Temperature, Ventilation and the General Physical Environment in a Workplace

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 17 October 2011
David McCarroll
Ronan Daly Jermyn

"Our work place is an open plan office and I am having constant complaints about the air conditioning settings, with one employee saying they are too cold and another insisting on turning it on because they are too hot. How do I handle it?

David McCarroll writes:

Ah yes, welcome to every open plan office in the country and the never ending conundrum of air conditioning!

There are a number of issues to be aware of in considering this scenario.

There are Regulations governing the issue of office temperature, ventilation and, indeed, the general physical environment in a workplace - the Safety,

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David McCarroll
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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