Understanding anti-fatigue matting
January 30, 2009
The January issue of CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management® magazine is now available online, featuring Bob Moran''s Understanding anti-fatigue matting article.
Moran states that anti-fatigue mats generally fit into one of two categories: Soft matting and resilient matting.
Moran notes that because matting helps to keep soils and contaminants outside, reducing the cleaning needs of a facility, they are now an integral part of green cleaning.
Moran adds that while scientific research may not be able to prove that mats reduce fatigue, one thing is certain: When workers are given a choice between standing on a bare floor or on a floor cushioned by a mat, they almost always choose the mat. When asked why, workers respond that they simply find the mat more comfortable.
The traditional, printed version of the magazine has been mailed to more than 37,000 subscribers.
Click here to view the January issue of CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management magazine.
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