How to Install and Use Clean Room and Sticky Mats

Clean Room and Sticky Mats

Clean room and sticky mats are special mats that have removable, disposable sheets. These mats trap dirt and debris from shoes as people walk across them or from wheels as carts are rolled over them. The dirt is held on the uppermost sheet until that sheet is disposed of, leaving a fresh new sheet underneath. […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Mats?

anti-fatigue mat

It’s kind of shocking that about 25% of all reported workplace accidents involve a slip, trip, or fall. And it’s hard to believe that falling down is the second leading cause of death after motor vehicle accidents. But having mats at your place of business is an easy and inexpensive way to mitigate that slip, […]

Mats for School Locker Rooms

Proactive Accident Prevention- Locker Rooms

Mats for school locker rooms may have to do the work of several different types of mats. If kids take showers, then there might be wet areas. If kids are coming in from outdoor sports, they may be bringing dirt inside. And if locker rooms are used outside of regular school hours for sporting events, […]

Prevention of Overexertion in the Workplace

Workplace Overexertion

You might be surprised to learn that overexertion in the workplace is the number one cause of workplace injuries and accounts for about one-quarter of all workplace injuries and claims. So how do these workplace injuries from overexertion happen, and how can they be prevented? Causes of Workplace Overexertion Doing a job in an awkward […]

Where to Place Floor Mats in a Hospital

Hospital Mats

Floor mats aren’t used nearly enough in hospitals. They look great, and they make areas safer, cleaner, and look better. Here are some hints for where you can use them in hospitals. Entrance. This is the most obvious place to put mats. Choose mats (or let us help you choose them) that remove dirt from […]

Workplace Comfort: Mats, Tiles, & More

Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics with Workplace Mats

Smart business owners understand that comfort is not a luxury. Rather, it is a fundamental driver that builds employee happiness, productivity, safety, and innovation. Without feelings of safety and security, businesses cannot hope to foster a company culture that thrives. Alarmingly, billions of dollars are lost each year by American businesses that fail to invest […]

Optimizing Commercial Floors for Safety

Commercial floor mats

A few weeks ago, we mentioned a study by CNA Financial Corp. that found that 50% of workplace floors did not meet the criteria for sufficient friction on the floor compared to a baseline set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). That is 50% of the floors tested in different industries were too slippery. […]

8 More Tips to Cut Down on Slips, Trips, and Falls in Your Commercial Space

OSHA

In our last article, we talked specifically about how your choice of mats can reduce slip, trip, and fall incidents. But there are other things you can do to reduce these workplace injuries. So, here are 10 more ways that you can help keep your workplace safe. Keep the floor areas clean. Don’t let clutter […]