For decades, Dohrmann Consulting have been helping organisations optimise workspaces, systems and products through the application of ergonomics and human factors knowledge, practice and principles. Our engineering-based team of qualified ergonomists and safety experts have practical experience across a diverse range of specialist sectors and industries such as transport, defence and construction.


Dohrmann Consulting are leaders in safety, ergonomics and human-centred assessment and design in the transport sector, particularly trains, trams, rail, road and aviation.

From rollingstock design to enhancing cabin and seating for tram and train drivers, we have a proven track record of working with various government and private transport authorities, operators and contractors.

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We regularly assist architects, builders, designers and surveyors enhance and design built environments that are safe, compliant, comfortable and productive for the people that use them.

We provide expert safety and ergonomics advice on a wide variety of building projects including new and existing structures, control rooms, commercial integrated workplace fit-outs, lighting, flooring, noise, safety in design, NCC performance solutions and Green Star Certification.   

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Control Rooms

Our control room design experience spans a broad range of high-risk and complex environments including oil and gas, mining, emergency services, air traffic control, security, education, casinos, and prisons.

As engineers and ergonomists, Dohrmann Consulting experts can help you setup up an ergonomically sound control room, whether it is at design stage or well-established.

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Ergonomics and human factors play an essential role in optimising safety and security in Defence systems. Considering human limitations and capabilities in the early stages of equipment, technology, systems, and vehicle design and procurement enable efficient human performance and safe operations of defence personnel.

Dohrmann Consulting is an experienced independent ergonomics and human factors advisor. We have assessed and assisted with the design of numerous defence systems, equipment, transport and complex environments.

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Manufacturing and Warehouses

Through the application of sound ergonomics principles, appropriate risk controls and well-trained workers, we have helped manufacturers throughout Australia to proactively manage risks and prevent workplace injury.  

We have a strong track record of success improving the productivity and safety of various manufacturing businesses including raw materials, machinery and equipment, food, consumer goods manufacturing.

Expert Liability Opinions

Our experts are recognised leaders in the provision of expert liability opinion. Our team of qualified engineers and ergonomists have over 100 years of combined experience in investigating personal injury incidents, Australia-wide.

We investigate a wide variety of safety and workplace matters but the most common types of incidents we investigate and give expert liability opinion in include strain injuries (manual handling and RSI); slips, trips and falls; plant and machinery incidents; and product failures.

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