Cooling comfort at workplace can up productivity by 12 per cent: IIMA

Cooling comfort at workplace can up productivity by 12 per cent

Recent study by Indian Institute of Management-Ahmadabad (IIM-A) mentioned that productivity at work place can be enhanced by up to 12 per cent by increasing the level of cooling comfort at workplace. The study, ‘Heat stress and its effect on psychological aspects of workers in India mentioned that heat stress cause physical health hazards but also have negative impact on the mental and psychological health of workers.

Hence organizations should encourage environment friendly and feasible measures such as deploying high capacity industrial coolers and solar panel driven cooling system to enhance worker efficiency. Companies across manufacturing industry, Textile industry, bakeries and steel among other sectors need to monitor the ambient temperature at workplace regularly with cooling solutions.

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