About us

Established: 1971
First registered: 2005
Indemnity: Company
Registered ergonomists: 10
Other qualified ergonomists: 10
Other consultants: 5000 (across ERM globally)

ERM is the world’s leading sustainability consultancy. Our Human Factors team sits within the Risk Management Practice and we provide a range of services to our clients in relation to sustainable safety and major accident prevention. Our focus on sustainability means that we assist our clients to manage their consumption of material and energy resources and to protect people and the environment. We serve our clients in the mining, oil and gas, power, manufacturing, chemicals and transportation sectors. We adopt a sociotechnical systems approach to the design of equipment and technology, the interaction of people with their environment, organizational culture, and human performance.

Our services include:
– Human Factors Engineering/Integration (HFI)
– Workplace HMI and control room design
– Safety critical task and human error analysis
– COMAH/safety case demonstration
– Bowtie analysis
– Safety culture assessment and improvement programmes
– Competence/training needs analysis, design and evaluation
– Development of incident reporting/feedback systems
– Safety Management Systems development/review
– Awareness-raising training
– Accident and incident/root causes analysis

Areas of work
Accidents; Health and Safety at Work
Cognitive Ergonomics and Complex Tasks
Human-Computer Interface Design and Assessment
Human Reliability
Management and Ergonomics
Risk Assessments: Various Work Situations
Sociotechnical Systems and Ergonomics
Task Analysis
Usability Assessment
Vehicle and Transport Ergonomics
Public and passenger safety

More contact details
London office, contact Tim Geyer, Partner, +44 (0)203 206 5336,
Aberdeen office, contact Andrew Adams, Consultant, +44(0)1224 619384,
Bristol office, contact Tamara Maynard, Consultant, +44 (0)117 910 6740,
Manchester Office, contact Rachel Bennett, Principal Consultant, +44 (0)161 958 8835,
Swansea office, contact Sandra Lovell, Principal Consultant, +44(0)1792 306930,

Areas of Expertise