Benefits of Anti-Fatigue
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.
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.
Wearwell is in the business of making companies safer and more productive. An even worksurface is critical to preventing slips and trips, while an ergonomic worksurface is necessary to send people home feeling well enough to come in the next day. Here are 7 examples that show how mats can transform a workplace--- making it safer, more ergonomic, and better conditions for the workers.
Short answer: Yes. Workers that perform their duties on concrete, day after day, experience increased injury, musculoskeletal disorders, absenteeism, and tend to be less engaged. Learn about why anti-fatigue matting is a must have for standing workers.
Workstation mats are important for the human body. Work requires people to be active, alert, and feeling good so they can perform their best. Human bodies are easily subjected to injury and discomfort which can slow down work. We are constantly looking for less taxing ways to accomplish our daily tasks. Anti-fatigue mats are used to accomplish this for the human body.
The use of ergonomic mating has proven economic advantages for business owners, and wellness advantages for standing workers. Study after study shows the advantages of anti-fatigue mats on employee health.
It’s 5 am somewhere... The alarm goes off, and an industrial athlete wakes to start another day of work. They are one of millions of standing workers in the US. As they sit up- a rush of pain. Feet, legs, and back, all on fire. These are the unseen effects of long term standing work.