Hu-Tech are a specialist ergonomics and human factors consultancy. We have been established since 1989 and are a registered consultancy with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and are accredited to ISO 9001.
We provide ergonomics, human factors and risk management advice to a worldwide client base in all industrial and service sectors. We have undertaken research and developed guidance for regulators including the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Hu-Tech’s consultants are experienced Chartered Ergonomists. They include Dr Ian Randle and Calum Smith who have been providing expert witness services for over 25 years, and have prepared well over 1000 reports in cases involving personal injury, product liability, fatal accidents and criminal prosecutions.
We are regularly instructed as single joint experts as well as on behalf of claimant/pursuer and defendant/defender in roughly equal proportions. Our consultants are experienced in giving oral evidence in County, Sheriff’s and High Courts.
Carpal tunnel syndrome.
Civil and criminal accident investigation.
Construction hazards identification.
Display screen equipment (DSE).
Display screen equipment regulations.
Factory and other accident investigation.
Falling, tripping and slipping accident investigation.
Falls from height.
Guarding and guarding systems issues.
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome.
Hazards as personal injury causes (public area, Commercial premises, workplace and domestic).
Health and safety.
Health and safety issues.
Human factors engineering.
Industrial accident and injury investigation.
Investigation of accidents in the home.
Lower back problems.
Machine related accidents.
Major accident hazards.
Manual handling injuries.
Manual handling issues.
Manual handling regulations health and safety.
MSD injuries / neck injuries.
Personal injury accidents.
Personal protective equipment issues and assessment.
Personal protective equipment.
Product failure and defect analysis.
Production line ergonomics.
Pushing and pulling tasks.
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).
Safety issues (sports, leisure, entertainment facilities).
Seating / ergonomic chairs.
Slips, trips and falls.
Upper back problems.
Upper Limb Disorders (ULDs).
Vibration White Finger.
Vibration, whole body and hand arm.
Work-related upper limb disorder, WRULD.