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Safety Engineering Expert Witness Morris Farkas

Morris S. Farkas
Professional Safety Engineer
3835 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #365
Westlake Village CA 91362
USA
phone: 805-494-0444
fax: 805-494-0441
Morris S. Farkas is a Professional Safety Engineer with over 35 years of experience in Construction, Industrial, and Electrical Safety, with the following credentials: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Master of Science Degree in Safety, Licensed Professional Safety Engineer in California and Teaching College Courses in Accident Prevention, Construction Safety, and Occupational Safety and Health.

Background Experience: - From 1974-1979, Mr. Farkas worked as a Construction Safety Engineer and Industrial Safety Engineer for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA), conducting safety inspections and accident investigations. For the next 12 years, he served as a Gas Pipeline Safety Engineer and Overhead & Underground Electrical Power Line Safety Engineer with the California Public Utilities Commission conducting safety inspections and accident investigations. Mr. Farkas also spent over 10 Years as a Bridge and Highway Engineer with State of California, Division of Highways (Cal-Trans).

Litigation Support - Mr. Farkas has provided expert testimony for attorneys representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Since 1979, he has been retained as an expert over 3,000 times, given approximately 1,500 depositions, and opined in 250 trials in both State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Farkas' services include consulting, document review, site inspections, safety research, reports, expert declarations, and expert testimony. He has testified in California, Arizona, Nevada, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Safety Engineering
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Safety Standards
  • Safe Custom and Practice
  • Standard of Care
  • Safety Instructions
  • Safety Labels & Warning Signs
  • Safe Use of Tools & Machinery
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Construction Safety
  • Demolition Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Machine Guarding
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Industrial Safety
  • Pipeline Safety
  • Roofing Safety
  • Confined Space Entry into Tanks
  • Energy Source Lockout & Tagout
  • Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Manlifts
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Products Liability
  • Work Platforms
  • Stairs / Stairways
  • Forklifts
  • Fall Protection Solutions