Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm that has assisted national and international companies solve engineering and environmental problems since 1888. We work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. Our 27,000 people in over 70 countries generate €3.4 billion in revenues.
We provide our clients with the capability to improve systems, integrating human factors expertise with other specialist technical skills to ensure safety, reliability, and maintainability are integral to the design process and lifecycle of their systems to minimise risks from potential hazards and achieve a strong return on investment. In doing so, we deliver Independent Safety Advice for regulatory approval and guide business investment decisions.
Our Human Factors team address issues with human reliability and performance within design and risk assessment. We help our clients to improve human performance and minimize human errors, establish optimised staffing arrangements, and manage change. We specialise in integrating human factors into complex engineering projects through managing systems engineering and provide a good return on investment in terms of costs and revenues associated with production, maintenance, and safety.
Areas of work
Accidents; Health & Safety at Work
Cognitive Ergonomics, Complex Tasks
Computer software ergonomics
Computer terminals – design & layout
Design & layout of displays & controls
Design of Control Rooms
Human-Computer Interface Design & Assessment
Industrial design applications
Industrial/commercial workplace design
Management & Ergonomics
Risk Assessments: Various Work Situations
Sociotechnical systems & ergonomics
User Requirements & Guidance
Vehicle & Transport Ergonomics
First registered: 1996
Chartered ergonomists: 4
Other ergonomists: 5
Employees: 27,000 total in organisation, 4,000 in consultancy