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Busy Facilities Need the Most Effective Matting Systems Available

According to Statista, a research organization, there are more than 5,100 public airports in the U.S. As of 2017, the five busiest in the country – Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, Los Angeles International, O'Hare International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, and Denver International - are used by more than 16 million people every year. Read More ▸

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A Crown Matting Technologies Success Story In February of 2019, Joshua Prieur (JP) received a call from a Manufacturing Plant Shipping/Warehouse Manager. He needed durable anti-fatigue mats for his company because employees were standing long hours. The manager contacted Crown Matting Technologies directly because he required a customized solution to fit the work environment. JP identified that the matting solution to best fit his needs would be the #550 Workers Delight™ Deck Plate because it is backed with Zedlan™ foam – that offers premium comfort and ergonomic support. This product could also be seamed up to 12’ wide which was another opportunity for Crown Matting as this customer wanted very specific dimensions. Read More ▸

Keeping Industrial Workers Safe

In industrial locations, runner mats are often installed in work areas and these are required to have a bright yellow border. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) makes this compulsory, and it is designed to remind building users to take caution when walking through the facility. There may be physical hazards present that could cause someone to fall, stumble, or trip. Read More ▸

Anti-fatigue Mats Help Address the Standing Dilemma

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) occur in the workplace when workers stand for long periods every day. This type of pain is sometimes referred to as lower ligament WMSD. On average, workers suffering from this type of WMSD are off work eight days per year due to the pain, which can also cost employers millions of dollars in lost productivity. Read More ▸

Important Questions to Ask Before Selecting Mats

Building administrators are charged with asking several key questions before they select floor mats for their facilities. This may come as a surprise to many, because there is a widespread belief that mats are, well, pretty much all the same. That could not be further from the truth. Read More ▸

Problems Caused by Prolonged Standing at Work

Studies conducted over the years have found a connection between workers who must stand for long periods of time and a host of health problems, including lower back pain, leg pain, and other discomforts. In addition, what we could call "emotional pain," has also been detected. Read More ▸

How to Tell If Your Staff Needs Antifatigue Mats

The American Podiatric Medical Association reported in 2014 that according to a survey of more than 1,000 US adults, 77 percent had experienced foot pain at one or more times in their lives, but only a third of these people sought expert care by a podiatrist. The report went on to say: Read More ▸

What is a Slip-and-Fall Audit?

Building managers should work with distributors well-versed in the different types of matting systems to help prevent slip-and-fall accidents. When working with a manager, one of the first steps distributors may take is to conduct a slip-and-fall audit. Read More ▸

Matting by the Numbers

Many cleaning contractors and facility managers are unaware of the fact that there are lots of numbers associated with building entry mats. For instance, here’s one: 500. Read More ▸