CLE Home Study credit available until 12/31/2022

Marine Vessels: Human Factors and Premises Liability Analysis by Drew B. Hains, P.E., and Brian C. Grieser, P.E., C.P.S.M., CSP, CPE

60 minute


Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. invites you to join Drew B. Hains, P.E., District Manager, and Brian C. Grieser,  P.E., C.P.S.M., CSP, CPE, Principal Consultant, for a free, one-hour on-demand webinar, “Marine Vessels: Premises Liability and Human Factors Analysis.” This on-demand webinar will be available until

. December 31, 2022

Course Description: Marine Vessels: Premises Liability and Human Factors Analysis is a one-hour presentation designed to help attendees understand types of premises hazards and how they can lead to incidents. This presentation reviews common plaintiff allegations and expert criticisms related to marine premises claims, types of experts helpful for marine cases, common analyses performed, and the standards and regulations that address marine premises hazards. It also examines human factors concepts and how they can play a meaningful part in determining liability in marine premises matters. Case studies involving these types of incidents are also shared.

CLE Course Numbers: CO (814293), FL (2203300N), GA (58906)*, NC*, OR (89377), TX* *Our self-reporting CLE states GA, NC, and TX. Please email us at CE@rimkus.com if you require a certificate of completion.

For CLE credit, you must log in individually, respond to random poll questions during the webinar, and provide your bar number(s) while registering to ensure proof of participation. Participant’s log in/out time is automatically recorded by ON24; participation for a minimum of 50 minutes is required to be eligible for credit.

*This webinar is copyrighted by Rimkus for the private and confidential use of its employees and clients only. Any other use of this webinar, materials or any pictures, descriptions, or accounts of it without Rimkus’ expressed permission is prohibited.

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Drew B. Hains, P.E.

District Manager

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Drew Hains is a naval architect and marine engineer, a licensed professional engineer in six states, and the District Manager of the Rimkus Ft. Lauderdale office. He specializes in marine forensic engineering services, including ship design, ship and equipment defects, ship classification, maritime accidents and sinkings, and ship valuation. In addition to his managerial responsibilities, as a board-certified forensic engineer Mr. Hains provides marine forensic consulting services involving manufacturing defect claims, accident cause and origin investigations, new construction and repair disputes, salvage claims, and more. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE), and serves as an exam development volunteer with the National Council for Examinations in Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). He holds a B.S. degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the Webb Institute.

Brian C. Grieser, P.E., C.P.S.M., CSP, CPE

Principal Consultant

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Brian Grieser is a Principal Consultant and licensed professional engineer (P.E.) with more than 27 years of experience. He holds professional certifications as a Product Safety Manager (CPSM), Safety Professional (CSP), Professional Ergonomist (CPE), and XL Tribometrist (CXLT). Mr. Grieser’s recent professional activities include studies on walkway and shoe slip resistance assessment; human vibration and acceleration exposure measurement and analysis; recreational boat design, watercraft occupant safety, and towed watersports safety; time and motion; product, occupational, and premises safety assessments; accident investigation; and human movement, climbing, and stability analysis. Mr. Grieser earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Michigan in industrial and operations engineering and naval architecture and marine engineering, respectively.

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