Le Travail Humain is a bilingual and multidisciplinary journal of human factors. It publishes original articles in French or English that are pertinent to the study of work, particularly in the following fields: ergonomics, ergonomic physiology and psychology, man-man cooperation and man-machine cooperation, work and organizational psychology, training, human reliability and safety, work psychology, and methodology.

The journal also publishes contributions related to Methodology and the core disciplines (psychology, physiology, etc.) when they are relevant to issues explicitly raised by a study of the workplace.

The journal endeavors to communicate research results to other disciplines and encourages multidisciplinary debate and exchange. The journal is listed in the Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences Citation Index.