comprehensive educational materials (e.g., Manuals, Training Aids) for effective learning process.
  • Prepared presentations to companies in the area to recruit students trained by APM and ABC- Chapters.

EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES

Alvin provides legal expert witness services in the capacity of electrical engineering safety and construction.

INSTRUCTOR/TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS

  • Professional Trainer for Electrical Apprentices since 2000 (Spanish/English), accredited by NCCER in 2003
  • APM Vocational Institute Founder/ Principal
  • OSHA 500-Outreach Construction Industry Safety Trainer (Since 2002)
  • OSHA 501 (Jan. 2018)
  • NSC-CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor
  • Fall Protection
  • Excavation & Trenching, Scaffold, Confine Space Instructor
  • Advanced, Intermediate and Basic Traffic Control Instructor (since 2005)
  • ATSSA Flagger Instructor
  • MAOTIEC Construction Specialist
  • NSC Advanced Safety Certificate
  • OSHA Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals (Construction and Gen. Industry)
  • CHST Certification (early 2018)
  • NCCER Electrical Safety Technology Certification (Since 2005)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 05/98 – Pres:    Principal Engineer, APM Electrical Technologies, Alexandria, VA
  • 06/00 – Pres:    Principal – APM Vocational Institute, Alexandria, VA
  • 07/97 – 05/98   Program Manager, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Rosslyn, VA
  • 10/95 – 05/97:  Principal Engineer, APM Engineering & Associates, Inc. – San Juan, PR
  • 11/96 – 04/97:  Professor, Electrical Eng. Dept., POLYTECHNIC UNIV. OF PR – San Juan, PR (part time)
  • 04/90 – 09/95   Electrical Engineer, US ARDEC-ARMY – Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, NJ
  • 09/89 – 04/90:  Electrical Engineer Supervisor II, PR POWER AUTHORITY – San Juan, PR
  • 12/87 – 11/89:  Engineer Assistant III, PR ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY – San Juan, PR
  • 11/84 – 12/87:  Distribution Systems General Inspector, PR ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY – Fajardo, PR
  • 07/83 – 07/89:  Construction Electrician 3rd Class -Supervisor. US NAVY NAVAL RESERVE – Ceiba, PR

EDUCATION

  • 08/98 M.S. – Systems Management, FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Melbourne, FL
  • 05/93 M.E. – Mechanical Engineering, STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Hoboken, NJ
  • 05/89 B.S. – Electrical Engineering, POLYTECHNIC UNIV. OF PUERTO RICO – San Juan, PR

OTHER CREDENTIALS

  • Assn of Professional Engineers & Surveyors of Puerto Rico –
    Engineer Certificate No. 10601: VA, DC, KY, WV, AL & MD
  • Master Electrician License
  • Association of Professional Masters Electricians – PR License No. 5895 (09/1986)
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
  • Master Trainer/Master Craft Electrical/ Adv. Electrical Topics (Since 2003)

Omar Lopez, CHST

Omar Lopez,
Omar Lopez, CHST, Safety Resource Associates

Omar Lopez, CHST

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & HEALTH CONSULTANT AND FIRST AID EXPERT

Omar Lopez holds a Law degree from UTPL in Ecuador and a Business Administration Associates Degree from NOVA.

  • Certified Construction Safety & Health Technician
  • OSHA-10/30 Instructor
  • Certified First Aid Instructor
  • experienced Site and Work Zone Auditor and Trainer.
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