Study: Warmer workers are more productive, make fewer errors

08/4/2005 | ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners

All those shivering workers struggling in overly air-conditioned buildings now have a convincing argument to back their requests to warm things up -- it will improve their productivity. A month-long study showed that when temperatures were increased in an office from 68 to 77 degrees, typing errors fell by 44% and output increased 150%, and the researchers said the cooler temperatures likely increased a worker's hourly labor cost by 10%.

View Full Article in:

ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA