Temperature plays an essential role to maintain a healthier environment at your workplace. It is always a constant constraint to maintain the required temperature for employees. It is found that during summer the average temperature in India ranges from 29 degree Celsius to 42-degree Celsius. All the organizations should look after the safety measures required for the employees at the workplace, but it generally ignores the one important aspect that is controlling the temperature at the worksite.
Why it is important to maintain the correct temperature in the workplace?
One of the research stated that employees spend approximately 90,000 hours of their lives at the workplace throughout their whole life.So it is important to provide them with all the required facilities so that they will be satisfied with their job and its working environment. There are so many factors that affect this satisfaction level such as
There are many factors that affect the comfort level of the workplace:
1.Proper facility of lunch space
2.Proper ventilation of air
3.Proper inlet and outlet of Natural Light
All these factors are usually considered by the companies but there is one more essential factor that needs to be taken care of by the company that is temperature control. According to many of the employees, there is a lack of proper temperature control practices in the workplace. Secondly, this unbalanced temperature also affects the health of the employees.
Right temperature helps to develop a perfect positive environment at the worksite with efficient employee productivity because if the temperature is too high or too low then it can lead to discomforts to the employees and also becomes a distraction for them.
Adverse effects of not maintaining the right temperature
It can cause long term illness in employees such as exhaustion, fainting, and dehydration etc and too much low temperature can cause trench foot, frostbite, and hypothermia.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provide guidelines that maintain the temperature for employees.
What you can do as an employee?
As an employee, it is your duty also to give their contribution to developing a healthy and safe environment in the workplace. Take necessary steps to provide cool air conidiation facilities in too high temperature and hot refreshment and warm clothes at very low temperature that ensures to avoid conditions that cause temperature-related health issues.
The productivity also depends on the environment of the office. Yes, the relation between the efforts made by the employees and the growth of the company is directly proportional. Just like this, the relationship between employees and their working environment is also directly proportional to each other.