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Stay Cool, Stay Safe, and Stay OSHA Compliant

Did you know that on-the-job heat-related illnesses, and occasional deaths, have occurred at temperatures as low as eighty-four degrees? Even these moderate conditions can cause workplace hazards—indoors as well as out. In fact, heat sources such as steam, engines, and pumping machinery—the necessities of some businesses—can be dangerous to your environment as well.

Remember: safety first! The U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) mandates that employers provide a hazard-free workplace, which includes ensuring proper ventilation and safe working temperatures. A Power Breezer can help you protect your employees and stay compliant with OSHA regulations.

As employers, you want to take care of your most important resources: your staff and your equipment. Reducing indoor temperatures and applying sunscreen aren’t enough; you must factor into the equation that the wrong cooling system can create more hazards than it resolves.

But Power Breezer is different. It is “more than just a fan company,” according to one company representative. “We produce OSHA-compliant industrial evaporative cooler equipment that eliminates water hose trip hazards and doesn’t get users or equipment wet.” As hazards decline, productivity—and morale—increase.

In many industries, team members labor in hot environments for long periods of time: military, industrial, even sports. The intensity and duration of that work correlate with the likelihood of experiencing a heat-related illness that can become life-threatening. That’s why it’s so important to keep temperatures down and bodies cool, even when working indoors or in the shade.

High temperatures affect not only physical health, however. Studies show that workplace temperatures impact productivity and accuracy. Heat can also damage valuable equipment. Reduced productivity, needless mistakes, damaged equipment, and jeopardized employee well-being—these are careless and callous risks that employers want to avoid.

The Power Breezer mobile evaporative air cooler protects your workforce, improves productivity, and in turn lowers your overall production costs. Simple controls enable users to customize the powerful fan and evaporative cooling technology to suit specific workplace needs. The portable cooling system is not a misting fan, so residual moisture will never be an issue.

In 2014 alone, over-hot work environments were responsible for eighteen deaths and nearly three thousand heat-related illnesses. These numbers are unacceptable. Under OSHA law, employers are responsible for avoiding these kinds of accidents. Power Breezer’s cooling solutions are designed to help you do just that. A cool and dry workplace is a safe and happy workplace.

Visit us at powerbreezer.com to learn more about evaporation cooling and industrial air coolers.