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Health and Safety Expert Witness sectors

We have a number of health and safety expert witnesses with a wide range of experience across a variety of sectors. Below you will find a brief overview of the sectors we have experience in.  Due to the nature of industry, each sector can be very broad and complex. Our team will be happy to discuss how we can match your area of interest or requirements with one of our specialists. Please contact Juliet.kelly@capita.co.uk – Expert Witness Services Coordinator 

 

Air transport

From fuel handling and moving and handling loads to working at height, we have specialists in this complex and multifaceted area.

Agriculture

With high numbers and rates of fatal injury, agriculture, forestry and fishing is the riskiest industry sector.  When things haven’t gone as planned, we have the expertise to give you an expert opinion.

Catering and hospitality

From contract caterers to commercial kitchens and fast food outlets we have experience in this industry.

Construction

Capita are experts at construction and we will have a specialist to support your need.

Education

Managing risks in a school environment requires specialist knowledge.  From school trips to violence at work, we have specialists in this area.

Entertainment and leisure

In this sector we include film and television as well as event safety at concerts fairs and other leisure activities.

Food and drink manufacture

Our specialists can support across this sector with expertise in meat processing and the drinks industries as well as the small sectors in this industry.

Highways

We have significant experience of working in this sector and have a specialist who can give their expert opinion when the unexpected has happened.

Local authority

Local authorities have an extensive role in our daily lives with a wide variety of activities being undertaken. Our experience in this area is unparalleled and our experts have the knowledge to provide an in-depth expert opinion.

 Logistics

Haulage, distribution and warehouse has a specific set of issues that are becoming increasingly import as society changes.  Our experts can provide guidance on the majority of logistics related queries.

Manufacturing

With a significant number of deaths and ill health linked to working in manufacturing, our specialists have a wide range of previous experience to bring to your case.

Mining

Mining is a hazardous occupation with the risk of fire, flood, explosion and collapse potentially affecting many people.  We can support you with specialist opinions in this sector.

Rail

The Office of Rail and Road provide H&S guidance to this sector.  Where there has been an issue or personal injury incident relating to rail activity, we can provide comment and support.

 

We also have experience and can provide you with guidance and expertise in the following sectors:

  • Off-shore oil and gas
  • Ports
  • Quarries
  • Recycling
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Retail
  • Transport
  • Utilities
  • Waste Management
  • Waterways

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