Safety & Design Evaluations for Mobile Industrial Equipment

Quantifying the performance and safety of mobile industrial equipment for operators, co-workers, and the public

Exponent's multidisciplinary teams provide expert analysis of design and safety features in mobile industrial machinery — including tractors and harvesters bulldozers and excavators, forestry equipment, forklifts, bucket trucks, cranes, drilling and rock-bolting machines, haul trucks, and heavy equipment trailers.

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How can Exponent assist you in assessing the compliance and performance of the design and safety features in your mobile industrial equipment?

Exponent's diverse industry experience and multidisciplinary teams are well qualified to assess allegations of design or manufacturing defects, as well as failure to equip, failure to perform, or failure to warn claims.

Our expert teams include vehicle engineers, materials and corrosion engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and scientists from our Biomechanics, Data Sciences, Human Factors, and Thermal Sciences practices.

Exponent's scientific and engineering analysis of mobile industrial equipment performance and safety is supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and full-scale testing capabilities, particularly those available at our Test & Engineering Center (TEC) in Phoenix, Arizona.

Capabilities & Services

For 50+ years, we've thrived on solving unstructured problems that require bespoke solutions. Some of our capabilities and services include: 


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.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.