Ergonomists analyse the design of equipment, furniture, and systems in order to improve it toward safer, healthier, and more efficient ones. They strive to improve the interaction of people with equipment and the environment.

Alternative label

  • ergonomists

  • ergonomic scientist

  • ergonomic analyst

  • ergonomic researcher

  • ergonomic research analyst

  • ergonomic science researcher

  • ergonomic research scientist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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