Wearables in the Workplace

Measuring health and wellbeing

PLP Labs’ conducted research on wearable technology for the British Council of Offices with Loughborough University, the University of Reading, and University College London. “Wearables in the Workplace” investigates the potential of wearable technologies to assess occupant health and wellbeing in offices. In an in-house pilot study, Labs and academics evaluated whether wearables are viable tools and assess whether certain environments are beneficial to their wellbeing, health and productivity. Find out more or grab your copy of the report on the BCO’s website here.

  • Exploring the current state of wearable technologies and their ability to be used to conduct occupant health and wellbeing assessments in the office
  • Establishing future trends and opportunities for wearable technologies and the impact of these on the office
  • The project was released in a report for the BCO and established a methodology for conducting an occupant health and wellbeing assessment using wearable technologies
  • Joyce Chan-Schoof, Loughborough University
  • Professor Derek Clements-Croome, University of Reading
  • University College London