ACERCA DE > Visión general de la empresa > Newsroom

Humanscale Encourages Workplace Wellness for Employee Wellbeing Month (and Year-Round)

Focusing on Implementation, Utilization and the Power of Choice

New York, NY, June 13, 2016 – As June marks the celebration of Employee Wellbeing Month, Humanscale is challenging the traditional and asking employers to think about the workspace with fresh eyes. As Americans spend nearly 55% of their waking hours at work, it is becoming increasingly more important to give employees healthy choices, yet developing effective employee retention strategies extends beyond offering nutritional and wellness programs. Employees also want control over their own workstations. Humanscale is leading the charge – encouraging employers to take a closer look at the implementation and utilization of workplace products designed to enhance health and wellness, and offering solutions that give employees the freedom to move at work when and how they want to.

A Gallup study1 found that of companies with 1,000 employees or more, only 40% participate in company wellness activities. Another report2 said 50% of employees take part in health-risk appraisals, but only 10 - 20% engage in lifestyle changes and disease management activities. Nutritional programs do not address everyone’s personal needs and fitness events that require extra time at the office could deter participation. Humanscale is calling on decision makers to present wellness options that both appeal to a broader audience and allow employees to decide if and when they’d like to engage.

“Active office tools, like sit/stand desks, can be part of a less intimidating and easy-to-implement wellness initiative—one that gives users autonomy over when and how they get active,” says Chris Gibson, Humanscale VP of Marketing and Product Management. He continues, “Taking it one step further, we are encouraging employers to think about the individual rather than the office as a whole. What works for one person might not be best for another. Retrofittable height adjustable solutions like our QuickStand and QuickStand Lite give employees control over their own approach to health and wellness at work. They also help companies save money in the long run. Rather than purchasing sit/stand desks for everyone, employers can offer them to the employees that want them and will use them with their existing desks.”

Humanscale’s active office will be on display at NeoCon 2016. From new technology solutions that encourage movement at the workstation to seating options that draw on ergonomic research to offer better support for the human body, making the workspace healthier for the people who work there is Humanscale’s primary objective.

A full press kit detailing Humanscale’s offerings at NeocCon is available at For real time updates, check out #DesignForHumans on social media.


Media Contacts
Danielle McWilliams / Katie Bone
Novità Communications /

Acerca de Humanscale

Humanscale es el principal diseñador y fabricante de productos ergonómicos de alto rendimiento que mejoran la salud y la comodidad de la vida laboral. Mediante el aprovechamiento de la nueva tecnología en diseños funcionales y minimalistas, Humanscale transforma las oficinas tradicionales en espacios de trabajo activos e inteligentes. Humanscale se ha comprometido a hacer un impacto positivo en la tierra, así como a nuestros clientes, y ofrece productos galardonados, diseñados con un enfoque en función, simplicidad y longevidad. Para obtener más información, visite

Para obtener más información, visite Humanscale and Productos


Contacto de Prensa: 
Montserrat Valero
Cel. +44 (0) 7395 797614


We use our own and third-party cookies to improve and customize your shopping experience. By using this website you consent to the use of cookies. Please click here for more information.

Close Privacy Notice