Crane & Rigging Accident Expert Witness

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Relevant industry and technical expertise

Becket Training & Consulting offers investigation, deposition review and responsive reports, expert witness testimony, crane & rigging accident investigation and claims related support services for crane & rigging related issues.

We don’t just quote regulations and requirements, we are actively involved in writing national standards.  Dave has 20+ years of service on ASME committees –  currently serving on the B30 main committee, the B30.9, B30.23 and B30.26 subcommittees and the recently published ASME P30 main committee.  He also serves on the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) Lift Director Management Team.

One of our greatest strengths is that we continue to spend time in the field delivering hands-on training & testing at the job site.
We provide critical feedback on lifts and lifting equipment and determining root accident causes and failures.

In-depth Knowledge
Crane & Rigging trial support and expert services. Technical issues explained clearly and in layman’s terms.

Expert interpretations:

  • Cranes & Rigging
  • Lift Planning
  • ASME B30 Standards Safety Standard for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks and Slings
  • ASME P30.1 Standard Planning for Load Handling Activities
  • OSHA Regulations
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1910  General Industry
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1915  Shipyards
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1917  Marine Terminals
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1918  Longshoring
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 (subpart cc)
  • EM385-1-1  USACE Safety Manual
  • NAVFAC P-307  Weight Handling Equipment Manual

Becket Expert Witness Services

At Becket Training & Consulting, we use our knowledge, credibility and expertise to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. We have both plaintiff and defense experience. Through the various stages of discovery, expert exchange, mediation, and trial, we will educate and support you through the many issues surrounding crane & rigging accident litigation.

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Contact us or call 610-299-5534 to learn more about our services.