Standing desks at the White House

14 Oct

The White House has announced that it will be installing standing desks. The coverage has focused on the expense ($700,000) as if this was some kind of a scandal, but it is worth noting that there are about  3,366 people employed full time at the White House.

Given the evidence of the negative health effects of sitting, perhaps the White House is setting a good example for other employers.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: