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Unravelling Complex MVA Evidence in Civil MAIB Matters

Speakers: Dr Shane Richardson, Principal Forensic Engineer, Delta-V Experts (Vic)

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Seminar Delivered 28 February 2020

CPD Guide 1.5 PS, SL


Session Outline:

Learn from Dr Shane Richardson's experience with unravelling complex MVA evidence in civil MAIB matters. 

Dr Richardson will:

  • Introduce and explain what tools, technologies and engineering analysis techniques are available in this field for use both to you and to other parties.
  • Through several civil case studies, illustrate what can be done with these tools and technologies, including where gaps can be exploited.
  • Exemplify what things you should be looking for and what evidence you should be reuesting - documents, photographs and videos - and what questions you should be asking. 
  • Highlight what can be done with collision scene images and post-collison scans

About the Speaker: 

Dr Richardson has conducted well in excess of 1000 vehicle collision, industrial/mining incident, mechanical failure investigations and human factor investigations of (pedestrian, All-Terrain vehicles, motorbikes, passenger vehicles, trucks, trains, trams, cranes, boats and Military Vehicles), equipment (children’s toys to ship loaders), mining equipment (surface and underground), Police equipment, military equipment (personnel protective vests to large calibre weapon mounts, vehicle testing and development), Ballistics (internal, external and impact), vehicle mounted data recorders and human factors (sporting venues, lifting and manual handling). He has provided expert evidence in the Supreme, County, Magistrate and Coronial Courts related to collisions and incidents investigated.


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$88.00 ex GST