How to insulate against a cold concrete floor

03, January 2019 — Strata

How to insulate against a cold concrete floor

Insulate against a cold concrete floor this winter!

Winter is here and the need to keep your employees warm becomes even more important. We all know that our own productivity falls when we feel cold; more so for those standing on a cold factory floor for the duration of a working shift.

If your staff are standing with their feet on chilly concrete floors as they work, the cold will penetrate up from their feet through to the rest of the body, making them feel colder, less motivated and able to fulfil their potential.

Here at Strata we have the solution. Our anti-fatigue matting provides an insulating layer between your workers and the cold concrete floor, as well as being anti-fatigue to increase blood flow throughout the body. What may start off as a discomfort, could develop into a long term medical issue, such as arthritis, gout and various heart conditions.

Depending on your particular needs we recommend either our Work-Deck or our Bubble Mat. Both are excellent to reduce fatigue and to insulate employees from cold and draughty floors. Hardwearing, easy to clean and easy to install, both offer a great solution to the issue -

The Work-Deck  system is an interlocking anti-fatigue matting tile that can be installed beside machines or work stations in minutes. Available in either anti-static or standard material, Work-Deck is ideal for larger areas where your workers need to “Stand Safe” and “Work Comfortably”.

Bubble Mat  is ideal for most industrial applications. Available in four materials, either as a standard sized mat or bespoke sizes, a solution to suit your exact requirements.
Standard – our most popular mat – for most dry applications
Anti-static – where anti-static shocks occur – available with ESD leads
Greaseproof  – where any oils and grease could degrade standard materials
Welding – resistant to hot sparks, grinding and metal filings. This option is also grease resistant making it ideal for any metal working environment

Don`t get cold feet, contact us at Strata and discuss your needs. Our friendly professional team are here to help you to get your workforce to ‘Stand Safe, Work Comfortably’.
 

David Thomas
By David Thomas Specialist in anti-fatigue flooring

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