Hardly any other topic in the field of ergonomics is as critical as this one. Requirements determination serves as the basis for pay differentiation and occupational health and safety.
The work requirements for people consist of the work task, the working environment, the work equipment and the work organisation. These 4 factors combined act as a strain on the employee.
As simple as this definition sounds, it is the task of professionals to design the optimal working system in order to keep the strain on the individual as low as possible, while still achieving maximum productivity.