Biomechanical Expertise for Product Evaluations

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Ensure product safety with advanced testing and product evaluations

Product safety and product testing are essential for avoiding product failures and injuries. Exponent has extensive experience evaluating potential biomechanical and other risks in a variety of products, from consumer and recreational products, to industrial and occupational equipment, to vehicles.

When it comes to reducing risk of product failures, injuries, and issues — Exponent's multidisciplinary approach provides breakthrough insights.

Exponent has conducted multidisciplinary product failure analyses in countless industries and applications for more than 50 years. Our biomechanical engineers analyze human kinematics and injury mechanisms, leveraging their expertise to understand how traumatic injuries occur when using or misusing products. Meanwhile, Exponent's human factors scientists examine the relevant cognitive, attention, and perceptual factors in product safety as well as evaluate product warning and safety communications. And our user experience, mechanical, and materials engineers and scientists assess design features and evaluate the implications associated with changes in product design and use, including alternative and unanticipated uses.


Whether assessing fitness equipment, forklifts, roller coaster rides, cars, or electric scooters, Exponent provides unmatched product evaluation services that deliver breakthrough insights.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.

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Scientific User Research

Inform Your UX Decisions With Science

Our Exponent user experience (UX) teams design safe, successful user experience rooted in a deep understanding of your audiences. While we can tackle virtually any UX challenge, we offer particular expertise in automotive products, consumer products, industrial equipment, and medical devices.

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