Mr. James E Pritchett

Crane Experts International, Inc,
P.O. Box 461
Fairhope , AL 36533
Mobile: 251-533-0498
Office: 251-928-6262

I have been in business since 1987. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is one of only 118 companies nationwide that is accredited through the Department of Labor to perform the required certification surveys (examinations and testing) and to issue and maintain the requisite records of those shore-based material handling devices requiring certification under the OSHA maritime safety and health regulations (29 CFR Parts 1915, 1917 and 1918). We are capable of load testing, inspecting, and performing crane operator training/schools for all types of cranes that are general industry and construction related. I am licensed and approved through the state of California OSHA. I am the Past President of the Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA). This is a national association that is made up of the 118 agencies nationwide. I am an instructor for the U.S. Department of Labor and provide training for their compliance officers on the techniques of crane inspection. I am now one of a small number of delegates from the United States of America to the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within ISO, Technical Committee for Cranes TC96. This committee meets with other international safety delegates to discuss the formulation of crane safety guidelines.I perform numerous inspections on various types of cranes nationwide.I am an Accident Investigator of crane accidents nationwide and have been involved in numerous accident/investigations.I have been hired in the capacity of Expert Witness for a number of law firms over the years.

Areas of Expertise
  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Construction
  • Construction Safety
  • Cranes
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Forklifts
  • Labels & Warnings
  • Materials
  • Occupational Medicine
  • OSHA
  • Personal Injury
  • Safety


References upon request.