5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

Some workplaces have employees that spend long hours standing. In some offices, this is a daily event, and in others these long hours standing wax and wane during the year depending on exterior events like tax season or holiday shopping or internal events like big sales or product deadlines. Whatever the reasons are that your […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Mats?

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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, […]

Top Flooring Products for Salons

Flooring products for salons should address several different issues. First, employees are on their feet all day because mostly everything in the salon is done while standing. Second, you want the flooring or mats to be robust and be able to withstand the wear and tear of a variety of different chemicals as well as […]

Fighting Fatigue with Ergonomic Matting Solutions

Fighting Fatigue with Ergonomic Matting Solutions

Last month, we announced our Fight Fatigue in February campaign to help businesses hedge against one of the most preventable costs of doing business: Worker fatigue. In January of 2009, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine wrote that an overwhelming 40% of American workers suffered from workplace fatigue. The published study, along with several […]

Anti-Fatigue Mats and Ergonomics

Anti-Fatigue Mats and Ergonomics

What is Ergonomics?  Ergonomics is the study of designing equipment and devices that cater and conform to the human body, its movements, and the brain’s cognitive functions. The International Ergonomics Association (IEA) defines “Ergonomics” as the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession […]