A new poll by Employers Holdings Inc. finds that small businesses, which employ more than half of the American workforce, have been slow to embrace the trend of creating healthier workplace environments.

Employers, a holding company with a number of insurance subsidiaries, says the role of workplace design on employee wellness has become an increasingly hot topic in corporate America, bolstered by studies that suggest sitting for extended periods of time, poor ergonomics in the workplace and fatigue on the job can lead to potential health issues.

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