Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.

Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
3 Baker Hill Road, Great Neck, NY 11023

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• About Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
• Curriculum Vitae Dr. C. J. Abraham

• What Effect Does Protective Headgear Have on Reducing the Impact to the Brain in Soccer and All Other Sports? [PDF]
• New Materials Award of the Textile Institute
• Amusement Park Accident Verdict
• Overcoming Federal Preemption
• Playground Safety
• Playgrounds and Amusement Parks
• Concussions - Your Body Is Nothing Without A Brain [PDF]
• Prior Trial Results
• Human Factors, Safety & Hazard Analysis
• Toy Design & Safety
• Warnings & Instructions
• Sports & Recreation Safety
• OSHA and Labor Law
• Slips, Trips & Falls
• Recreation & Sports Accidents
• Columbia University Presentation
• The Flammable Fabrics Act: An Unreasonably Dangerous Act
• Flammable Fabrics Case
• A New Standard of Care in
Absorbing and Dissipating Forces

• A Viable Product vs. The Legal System
• Concussions, Head Injuries and the Textile Industry [PDF]
• Concussions and Potential Risks in Children and Adults [PDF]
• United States District Court Decision: Allison Nowak, et al Plaintiffs v. Faberge U.S.A. and Precision Valve Corporation, Defendants
• Arnau v. WC Maui Coast LLC, et al.; U.S. District Court, District of Mawaii
• Industrial Products & Equipment
• Improved Protection For Sports Helmets
• News – Battery Petition
• NHTSA Petition: Battery Explosions
• Soccer – Head Injuries and Protection
• National Alliance for Youth Sports – SportingKid Magazine – Fall 2007
• Dr. Abraham at Columbia University [PDF]

• ForceField FF Headbands
• Contact Information

  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • New York State Society of Professional Engineers
  • Queens Chapter, Society of Professional Engineers
  • American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Diplomate
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (Full Membership)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (London), Fellow
  • The Textile Institute, Fellow (Manchester, England)
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Society of Civil Engineers
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (Professional Member)
  • Systems Safety Society - Senior Grade
  • American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Long Island Section
  • Standards Engineering Society
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (9073529)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • American Chemical Society (over 50 years)
  • The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Senior Member)
  • Society of Plastics Engineers
  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
  • American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • United States Professional Tennis Association (certified tennis instructor)
  • International Code Council
  • United States Bowling Congress - Member (ID# 1635-3220)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials: ASTM (1964 to present)
    C-8 Refractories;
    C-14 Glass & Glass Products;
    C-01 Cement
    D-1 Paint, Varnish, Lacquer & Related Products;
    D-9 Electrical Insulating Materials;
    D-12 Soaps & Other Detergents;
    D-13 Textiles;
    D-13.52 Flammability
    D-14 Adhesives;
    D-19 Water;
    D-20 Plastics;
    D-21 Polishes;
    D-26 Halogenated Organic Solvents;
    D-30 High Modulus Fibers and their Composites;
    E-5 Fire Tests of Materials and Construction;
    E-7 Non-destructive Testing;
    E-15 Analysis & Testing of Industrial Chemicals;
    E-17 Skid Resistance;
    E-20 Temperature Measurement, Chemicals;
    E-27 Hazard Potential of Chemicals;
    E-30 Forensic Sciences; E-34 Occupational Health & Safety Aspects of Materials, Physical & Biological Agents;
    E-28 Mechanical Testing;
    F-8 Sports Equipment & Facilities;
    F-9 Tires;
    F-13 Safety & Traction of Footwear;
    F-15 Consumer Product Safety;
    F-23 Protective Clothing;
    F-27 Snow Skiing
    F-08 on Sports Equipment and Facilities
    F08 Main Committee
    F08-10 Bicycles
    F08-11 In-Line Skating
    F08-12 Wrestling and Gymnastics
    F08-13 Fencing Equipment
    F08-15 Ice Hockey
    F08-16 Archery Products
    F08-17 Trampolines and Related Equipment
    F08-18 Golf Clubs and Shafts
    F08-19 Bicycle Accessories
    F08-21 Climbing and Mountaineering
    F08.22 Camping Equipment;
    F08-23 Tennis Courts and Running Tracks
    F08-24 Paintball and Equipment
    F08-25 Residential Basketball Equipment
    F08-26 Baseball and Softball
    F08-30 Fitness Products
    F08-51 Medical Aspects and Biomechanics
    F08-52 Playing Surfaces and Facilities
    F08-52.1 Task Group Playground Surfacing
    F08-53 Headgear and Helmets
    F08-54 Athletic Footwear
    F08-55 Body Padding
    F08-56 Facilities-Baseball and Softball
    F08-57 Eye Safety for Sports
    F08-61 Ice Hockey Rinks
    F08-63 Playground Surfacing Systems
    F08-64 Natural Playing Surfaces
    F08-65 Artificial Turf Systems
    F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices
    F24-10 Test Methods
    F24-20 Specifications and Terminology
    F24-24 Design and Manufacture
    F24-30 Maintenance and Inspection
    F24-40 Operations
    F24-60 Special Rides & Attractions
    F15 Consumer Products
    F15- Aquatic Play Equipment
    F15-29 Public Playground Equipment
    F15-36 Soft Contained Play Equipment
    F15-44 Play Equipment for Children Under Two