Heating fan with built-in thermostat

A heating fan by the workplace helps persons with impaired hand and/or arm function to avoid tension in their shoulders.

Heating fan
Heating fan

Honeywell heating fan with built-in thermostat; also available with swivel wall bracket.

Users comments
Susanne uses the fan when she works at the computer to reduce shoulder tension.
A unit with separate controls for heat and fan is preferable because it can also be used on hot summer days.

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This tip is from 2005

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Tipsare: Susanne

Susanne lives in an apartment. She studies as well as working full time as a free-lance journalist. She was injured in 1982 and has a high spinal cord injury (C5). Through hand surgery her grip function in her left hand improved. She has personal assistance.