The Vital Role of Anti Fatigue Mats in the Industrial Sector

The issue of worker fatigue and its related absenteeism and reduced productivity is a significant concern in industrial environments. Prolonged standing on hard surfaces such as concrete or hardwood can lead to serious health issues, including varicose veins and circulatory problems. Herein lies the significance of Strata’s anti-fatigue mats.

  1. Enhancing Muscular Activity: These mats are designed to promote subtle muscle movements, stimulating blood flow and preventing stagnation in the veins. This not only enhances energy levels but also helps in maintaining oxygen and blood circulation throughout the body.
  2. Reducing Injury Risks: Scientific studies have shown that standing for extended periods on hard floors can lead to lower limb disorders and back pain. Strata’s cushioned rubber mats mitigate these risks, offering a safer and more comfortable standing experience.

The Mechanics Behind Strata’s Anti-Fatigue Mats

The science behind these mats is unique. They enable a natural, imperceptible sway, engaging calf and leg muscles throughout the day. This subtle activity:

  • Stimulates energy levels.
  • Enhances oxygen levels and promotes blood flow.
  • Prevents blood pooling, thereby averting fatigue.


Research from leading universities in ergonomics underscores the difference between standing on hard versus soft surfaces, with conclusive evidence pointing to the benefits of anti-fatigue mats in reducing discomfort and fatigue.

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Benefits Beyond Comfort: Anti-Fatigue Mats and Worker Efficiency

Strata’s range of anti-fatigue mats not only reduces fatigue but also plays a crucial role in enhancing overall workplace safety and efficiency. The reduction in fatigue correlates with a decrease in accidents, medical claims, and compliance with health and safety standards. Notably, lower limb disorders account for an average of 25 days off per incident, a statistic that Strata’s mats aim to significantly reduce.

  • Durability and Safety: The mats are not only highly durable and anti-slip but are also effective in reducing fatigue from prolonged standing.

Customised Solutions for Every Need

Understanding that every industrial environment is unique, Strata offers a range of floor mats suitable for various applications. When selecting a mat, considerations include:

  • The specific purpose of the mat.
  • Required thickness.
  • Placement location and exposure to elements like fluids, hot sparks, or static electricity.


Strata’s anti-fatigue matting solutions are more than just a product; they are a commitment to the health, safety, and productivity of workers in industrial settings. With a focus on ergonomics and comfort, these mats stand as a testament to Strata’s dedication to enhancing industrial workplaces across the UK and Europe.

To discover the ideal anti-fatigue matting solution for your workplace, and to ensure the welfare and efficiency of your standing workers, contact the Strata Sales team today where Strata is ready to guide you towards a safer, more comfortable, and productive work environment.

How Strata Can Help You Stand Safe & Work Comfortably

Specialising in anti fatigue mats and floor safety products, Strata serves a diverse client base across the UK and Europe, offering solutions that are not just about comfort, but integral to health and productivity. In the demanding environments of industrial work, the well-being and safety of workers are of utmost importance. Strata, a leading manufacturer and supplier with over two decades of expertise, stands at the forefront of this initiative.

Please call our friendly Sales Team who will be happy to offer advice and help further on 01926 338547.

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