About us

Established: 1986
First registered: 1996
Indemnity: Company
Chartered ergonomists: 7
Other ergonomists: 6
Total staff: 18,052

Atkins has Ergonomics & Human Factors consultants based in UK offices in London, Bristol and Warrington, and in Houston, Texas in the USA, with access to local offices world-wide. The team has built up a world-wide reputation undertaking projects in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the Americas. Our experienced ergonomists, safety practitioners, trainers and applied psychologists provide consultancy across a broad range of markets and industrial sectors including Energy, Transportation, Defence and Security. Key services offered by our team include human factors integration management, control room assessment and design, anthropometric and biomechanical modelling, transport ergonomics, human reliability analysis, safety management and training needs analysis and design.

Areas of work
Accidents, Health & Safety at Work
Anatomy & anthropometry in human activities
Cognitive ergonomics, complex tasks
Computer software ergonomics
Computer terminals – design & layout
Design & layout of displays and controls
Design of Control Rooms
Environmental ergonomics
Human-Computer Interface Design & Assessment
Human Reliability
Industrial/Commercial Workplace Design
Management & Ergonomics
Manual handling of loads – safety & training
Office ergonomics & design
Risk assessments – various work situations
Sociotechnical systems & ergonomics
Systems Analysis
Task Analysis
Training for management & staff
User requirements & guidance
Usability assessment
Work-related musculoskeletal problems
Vehicle & Transport Ergonomics

Areas of Expertise