4 Major Benefits of Using Front Door Entrance Mats in Your Workplace

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It’s not just your employees that bring in dirt from outside, as you may have visitors like customers and clients, deliveries, cleaners and tradespeople who all come from...

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Safety Mats to Avoid Slips and Injuries at Work

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The last thing you want is for an employee to hurt themselves while working at your company. It’s bad news for your employee and can also cost the business through...

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What Colour Mat Will Make Your Office the Most Productive?

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Colour psychology has existed for a while, with marketers capitalising on the power of colours to influence the way we act and feel. Places like shopping centres, casinos...

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Pick the Perfect Mat for Your Office Chair - You’ll Thank Us Later

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A mat under your office chair might not seem like a bign deal but it can have a significant impact on your daily life. You spend a lot of time in your chair and a good mat...

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What are Anti-Fatigue Mats and How can they Help Your Business?

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One of the top work-related injury and illness categories is musculoskeletal disorders. This occurs when there is a disjuncture between the work environment, the worker’s...

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Choosing The Best Mat For Your Front Door

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The dirt and dust accumulating on the floor of your home is best dealt with sooner rather than later. Sweeping the floor every day prevents dirt from accumulating, which...

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The Link Between Anti-Fatigue Mats and Comfortable Standing

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Understanding the dynamics of fatigue, how it affects workers, and how to manage it, is important for businesses. In order for a business to succeed, everybody on board needs...

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How To Minimize Fatigue Amongst Standing Workers

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Keeping employees in a state of productivity and efficiency is a big part of managing a successful business. Energised and alert employees will perform their duty well, but...

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How To Choose the Right Chair Mat for Your Office

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Office design often rests upon two features: nice flooring, and a comfy chair. Flooring is often the biggest part of an office, so it's essential for tying the colour scheme...

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There's a Mat for Every Doorway

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The industrial applications of floor matting are growing more complex as developments in manufacturing techniques progress, according to European Cleaning Journal. Mat...

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Develop the Best Matting Program for Your Business

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Allocating the best possible matting to the most appropriate areas of a building's floor plan is the overall goal of a matting program, according to Cleanlink.

Putting a...

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Stand For Longer with Anti Fatigue Mats

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The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society has published a study on anti-fatigue mats, and their potential to relieve standing related soreness.

In jobs where...

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What is the right Chair Mat for me

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Making sure that you have the right chair mat in place is important if you want to get the maximum life out of these mats. With many chair mats available selecting and making...

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How to Protect Your Floors With Matting Solutions

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Interior decoration is a big task, and it's easy to forget important details. Pick some appropriate floor matting to match your interior scheme to keep your floors clean and...

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How to Reduce Building Maintenance and Safety Costs With Matting

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Two of the biggest costs associated with running a business come from building maintenance and safety issues. Well placed matting can drastically reduce both of these...

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How to Relieve Muscle and Joint Pain in Your Garage

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For anybody that works while standing up, a long shift usually ends with sore feet, sore leg muscles, and in most cases a sore back. In long-standing professions, muscle and...

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Why are Anti Fatigue Comfort Mats used?

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Many business owners and managers often ask “why it is beneficial to place mats at packing areas, picking lines, reception counters, checkout’s or other areas where staff are...

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How to keep your door mats functional and effective for their entire life

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The main purpose of a front door mat or entrance mat is to remove moisture and debris or dirt from shoes. This works to protect your floor coverings inside the building and...

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Health and Safety At Work

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Slips and falls are the most common form of non-lethal workplace injury, resulting in over 18% of WorkCover claims. Despite this, many of these injuries could be prevented by...

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Slips and Trips at Work

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Slips and trips cause thousands of injuries every year in Australia. The most frequent are musculoskeletal injuries along with cuts and fractures.

Slips occur when a person...

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Physical and Psychological Health at Work

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Businesses have a responsibility to ensure they minimise the risk of physical or psychological injuries occurring at work.

Many physical injuries can affect a person’s...

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How Older People can Avoid Falls

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Each year, one in three people aged over 65 will suffer a fall. There are a range of steps that can help prevent this from happening.

  1. Exercise. Exercises that develop...
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Caring For Mats in Summer

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In summer, many building managers employ ‘barefoot’ matting systems around pools, spas and other wet areas. These mats are often cleaned with a quick hose down, but this...

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The Benefits of Mats

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Good quality matting systems can ensure a cleaner, safer workplace. However, many building managers remain unaware of the full impact they can make.

A high performance...

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Choosing a Good Anti-Fatigue Mat

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Many leg and back injuries result from people standing for long periods of time on harsh flooring. To reduce these injuries, many companies are now introducing anti-fatigue...

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How to Keep a Business Clean

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Building managers should take a range of steps to keep their buildings clean and green.

  1. Focus on floors. Floors get very dirty in poor weather. It’s important to scrub them...
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Why Introduce A New Matting System

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There are a range of situations in which companies should introduce a new, high performance matting system to their company.

  1. There is currently no matting. While this is...
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The Importance of a Good Floor Mat

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A good floor mat can prevent over a pound of dirt entering a property each year.

It can cost up to $500 to remove that volume of dirt in a commercial building, so a quality...

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Answering the questions of Chair Mat thickness

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How thick are your chair mats? - this is a question that we are often asked at Mat Shop, there are two measurements that we can give when answering this question, the...

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Keeping Senior Citizens Safe at Home

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Elderly people are much more prone to slips and falls when they go out or even around their own home. There are some easy steps you can take to protect yourself or an elderly...

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Creating a Safer Venue

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Due to Australian legislation, any venue that hosts guests - such as a bar, club or restaurant - must be safe according to occupational health and safety standards. This...

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Improving Animal Health with Mats

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Rubber mats don’t just help humans - they can improve the health of animals too. In a study published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers showed that rubber slat...

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Slips and Falls in the Workplace

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Slips and falls are the most common injuries around the workplace, regardless of what kind of work environment you are in. Offices can be just as prone to slipping and...

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The Resurgence of Synthetic GrassThe Resurgence of Synthetic Grass

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Synthetic grass became a popular way of not mowing the lawn during the 1960s, and it appears the trend is back again for many home owners. Having grass that never needs...

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Preventing Injuries in the Playground

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While playtime-induced injuries are very common during childhood, there are still ways that parents can make sure a playground is as safe as possible. Keeping your children...

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Spills, Slips and Falls

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If customers or staff members have a slip or fall in your business premises, you could be liable if you haven’t taken steps to prevent it. Due to occupational health and...

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Which Mats Should I Use In My Business?

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Commercial matting is essential in most businesses that want to keep up with occupational health and safety laws and best practice. Using the right mats can not only...

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Keeping Floors Clean in the Workplace

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Keeping a clean floor in the workplace is not just about presentation. Having clean floors also helps with worker and customer safety and can prevent slips and falls. Here...

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Protecting Your Workers from Falls

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Workplace injuries are more common in businesses that do not have a plan in place to protect their workers. Adding non-slip mats, carrying weight limits and other practical...

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Guide to Laying Synthetic Lawn

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Synthetic grass is an excellent outdoor alternative. It’s UV-stabilised, stain resistant and resistant to rot, and can be laid over timber, metal, concrete or packed earth.

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The Role of Mats in Proper Floor Maintenance

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A well-placed floor matting system that is properly cared for will significantly reduce the amount of outdoor contaminants, such as dirt, allergens and other debris, that are...

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Guide To Chair Mats

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Chair mats not only provide a hard surface so that a chair with wheels or casters can be moved easily, they also protect hardwood flooring from scratches and carpets from...

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Top Tips to Stop Dirt At the Door

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Mats are an excellent way of keeping dirt in its proper place where it is easier to clean up and does not end up being tracked throughout the home.

Place doormats at every...

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The Importance of Entryway Matting in Commercial Buildings

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Every commercial building needs a properly planned floor matting system in place to keep out unwanted dirt, dust, and grime. Matting is worth the investment, as it will add...

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The Benefits of Mats and Ropes Made From Coir

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Most people are not familiar with coir, and yet it is used in everyday life to make mats, rugs, ropes and even mattresses.

Coir is a tough natural fibre and is made from...

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Report Suggests Link Between Obesity and Increased Risk of Injury

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A Government agency health report has claimed that injury and obesity are great health concerns in society, and that the two are probably linked.

The report released by the...

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How to Protect and Maintain Hardwood Flooring

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Hardwood flooring has a natural beauty and inherent characteristics that  make a home feel beautiful and well lived in.  To ensure that hardwood flooring retains its fabulous...

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The Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Mats

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Anti-fatigue mats are the new solution to problems that have plagued workplaces for years: wear and tear. Both old-style work environments and the new “glued to a...

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Unique Places to Put Your Logo

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Your logo is literally the image of your business to the world. Where you put it and how you use it are extremely important. A unique place to put your logo is hard to find,...

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The most effective way to prevent slip, trip and fall accidents

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With heavy rain fall across Australia over the last recent weeks people have been led to realise the need of having effective matting options on hand to prevent accidents in...

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Preventing Wear and Tear in Your Carpets

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Carpet wear is a serious issue. It’s a potentially huge expense, both in maintenance and replacement values. The costs are only part of the problem, though. Worn carpets can...

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Rethinking Your Retail Space Layout

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Retail space is valuable. It provides you with a canvas to design your presentation of products, special features and more. It can also be an exercise in logic when you’re...

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Essential Safety Features in the Workplace

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OHS is one of the great modern improvements to the workplace. In-house safety features make the workplace not only safe but more productive. Many of these features are a...

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