Surface Matters Blog by Wearwell
Anti-fatigue matting is probably the most overlooked and underestimated health and safety solution. Although matting and flooring isn’t mandated by OSHA like PPE, it doesn’t make the need for it any less critical. Find out how anti-fatigue and ergonomic floor surfaces are proven to increase safety, health, productivity, and performance for standing workers.
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are excruciatingly painful and often debilitating for those affected. They are the leading cause of workplace absenteeism, lost productivity, and increased medical, disability, and workers' compensation costs making them extremely expensive for employers.
Choosing the right ergonomic flooring or the best anti-fatigue floor mat for your work environment can be difficult. The best situation is to have an array of choices, well organized and with clear descriptions. It's not always that way, no worries, Wearwell can help.
The movie “Tommy Boy.” famously talks about the importance and meaning of product guarantees. To paraphrase nicely, “a warranty is only as good as the company or individuals standing behind it.” Unfortunately not all anti-fatigue matting and ergonomic flooring manufacturers see the same value.
You’ve enacted multiple lean manufacturing principles to reduce cycle times, shorten transit times, simplify workflow, and optimize your shop floor layout. However, none of these initiatives protect your team from today’s most common safety hazards, ones that lead to extended employee downtime, reduced throughput, and most importantly, higher costs.
What happens when an unanticipated increase in demand leaves your manufacturing work cells in complete disarray? This is when you see production bins piling up, product defects, a growing backlog, and worst of all, inured Industrial Athletes. If you’ve encountered this situation, then you need to invest the time in adopting lean manufacturing work cells.
Companies love to say they’re leaders and innovators. They’ll boast about their latest and greatest product offering while making bold statements about being the first to market. While it sounds great, it's obvious that not every company can be the market leader. In fact, most aren't. So, how do you know who leads the market? Well, when it comes to buying from a leader and innovator in workplace ergonomics, it all comes down to reputation.
Businesses of all kinds find that the holiday season is by far the busiest time of the year. With higher demand, employees struggle keep pace in the flurry of activity and the chance of workplace health and safety heightens.
In this blog, see 3 ways to ensure your team enjoys a safe and healthy holiday season.
Find out the six top benefits of diamond-plate anti-fatigue floor mats. Proven to improve productivity, health and safety of standing workers and workers in motion. Learn about the science and data that makes the compelling case for using floor mats in your EHS program.