Need an Expert for a Conveyor Systems Case?

There are many factors that need to be understood and taken into account when an accident with a conveyor system occurs. Finding the right conveyor system expert witness can be difficult, but there are some things that you should be looking for.  First, a conveyor system expert witness needs to understand how a conveyor system works from a mechanical standpoint. This usually means that they have worked with, repaired or designed conveyor systems in the past.  Second, they need to understand the safety regulations that are in place to allow safe operation of the conveyor system. This means understanding the OSHA regulations as well as any other industry regulations involved.

You can rest assured that when you work with an expert from Alpine Engineering and Design they will have both the experience and the knowledge of the safety regulations necessary for your case. To learn more about our product liability experts click the button below.

Our Experience With Conveyor Cases

One of our experts was retained in a conveyor system lawsuit that involved machine guarding in particular. In this case, the plaintiff was repairing a conveyor belt on a system for a very large company.  After the belt had been replaced it was making some noise, so he was banging around on the system a little bit to see if he could find out where the noise was coming from. One of the guards dropped causing the plaintiff to shield his head with his arms. As he put his arms up to protect his head, his arm was pulled into the machine and mangled quite badly.

Our expert was able to bring to light some flaws in the design of the guard and the case settled.

Have a Conveyor System Accident that Would Benefit from Having an Expert Witness?

 If someone has been injured by a conveyor system, hiring an expert to get to the root cause of the incident can help determine the validity of a case. Accidents involving conveyor systems are very common simply because of all the potential pinch points, moving parts and overall complexity of the systems. Having designed conveyor systems, our experts have a thorough understanding of how conveyor systems work and the safety precautions that need to be taken when operating and maintaining them.

Our experts are all registered Professional Engineers (PEs).  Additionally, our experts are  Certified Safety Professionals in comprehensive practice (CSPs) which means they have demonstrated a sound understanding of the safety aspects of several different industries at an in-depth level. Our experts have the knowledge and experience necessary to provide unparalleled insight into any conveyor system accident you are working on.

Because of the knowledge and experience that our experts have, they are able to analyze your case and provide valuable feedback. You can rely on the work that our experts provide as conveyor system expert witnesses.  Our experts will never take a case that they do not believe in.  We value being able to sit on the stand and believe every word that comes out of our mouths. This is part of what makes our experts so successful. If are not convinced of something, we will make that known to you even if it is not what you want to hear.  If you are in need of a conveyor system expert witness give one of our experts a call today at (801)763-8484. To learn more about our mechanical experts click here.

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