Fatigue at work causes a loss of concentration, which increases the danger of an accident. It could also result in lower productivity and staff absence. Anti-fatigue mats are designed to protect persons who stand for long periods on a hard floor at work, alleviating the pressure on the back, lower legs, and feet.
Anti-Fatigue Mats: How Do They Work?
It is feasible to lessen the risk of weariness by providing a more comfortable surface to stand on.
A softer surface facilitates leg mobility, with feet shifting to stay balanced, which improves posture while also distributing weight and keeping joints working. When leg muscles relax and contract, blood flow around the body is improved, which means the heart has less work to do and you feel less tired.
Frequent movements help to reduce headaches and relieve back strain, while a rubber mat on the floor provides additional anti-fatigue benefits by ensuring workers are not standing on a cold hard surface, which is never pleasant because it lowers body temperature and puts more pressure on the heart to keep the body warm.
Reduce Health Issues and Protect Employees by Using Anti Fatigue Mats
Anti-fatigue padded floor mats can help alleviate many of the difficulties that come from standing in the same posture for long amounts of time during the day. As a result, employees will be happier, more productive, and have fewer absences.
• Relieve joint discomfort, which is most common in the ankles, knees, hips, and back.
• Plantar Fasciitis – protect the underside of the foot against inflammation.
• Eliminate fatigue and tiredness caused by prolonged standing, boosting concentration and productivity.
• Lower the chances of extreme over-pronation of the feet (contributing to flat feet)
• Lower your chances of developing varicose veins and other circulation problems.
• Enhance your posture
• Reduce the symptoms of swelling feet, ankles, and Achilles Tendonitis.
Anti-fatigue mats are a solution to help prevent many of the aforementioned health risks caused by prolonged standing, even though they are not required by law. We believe that improving employee comfort and well-being is enough of a justification to invest in inexpensive rubber floor matting.
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Anti-Fatigue Mats in Common Places
Anti-fatigue matting will benefit employees in a variety of professional contexts, including hair salons, healthcare facilities, and industrial settings.
Kitchen Mats that Reduce Fatigue
Commercial kitchens and restaurants, both in the UK and worldwide, are one of Mats Nationwide’s most popular customers. Kitchen mats with anti-fatigue properties allow liquids and waste to drain away while preventing slip hazards. Our rubber kitchen mats are made of oil and grease-resistant materials and are also washable for added convenience.
Here are some further examples:
• Lines of production and assembly
• Distribution hubs
• Desk for customer service
• In restaurants and bars
• Salons for hair
• Reception desks in hotels or recreational facilities
• Security booths and surveillance stations in retail and airports
Anti-Fatigue Matting: What to Look for
Because no two workplaces are the same, it’s critical to pick the right anti-fatigue mat for the job. Anti-fatigue mats, on the other hand, will improve comfort and reduce stress on the body produced by prolonged standing in the office.
Mats for Standing Desks are a great way to keep your feet warm while you work
Standing desks have numerous advantages, including improved posture and productivity, and when used in conjunction with a rubber floor mat, the feet, legs, and back are shielded from the fatigue of standing still for long periods. One product that would be appropriate for standing workstations is a multi-purpose anti-fatigue mat.
Safety Bordered Anti-Fatigue Mats
We offer anti-fatigue mats with beveled edges to prevent trips, as well as optional yellow borders to make the mat visible in high-traffic areas like factories and assembly lines.