Neal A. Growney & Assoc., LLC provides technical support, investigations, analyses, reports and testimony in areas of mechanical, industrial and safety engineering. NAGA LLC commonly investigates manufacturing, construction, material handling, truck loading-unloading and facilities accidents. Neal Growney, P.E., is typically called upon to inspect accident machinery, equipment, products and artifacts; analyze and reconstruct accidents; evaluate the conduct of the parties involved; and render opinions regarding causation. NAGA LLC serves both plaintiff and defense clients.
About Neal A. Growney, P.E.
Neal A. Growney, P.E., is a licensed Professional Engineer with mechanical, industrial and safety engineering experience spanning over forty years. Mr. Growney has hands-on experience in the design, manufacture, and distribution of products; installation, operation, maintenance and repair of industrial and construction machinery and equipment; construction, alteration and repair of facilities. He has extensive machine guarding experience, including design, fabrication, installation, operation, repair and maintenance of machine guards and guarding devices.
Mr. Growney has investigated over 400 personal injury accidents and has been qualified in both state and federal courts.
Mr. Growney is a member of the:
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- American Society of Safety Engineers
- American Welding Society
- Society of Automotive Engineers
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; and
- the National Safety Council
He is also a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) committees that write:
- ANSI O1.1, Safety Requirements for Woodworking Machinery
- ANSI O1.1-1, Safety Requirements of Jump Saws
- ANSI O1.1-3, Safety Requirements for CNC Machining Centers for the Woodworking Industry
- ANSI B65-177.1, Safety Requirements for Three-roll Printing Ink Mills
- ANSI B65-177.2, Safety Requirements for Printing Ink Vertical Post Mixers
Mr. Growney served on the Metal Framing Manufacturers Association's committees that wrote the industry's first safety standard:
- Metal Framing Standards Publication, MFMA-1.