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Machine Safety Expert Witness David Merrifield

David K. Merrifield, CSP
4515 Stonecrest Terrace
St. Joseph MO 64506
USA
phone: 816-364-1540
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David K. Merrifield, CSP, has over 40 years of experience in Manufacturing and Manufacturing Management. A Certified Safety Professional, he has 23 years of experience in Safety Management, Risk Management, and Litigation.

Mr. Merrifield is knowledgeable in a broad range of construction, industrial and maintenance tools, machinery, and equipment. He has served as Chairman of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) A92 main committee for Aerial Work Platforms and Chairman of ANSI Z535.6 Safety messages in collateral materials.

Litigation Support - Mr. Merrifield provides expert testimony and consultation involving Expert witness testimony concerning government and industry standards, warnings, instructions, maintenance and inspections, misuse, hazards and hazard control, duties of parties, fall protection, safety devices, product recalls, and service bulletins. His expertise is available to counsel representing both the Plaintiff and the Defense.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Warnings and Instructions
  • Standards, Regulations, and Industry Practice
  • Safe Design Process
  • Training
  • Maintenance and Inspections
  • Modifications to Machinery, Equipment
  • Misuse
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Hazards in the Workplace
  • Duty of Owners, Users, Operators
  • Fall Protection
  • Safety Devices
  • Product Recalls and Service Bulletins
  • Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Document Creation and Retention
  • Accident Investigation
  • Product Safety
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Machinery
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Boom Lifts
  • Personnel Lifts
  • Cherry Pickers
  • Fork Trucks
  • Telescopic Material Handlers
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Mast Climbers
  • ANSI Standards
  • OSHA
  • Industry Practice
  • Electrocution
  • Tip Over
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