Anthony E. Bond, P.E.


St. Louis, MO

Anthony E. Bond, P.E.


St. Louis, MO

GET TO KNOW Anthony E. Bond, P.E.

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Bond is a Forensic Engineer, Regional Engineering Manager, and Heavy Equipment Practice Leader for Haag Engineering. He has nearly 30 years of active involvement in the aerial device, crane, and heavy equipment industries. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 28 states and the District of Columbia. He specializes in determining the cause and extent of aerial device accidents, as well as determining the responsibilities of the involved parties (manufacturer, owner, dealer, user, operator) as defined by aerial device national consensus standards. He testifies in depositions and trials as an aerial device, crane, and heavy equipment expert. Mr. Bond gained valuable experience from his employment as a design engineer and engineering manager for over 14 years with an aerial device and crane manufacturing company. His structural designs and analyses include booms, pedestals, carriers, and outriggers, as well as hydraulic cylinders. Designs also include hydraulic, electrical, and control systems for aerial devices and cranes. Under his direction as an engineer manager, the research and development team fabricated and assembled prototype models for testing prior to releasing for production.

Primary Areas of Consulting

  • Mechanical and Structural Failures of Aerial Devices
    Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Trailer Mounted Lifts,
    Vehicle Mounted Lifts, Vertical Mast Lifts, Insulated
    and Non-Insulated Lifts
  • Mechanical and Structural Failures of Cranes
    Boom Trucks, Crawler, Derricks, Gantry,
    Maritime, Mobile, Overhead, Pedestal,
    Rough Terrain, Self-Erecting Tower
  • Mechanical and Structural Failures of Construction Equipment
    Concrete Boom Pumps, Rough Terrain Forklifts, Excavators
    Material Hoist (Construction Elevators)
  • Control Systems for Aerial Devices, Cranes, and Construction Equipment
    Hydraulic, Electric / Hydraulic, Radio Remote, Fiber Optic
    Operator Aids (Load Moment Indicator, A2B)
  • Design Experience

    14 years of design experience within the mobile, hydraulic equipment industry
    Product design and R&D testing of prototype models
    Designed structural components, hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic/electrical control systems

  • Code Interpretation and Standards Compliance
  • Expert Witness

Anthony Bond is Haag’s Aerial Device Expert. Click here for more details.


  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    o ASME SRB-1 Design, Installation, Maintenance Slewing Ring Bearing
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Scaffold and Access Industry Association (SAIA)
  • A92 standard subcommittees (2012 – 2017)
    o ANSI/SAIA A92.20 Design of Aerial Devices
    o ANSI/SAIA A92.22 Safe Use Aerial Devices
    o ANSI/SAIA A92.24 Training to Operate, Inspect, and Maintain Aerial Devices


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1993

Licensed Professional Engineer in the States of:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin

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