Michael J. Slifka, PE
is an internationally recognized Licensed Professional Fire Protection Engineer and Fire Protection Consultant
. He has spent over 30 years working to protect others by promoting fire safety.
Mr. Slifka has served as president/CEO of a leading fire protection engineering company. He acted as Chief of Safety, Fire Protection, and Occupational Health for the Veterans Administration, the world’s largest health care organization responsible for, among other duties, the compliance of 172 hospitals and 225 outpatient clinics to JCAHO criteria. Mr. Slifka served on the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards (NCSBCS); the National Bureau of Standards; the National Fire Protection Association; the US. General Services Administration; Rolf-Jensen & Associates; Republic Steel Company; and the Ohio Inspection Bureau.
Mr. Slifka has investigated hundreds of fires during his fire protection career, and has been qualified as an expert witness in both deposition and at trial in U.S. Federal and State Courts. He is the principal resource to the manufactured housing /building industry on litigation for fire cause and origin, alleged defective construction practices, and wrongful injury and death cases
. Mr. Slifka's services are available to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense.
Areas of Expertise
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- Fire Safety Testing
- Fire Safety Training
- Fire Safety Retrofits
- Electrical Testing
- Structural Testing
- Fire Protection Engineering
- Fire Engineering Consulting
- Fire Protection Research
|Building Codes / StandardsInspection / Design ReviewStairway & Pathway DesignSlip, Trip & FallHigh-Rise SafetyHealth Care Institutional SafetyIndustrial SafetyManufactured Housing Safety|
"Slifka, who recently played a crucial role in winning a $3 million judgment and $25 million in punitive damages, in one case, and in the successful defense of a $4 million lawsuit, in another case, is now a member of Experts.com. "