Falls and slips are are common workplace accidents that can easily be prevented. Installing high quality matting greatly reduces the chances of falls and provides workers with a comfortable surface for standing. Non-slip matting works great in areas where liquids, and grease can cause slippery floors. Below are some common terms related to matting.
Anti-Microbial: Compound doesn’t support growth of bacteria and other microorganisms. Perfect for locker rooms, swimming pools, gyms and other high bacteria environment.
Compression Deflection: The softness or comfort of a sponge mat. Measures how much a person’s foot sinks into the matting. Softer mats are great for workers who spend their day standing.
Durometer: Hardness/Softness of molded rubber mats.
ESD (Electro-Static Discharge): ESD mats prevent static electricity from damaging electronics.
Coefficient of Friction: The measure of traction provided by the matting. OSHA recommends a Coefficient of Friction .5 in dry areas and .25 in wet.
Material Flow offers a great selection of safety matting to keep you safe from slippery floors. Buy online today or give us a call at 1-800-338-1382.