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Seal Design & Engineering, Inc

Dr. Dennis James Seal
Principal, Human Factors and Product Safety
6461 Lake Circle Drive
Dallas,TX, 75214, United States
(214)-823-9364
(214)-823-9372


Accepts assignments as an expert witness? True

Accepts other consulting assignments? True

Specialties: Accident analysis, Aerospace/aviation, Anthropometry (human body measurement), Industrial design, Industrial ergonomics, Job analysis/design, OSHA compliance, Product design/safety, Test/evaluation, Warnings, Workplace,workstation design/analysis

Additional Expertise Areas: Controls/Display Panel Design, Conspicuity/Human Reaction Times, Hazard Analysis, Heavy Machinery, Human Performance/Fatigue, Industrial Ergonomics and Safety, Perception/Reaction Time (PRT Analysis), Visibility Standards, Warnings/Guards/Safety Instructions

Educational Background: Ph.D. Industrial and Safety Engineering (Human Factors Specialty), 1980, Texas A&M University; M.S. Experimental Psychology, 1974, Texas A&M University; B.A. Psychology and Statistics, 1972, University of Cincinnati

Supplemental Background: Registered Professional Engineer (No. 79090), State of Texas; Registered Professional Engineer (No. 15888), State of Wyoming; Corporate Member of the Board of Professional Engineers; American National Standards Institute (ANSI Z535) Warnings Committee Member; G-45 Human Systems Integration (HIS) Standards Committee Member; Private Pilot (Current License and Medical); Security Clearances: TOP SECRET, COMSEC (Current)

Consulting Experience: Consulting experience spans all aspects of human factors engineering including product design, safety compliance, hazard risk analysis and industrial ergonomics. Past projects include human factors design and safety analysis for the following sample client list: 3M, American Airlines, Beretta Firearms, Clark and Eaton-Material Handling, Chrysler Technology, Citicorp/Citibank, Dow Chemical, John Deere and Company, Falcon Jet, Havalon Knives, Freightliner Trucking, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, L3Harris, Lear Jet, NASA, Raytheon Corp. and SAMSUNG Telecommunications as well as many Government and Military agencies. Consulting in areas of product design and systems integration have included all phases of development from product concept and human factors criteria to job safety analysis, hazard identification/risk resolution, industrial design, design modifications, operator/personal safety, qualification testing and manufacturing processes. Have also consulted and given testimony as an expert witness equally representing both plaintiffs and defendants in each of the aforementioned areas of expertise. 

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