Ergonomists are concerned with the relationship between people and work, studying and dealing with the limitations and possibilities of the human body. They deal with organizational structure, worker productivity, and job satisfaction. Ergonomists are important consultants on many levels: They help employees work in safer environments, they allow employers to achieve higher levels of productivity, and they educate workers. Ergonomists adapt environments to the task in order to decrease the number of work-related illnesses and injuries.

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