Do you have an effective matting system in your facilities?
Mats — in their many configurations,
Entrance mats are a building’s first line of defense against the 90 percent of dirt,
Other offerings — anti-fatigue mats used to reduce leg and body strain for those who stand for extended periods; rubber mats that provide sure footing in foodservice or other wet, greasy areas; and logo mats that offer traction and collect soils at floor surface transitions — can help protect the safety of building occupants, safeguard the wellbeing of workers and reinforce branding messages.
Since mats can be both attractive and effective — read: Aesthetically functional — it is a wonder why everyone doesn’t use them to their full potential; some have too little matting, others have the incorrect types of mats and there are those who forego matting because they think they aren’t necessary or because they are unsure where to begin.
Let’s walk back to the original question: Do you have an effective matting system in your facilities?
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