Sarah Tapley, an occupational ergonomist, who has extensive experience of identifying, advising, inspecting and investigating occupational health safety and ergonomic issues across the whole spectrum of working environments in the UK. This experience was gained from over 20 years working for HSE as a Specialist Inspector.
She holds an MSc in Health Ergonomics, PG diploma in Occ H&S and the C&G City and Guilds 7303 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
Sarah helped to produce several current HSE guidance documents on musculoskeletal disorders including L23, HSG60, MAC charts and the ART tool. She has also written and helped produce industry specific guidance, for example manual baggage handling in the aviation sector, movement of carpets in the retail sector, manual handling in care homes.
She is a Chartered member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, a Graduate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and is a Registered Consultant on the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register.