Dennis W. Eckstine
is an expert on cranes, aerial work platforms,
various types of lifting equipment, heavy duty trucks, carriers,
and other similiar construction, industrial and agricultural equipment.
He has held senior positions in engineering, quality, product safety and reliability
for major manufacturers including representing the company at trial
. Through his active involvement in current standards committees, his education, and his engineering and product safety experience at Grove Worldwide he brings a solid scientific and practical background to his clients.
He was previously Vice President, Senior Director of Product Safety & Reliability, and Director of Engineering Administration for different major manufacturers. He possesses a BSME and MBA. Mr. Eckstine started as a full time employee in the construction equipment industry in 1971 for Grove.
He is currently a member of numerous committees within the organizations of ANSI
(American National Standards Institute), SAE
(Society of Automotive Engineering), ISO,
and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators. Mr. Eckstine was the founding International Chairman
of ISO TC 214 for Elevating Work Platforms. He is currently International Chairman
of ISO TC 96 SC 6 for Mobile Cranes, and a Commissioner
Expert on construction, industrial and agricultural equipmentEvaluate Product to Promote Safe Design and Safe Use of EquipmentHazard Analysis, Design Review, Warnings Development, Safety and Operational TrainingOffer Guidance on Human Factors CIE - Certified Industrial Ergonomist Develop Standards for Design and Safe Use of ProductsDevelop Training Materials and Perfrom Training for Operators of Lifting Equipment Including Cranes and Aerial Work PlatformsConduct Presentations at Seminars and Work Shops