Mock Trial: Criminal Trial of CIH and IH Expert Witness Testimony

Wednesday, May 25 | 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM


Industrial Hygiene General Practice, Legal, Regulatory, Guidelines, and Standards

Arranger: D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA. Moderator: S. Sherman, US Department of State, Rockville, MD. Monitors: B. Miller, Health-Safety Services, LLC, Idaho Falls, ID; J. Unmack, Unmack Corporation, San Pedro, CA.

Mock criminal trial involving a CIH and contractor charged with Conspiracy, Violation of Clean Air Act. This Federal Case charges the CIH and contractor with conspiring to issue false asbestos worker certificates and falsifying asbestos results. The contractor is charged with exposing workers to asbestos materials without PPE. He is also charged with exposing the public to asbestos material by dumping asbestos material into a public landfill. You might be selected as a juror to help decide this case. A judge will explain the burden of proof in a criminal case.

Federal Prosecutor D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Defense Attorney M. Norman, Law Office of Margaret Norman, Manhattan Beach, CA.

OSHA Inspector P. Platcow, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM.

Expert Witness for Prosecution D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA.

CIH Defendant S. Celly, Celly Services, Inc., Long Beach, CA.

Expert Witness for Defense G. Silverberg, Attorney, Wilmington, DE.