Rescue equipment expert witnesses may consult on issues involving boating accidents, rescue techniques and methods, and rescue equipment. Brandon Fisher, whose company was integral to the rescue of 33 Chilean miners in the fall, was a featured speaker in the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for National Preparedness Seminar Series last week. Fisher is founder and president of Center Rock Inc. of Berlin. PA. The company’s low-profile drill was used to bore through rock quickly to rescue the Chilean miners weeks before most experts thought possible. His firm led drilling operations for the Quecreek mine rescue in Somerset in July 2002.
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