Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety Consulting
Purswell & Purswell, Engineering and Ergonomics Inc. has served clients for over 30 years. Our published research has become well known and assignments often originate when a client encounters this research and initiates a contact with the firm.
Performed a complete hazard analysis and risk assessment for a major piece of equipment used in oil exploration. Then prepared instruction manual and warnings for this equipment.
Performed a hazard analysis, risk assessment and then developing warnings for specialty hoses used in handling anhydrous ammonia and liquefied petroleum gas.
Performed an investigation of the current safety program for a major road building company, redesigned and implemented the safety program.
Investigated OSHA citations received by client and advised client on responses. Met with OSHA personnel regarding citations.
Reviewed controls for product line of large manlifts. Performed interface study to determine means to avoid inadvertent actions and implemented new controls.
Projects have been completed in almost all major industry sectors. Some of the most frequent sectors for projects are:
Oil drilling, production and refining large truck transport operations
All types of construction equipment
Automobile safety equipment and tires
Escape from automobiles and buses after post crash fires or submergence
Paper production and processing facilities
Manufacturing of automobiles and appliances.
Chemical plant operations
Materials handling and storage, including all types of lift trucks.