The Importance of a Steel Building Ventilation System
Personnel of manufacturing plants, warehouses, and distribution centers expend a lot of energy ensuring the workplace is safe. Whether by identifying best practices or improving the work environment for safety, the wellbeing of employees is a top priority. While it may be easy to point out safety hazards such as obstructed walkways, frayed electrical cords, and more, the hazards we can’t see need attention as well. To maintain workplace safety, consider the air quality in your workplace. A steel building ventilation system could help you meet OSHA standards and improve your workplace. Let’s dive into the importance of great ventilation.
Prioritizing Air Quality
OSHA Regulations on Ventilation
Simply put, ventilation can make a huge impact on workplace safety. Ventilation can help regulate temperature, improve visibility, and address air quality issues. Due to machinery exhaust, refrigeration vapors, or other safety hazards in the air, ventilation is necessary not only for the comfort of your personnel, but also and more importantly for their safety. In poorly ventilated workspaces, the air quality could be harmful to inhale and could limit visibility, increasing the chance of an accident or injury. To learn more about OSHA regulations on airflow and maintaining air quality, visit OSHA.gov.
As we’re on the cusp of summer in addition to the aforementioned safety concerns, now is the time to invest in or upgrade your steel building ventilation system. With a team of specialists who recommend only the most functional, reliable, and quality products, Design Components Inc. supplies roof fans that are ideal for your requirements. With great construction and design, our roof fans not only perform well, but they’re dependable products that are weather-resistant, designed for a long life with minimal maintenance.
Features of DCI’s Roof Fans
- Direct-drive or Belt-drive
- Blade diameters from 24” to 84”
- Motor and drive either recessed in the curb or mounted outside the airstream when specified
- 1/4 to 20 horsepower
- Single and 3 phase Motors
- Open Drip-Proof (ODP), Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), Totally Enclosed Ball Bearing (TEBB) or Explosion-Proof as required
- Roof Curb (Conventional or Metal Building)
- Disconnect Switch
Let the Team at DCI Know
The staff at Design Components Inc. is ready to help you find a solution to your ventilation needs. With a drive to pair you with the steel building ventilation system perfect for your unique requirements, our specialists will offer technical insight and guide you to the right investment for your operations and building. We’re looking forward to lending a hand as you improve your workplace.
Distributing steel building accessories since 1978, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to help your business find the equipment you need for a better and safer workplace. With over 30 years of expertise on these products and a passion for equipping companies with the best possible fit, count on Design Components Inc. To speak with an expert, give us a call today at (800) 868-9910 or by requesting a quote on our website. Learn more by connecting with us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.