Ergonomics: The Comfort Zone

Smart planning can take the pain and stress out of work for employer and employee alike

Momentum Textiles, an employee-owned company in Irvine, Calif., sells fabric to somE of the nation's biggest makers of ergonomic chairs and office furniture. But they'd never given ergonomics much thought when it came to their own cramped and poorly arranged work stations, where customer-service reps turned and twisted to reach big fabric swatch books and typed at unadjustable desks for hours on end.

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