Distribution & Fulfillment
Distribution is now one of the biggest and most worker intensive industries there is. It is essential that the flooring addresses the unique traffic patterns and functioning of the workers in order to ensure their comfort and safety.
Slips, Trips and Falls are the number one cause of workplace accidents in this sector. However there
are many safety hazards which require special consideration.
These are some common issues that we address:
Back and Knee Pain From Standing All Day
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Use colored edges or highlight tiles to comply with OSHA Code 1910-144 to indicate machine and hazard areas.
Hoses as Trip Hazards
Tiles are constructed with special channels underneath to allow cords and hoses to be run safely out of the way of foot and cart traffic.
Edges as Trip Hazards
Beveled edges are placed along any sides of matting sections where foot or cart traffic comes on or off. The height of the mat is no longer a trip hazard, plus our edges won’t curl or tear.
Double Mats as Trip Hazards
Our mats are 1” thick and never bottom out so it is not necessary to double up mats. Doubled mats slip more easily and often result in uneven edges which are unsightly and dangerous trip hazards..
For areas that primarily function as traffic areas for carts, we recommend A1-SM smooth top tiles, they do not have compression dome texture and allow for smooth and quiet cart movement.
5S and 6S Programs
Colored tiles can be used to organize work spaces and adhere to 5S and 6S programs.