Dennis James Seal

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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

Accepts assignments as an expert witness? 

Accepts other consulting assignments? True

Specialties: Accident analysisAccident analysisAerospace/aviationAerospace/aviationAnthropometry (human body measurement)Anthropometry (human body measurement)Industrial ergonomicsIndustrial ergonomicsOccupational safety/healthOccupational safety/healthOSHA complianceOSHA complianceProduct design/safetyProduct design/safetyWarningsWarningsWorkplace/workstation design/analysisWorkplace/workstation design/analysis

Additional Expertise Areas: Automotive/Aviation Safety, Behavior/Information Processing, Warnings/Manuals, Material Handling, Vehicle Conspicuity/Reaction Times, Hazard Analysis, Facility Planning, Heavy Machinery, Safety Guards/Operator Manuals, Usability Testing, Visual Displays and Controls/Interfaces, Workplace Safety/OSHA

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 (Texas No. 79090), (Wyoming No. 15888) Emeritus Member HFES, Past Member of American National Standards Institute (ANSI Z535 Warnings), Private Pilot (Current License and Medical,

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 Fortune 500 and privately held corporations as well as Government agencies, NASA and Military forces. Consulting in areas of product design have included all phases of development from product concept and human factors criteria to user task analyses, hazard identification/resolution, industrial design, design modifications, warnings, technical manuals, qualification testing and manufacturing safety. Litigation experience has been evenly divided for plaintiffs and defendants in each of the aforementioned areas of specialization and expertise. A compiled listing of client references, testimony, publications and presentations is available upon request.

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