Anti-Fatigue Mats Benefit Employees
Standing all day long on a hard surface without the proper matting can be mentally and physically challenging. Some short term effects could be exhaustion, loss of energy, lack of concentration or stiff neck and shoulders. The long term effects however could be much worse. Not having a comfortable ergonomic mat to stand on could lead to serious problems later in life such as lower back pain, restricted blood flow, poor posture, even knee and hip arthritis. If you find that you are standing in the same spot most of your day, in addition to a quality anti-fatigue mat, you want to try walking around as much as possible to get the blood flowing, even if it is just for 30 seconds at a time. You also want to make sure you have the proper footwear. These tips in addition to a comfortable anti-fatigue mat can improve your mental and physical health in many ways.