You shouldn't have a problem with the air quality in your shop at your commercial property, and people are complaining and coughing, it's time to get serious about cleaning the space and keeping it free of dust. You don't want an unhealthy work condition for all of the staff, and dust circulating in the air is also bad for your machines and their efficiency. Here are some of the things that you want to consider getting and the changes you want to make.
1. Get an Air Compressor for Cleaning
Low air quality and poor circulation can make a space dusty and dirty. An air compressor is a great tool for cleaning around your shop. You can use it to clean the following areas:
- Machine motors
- Appliances and internal chambers
- Removable and internal filters
- Hard to reach places with dust and debris
You may have other crevices and hard to get to areas that you want to clean with the air compressor. If you are always trying to keep up with the dust and dirty components throughout the space, this tool could be a time saver.
2. Get Purification Machines
Air quality purification machines can be used to improve the air in the shop. The machines will take the air in, remove the impurities, and push the cleaner air back out to circulate the space. The square footage of the space will be considered when picking the best machine and accurate size, and you may have to get more than one machine. These also may have features to detect air quality complications.
3. Monitor Air Humidity
You need to monitor the air humidity. If the air doesn't have enough moisture it can cause the dryness and increase dust in the space. This can also cause an electrical concern if the air is too dry and gets too hot. Get a humidistat to see if you need to invest in putting a humidification system on your commercial heating appliance, and then you won't have has much dust.
There are a lot of different reasons why it's important to keep dust out of the workspace, but it's especially important when you have to worry about the quality of machines, their production, and efficiency. You don't want to be responsible for forcing your employees to work in a dusty and dirty space where they are sneezing, coughing, or having other irritations because of the dust.