Surface Pros Blog by Wearwell
Wearwell sells several products that meet and exceed the NFSI certification standards. Look for the NFSI logo on select ergonomic flooring and anti-fatigue matting solutions, all designed to keep workers safe and protected, healthier and more productive.
For modular rubber mats, there are 2 types of interlocking systems: passive and positive connections. Passive connection systems have been around for decades. And for decades users have come to expect, and live, with the failures. But the frustrated, don’t have to be frustrated anymore! With 24/Seven LockSafe, featuring a positive connection system, lost time, high costs and endless annoyance is a thing of the past!
Provide food processing workers with the support they need to do their job. Implementing Grade “A” anti-fatigue floor mats into the work environment is a fast and easy way to reduce injuries, improve employee health and safety, and increase productivity. Plus, shoe sanitizing mats can help prevent contamination and increase food safety.
As shoe sanitizing mats become more popular, more questions arise about proper use. It seems easy enough, you place your mat, pour in a sanitizing solution, walk through and you’re all sanitized! While this is ideal, there are many other factors that come into play with shoe sanitizing mats.
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.