Meet the first-ever swamp cooler made available to maintenance workers at Salem Area Transit!
Workers have asked for coolers in the past – after all, it can get pretty hot in a bus garage – but the manager of Maintenance has steadfastly resisted purchasing them. After Maintenance Liaison Officer Zach Leeth took his appear to the Chief Operations Officer, the company finally saw the light.
As summer sets in, heat safety is of paramount important. Be sure to check out ATU’s tips and tricks for staying safe in the heat, and report any heat-safety issues to your union officer!