Kumfi Pebble Mat Black/Yellow

Ref: KP2436BY
ex VAT £20.31 inc VAT £24.37

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A light-duty industrial anti-fatigue mat. Available to use in dry areas. With closed cell vinyl foam with pebble surface for traction.

Overall height 9.4mm

Anti fatigue mats are widely used in commercial and industrial premises to provide worker comfort. Anti fatigue mats provide a cushioning effect under foot and provide a warmer, softer surface to stand on.

Studies carried out at the Centre for Ergonomics, University of Michigan and the Department of Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, observed the differences between standing on hard floors compared with standing on soft floors such as anti fatigue mats.

The studies both concluded that the use of anti fatigue mats have a significant affect on fatigue and comfort in different body regions.

Several health problems can result from standing on a hard surface for an extended period. Firstly, standing on a hard surface causes muscles to constrict, which reduces the blood flow. This can cause pain in muscles and joints and cause blood to stagnate. In addition, long-term standing can lead to pronation, or excessive flattening of the foot. While this can be simply tiring and a bit painful, it can also lead to serious foot conditions. Lower back pain is highest in workers who stand for 4 hours or more per day. Standing on an anti fatigue mat may help to prevent and ease these conditions.

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