Dave specializes in electrical engineering issues and electrical failure analysis. He has performed numerous forensic investigations involving fires reportedly caused by electrical issues. Experience includes evaluation of electrical/electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether products adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by UL, and CSA. He has evaluated products and components for structural wiring compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Dave has extensive experience involving electrical hazard incidents (shock, electrocution, arc-flash) and product safety failure analysis resulting from design changes, manufacturing variances, and CPSC recalls. He has experience evaluating electrical and mechanical equipment damaged by storms (tornado, hurricane, wind driven rain, straight-line wind) and other unexpected water intrusions.