- OSHA Experts
- Acquisition Due Diligence
- Employee Preparation: Giving Statements & Direction
- Fleet Safety Inspections & Driver Training
- Propane Fire & Explosion Counseling
- DOT Safety & Compliance Plans
- Propane Plant Design & Construction
- Management & Comp Experts
- Plant Safety & Compliance
LEGAL SERVICES - Accident investigation to include accident review and preparation of employees to provide accident reports, statements, and depositions. We will save you and your insurance company significant money.
Finding an expert witness to testify authoritatively on your behalf is not always easy.
Our expert witness program is headed by Mike DiGiorgio the former president of the Propane Gas Defense Association and active PGDA board member. Mike has expertise in transportation, safety issues and propane litigation. In addition to our expertise, we will work with you to identify exactly what kind of expert you need then use our extensive network of contacts to recruit precisely the right person.
Training and Expert Witness Specialties
- Experience Ratings for propane, general industry and construction
- Propane Material handling and storage; prevent injuries and remain compliant
- Emergency exit routes, emergency action plans and fire prevention plans
- Emergency Response Training for the propane company and fireservice
- Powered industrial trucks (forklifts)
Instituted driver education programs.
Established a self-sufficient in-house repair department to Include: meter repair of tank trucks & equipment; in-house warranty work with Ford for light, medium and heavy duty trucks; in-house meter proving, pneumatic and hydrostatic testing of tank trucks.
Initiated an academic program for propane and natural gas carburetion which included a 162 question exam to certify propane carburetion technicians.
1985 - Present PARACO GAS, Director of Transportation & Safety Operations
1980 - 1985 - ALTERNATIVE FUEL SYSTEMS, INC., Vice President of Engineering
1975 - 1980 - SOLE PROPRIETOR, Automotive Repair Center and Propane Conversion Center
1970 - 1975 - GENERAL MOTORS MOTOR DIVISION Lead Mechanic
EDUCATION & SPECIALIZED TRAINING
Boston University, Masters in Equipment Management
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Managing Fleet Safety
St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology
Practicing Law Institute
Fire & Safety Training:
Hazmat team Inc. Hazardous Materials Specialist.
NJ State Police Level 4 Hazardous Materials Specialist.
Association of American Railroads Tank Car Specialist
New York State Fire Academy, Hazmat Emergency Response Training,
Arson Investigation, IAAI
Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction
NFPA 921 Certification
NFPA 1033 Qualifications
Lion Tech, Hazardous Materials Safety Course
NWSA Legal Issues Classes
ProChem Co., Hydrostatic Testing Procedures
Lion Tech, Underground Storage Tank Course
United States Department of Commerce, Meter Proving Liquid and Vapor
American Meter Co., Meter Repair Inspection & Calibration
Fleet Management Training:
NYS, DMV Master Instructor Course for Federal Emissions Systems Diagnosis.
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
General Motors Division
Lincoln Technical Institute, Automotive Transmission
ThermoKing Corp., Automotive Air Conditioning
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Vehicle Maintenance Management
Diversified Fuel Components Limited, 50 hour academic program
National Technical Schools, Comprehensive Electronics Course
Northwestern University Traffic Institute
Personnel Law and Transportation Law
New York State Hazardous Material Emergency Response Team for Propane Gas
CHEMTREC Registered Emergency Responder
National Fire Protection Association
Propane Gas Defense Association
Defense Research Institute DRI
American Trucking Association
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
Safety Management Council
National Motorists Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
International Society Of Fire Service Instructors
International Association of Arson Investigators
International Fire Marshal’s Association