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Consulting forensic engineer, with wide ranging expert witness experience, including faults in domestic appliances (dishwashers, refrigerators, food processors) Also play areas, slip/tripping and falls from balconies.

Eur Ing Tom Magner

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Health, safety and technical standards risk assessment and projects

Worldwide standards compliance determination & testing

Practical behaviour of materials, components & systems

Mechanical, electrical & chemical forensic investigation

Forensic case investigation; international health & safety technical assessments, risk & hazard analysis within multi-disciplinary teams of local surveyors, architects and lawyers; international technical assessor appointments to assist local Courts. In these, my specialist knowledge and experience has been and continues to be applied to across a wide spectrum of cases and projects including:


 Home, work, travel, holiday, leisure and industrial fire and incident safety practice and reconstruction

Consumer safety, protection and trading standards issues

Municipal engineering and tourism technical certification

Fracture mechanics of glass incl. human impact

Pedestrian motion, slip & friction on stairs and floors

Product and material failure patterns

Fall dynamics of objects and people in air and water

Design & risk assessment of leisure facilities and equipment

Product exposure to environmental factors

Vehicle safety systems incl. airbags & belt pre-tensioners

Vehicle forensic examination and collision dynamics

Vehicle design, construction and systems

Building services system safety & indoor pollutant poisoning

Domestic & industrial products & appliances, equipment & process design, construction & use, modes of failure

Leisure & entertainment industry equipment & systems defects & investigations of alleged interference

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration systems

Lighting external and internal

Fire scene investigation, reconstruction & interpretation

Electrical & electronic system fault diagnosis

Mechanical & electrical product liability testing

Bio-mechanical force studies