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Jay Preston

Safetybiz, Inc
Accident Recon-Preve

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Los Angeles, CA 90045
United States

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Personal Injury Attorneys for accident evaluation jobs People with flooring and products to evaluate for slip resistance Industries who need accident prevention assistance. People who need safety training in my areas of safety expertise

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Curriculum Vitae of Jay William Preston, CSP, PE, CMIOSH President and Chief Executive Officer, SAFETYBIZ, INC. 4859 W. Slauson Ave, Suite 456, Los Angeles, California, 90056 Phone (310) 645-8789. Fax (310) 645-8788. Email: CURRENT PRACTICE: Since 1978. General Safety Engineering Consulting with emphasis on worker safety, industrial product safety, third party safety, construction safety, recreational safety, accident prevention & loss control. Development of safety programs for many areas of accident prevention including trucking. Broad spectrum safety training and course development for supervisors and workers in many industries. Expert testimony and safety engineering case management. Research. Communication. Instruction. Accident reconstruction and analysis to determine causes and suggest solutions. Service to the legal community as forensic safety engineering expert. PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Nine years of progressively increasing responsibility with major multi-line insurance companies. Loss Prevention Representative with Liberty Mutual (69-71). Underwriting Surveyor for Chubb/Pacific Indemnity (71-74). Senior Safety Specialist & Loss Prevention Manager for Great American (74-78). Experience was in the safety engineering arms of the respective companies. Activities were hazard evaluation & safety improvement of prospects and policyholders. Attention to aspects of product hazard control, employee & public safety. Assistance to policyholders in optimal accident & cost reduction by establishing & training their employees with such continuing functions as accident investigation, hazard analysis, hazard control, & motivation. EDUCATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: B.A. Business Administration, University of the Pacific, Stockton (1969) with emphasis on marketing, accounting & legal aspects of business. Industrial Safety & Fire Protection Class, Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1972). M.S. Safety, University of Southern California (1974); M.S. Systems Management, U. of Southern California (1975) with emphasis on products liability analysis & prevention. Heavy involvement with human factors in accident causation. Considerable study of accident investigation, reconstruction, analysis, CPSA, OSHA, CAL/OSHA regulations. Graduate of Factory Insurance Association (FIA) Fire Protection Course. International Loss Control Institute (ILCI) Tribometer Certification Class. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY: Active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Los Angeles Chapter. Chapter President for 82-83 year. Involvement with Professional Development Committee teaching classes for associates. 85-87 Administrator ASSE Consultants` Division. 86-87 ASSE Vice President-Divisions. Los Angeles Chapter Secretary-Recorder 98-99, Assembly Delegate 00-10. Chartered Member Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (United Kingdom), Member ASTM F-13 Committee on Safety and Traction of Footwear. Certified Variable Incidence Tribometer Technician (CXLT). Past member System Safety Society, Safety Institute of Australia, Verband Deutscher Sicherheits Ingenieure (Germany), International Conference of Building Officials, and Chuo Rodo Saigai Boshi Kyokai (Japan). Attained CSP, Certified Safety Professional, designation (national safety peer group certification). California Registered Professional Safety Engineer. Elected Fellow of Institute for Advancement of Engineering. OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENT: As Adjunct Professor of Safety taught Safety Technology courses & Graduate Level Physical Hazards courses at U. of Southern California. Periodic lecturer in industrial accident investigation. Taught Safety Professional course for College of Insurance, System & Industrial Safety courses for Cal-State University, Long Beach / Los Angeles. Speaking to various professional & service organizations on safety subjects. Developed and taught courses for National Safety Council (Los Angeles Chapter). Several articles or commentaries published in journals. Contributed to book on refinery safety. NSC Defensive Driving Course Instructor. Consultant for safety training course development. Served on California Professional Safety Engineer Exam Committee. OSHA 500,501 & NFPA 70-E Instructor.,

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