Working in a bar may be a fun profession since you get to meet a diverse range of people and learn how to make a variety of beverages. People sit at the bar and order drinks at happy hour and on dates.
You must be ready to serve anyone who sits down, even if you've been on your feet for hours. As a bartender, it's vital to have the correct anti-fatigue floor mats so that tired legs and feet don't get in the way of crafting the perfect cocktail.
Every bar area is unique, and you may customise your matting to fit your needs with our interlocking rubber tiles. Liquids might be a concern for bartenders, so make sure you choose matting that will stay safe even if things are spilled on it. You'll also want to purchase anti-fatigue mats that are simple to clean, as your bar must adhere to particular health rules. The ideal mat has enough padding to relieve pressure on your feet when you stand on it, but is thin enough to avoid tripping hazards for employees.
If you work as a bartender, the best anti-fatigue flooring from CanadaMats will make your shift more enjoyable. We have a large assortment of bar mats and can answer any questions you might have regarding them. We want to make certain that you have the ideal mats for your bar.
CM Viper Drain Through Mats are made of natural, recycled and nitrile rubber. These mats are slip resistant with small holes to scrape away dirt and allow water to drain through, making them perfect for use in commercial kitchens with heavy traffic.
CM Viper Drain Through Mats have a perforated texture featuring small holes which allow spilt water, oil and other substances to drain through so that the surface stays clean and safe. This material is also durable and strong, therefore the mats can be used for heavy indoor and outdoor traffic. These mats are ideal for commercial kitchens because they provide a good tread with a strong grip and they are mold as well as mildew resistant.
Made entirely from rubber materials, CM Viper Drain Through Mats are extremely durable, stable and slip resistant as well as immune to mold and mildew. Their perforated texture features small holes which scrape away dirt, grime and moisture. These holes also allow water and other liquids to drain through the matting which keeps the mats’ surface clean and dry. Overall, these mats’ safety features can significantly reduce the risk of falls and other accidents in the workplace.
What should be considered first when a person stands all day at work?
When contemplating the use of anti-fatigue mats, other aspects such as allowing for changes in working/standing posture, footwear, and flooring should all be taken into account.
Positional changes when working or standing: Work should be organised such that employees have a say in their working environment and the ability to change jobs often. A workstation with an optional seat (chair, sit/stand stool) and some form of footrest allows for a greater diversity of body positions and encourages frequent changes.
Footwear is a factor that, if chosen correctly, can help to lessen the negative consequences of prolonged standing. There's no denying that choosing the right footwear is crucial for people who work on their feet. While giving comfort to the wearer, shoes should provide enough arch and heel support and cushioning.
Flooring: The type of flooring used in the workplace has a significant impact on comfort, particularly for sensitive feet. Concrete and other hard, unyielding flooring are the least comfortable surfaces to work on. Walking on a hard floor feels like a hammer is crushing your heel with each step. Anything with some elasticity, such as wood, cork, carpeting, or rubber, is often softer on workers' feet. More than that, softer floor coverings reduce fatigue and improve safety by reducing slips and falls on slippery floors.
When should anti-fatigue mats be used?
When resilient floors are not an option, there are two solutions for relieving foot discomfort. Shoes with thick insulating soles and shock-absorbing insoles are one option.
The alternative option is anti-fatigue matting. Anti-fatigue mats cushion the impact of walking by absorbing stress. This lowers foot fatigue. Mats, on the other hand, must be used with caution since if fitted incorrectly, they might cause tripping and falling incidents.
In summary, the use of anti-fatigue mats or placing carpeting on the floor does not eliminate sore feet by itself, but, when combined with proper work design and quality footwear, it should improve working conditions.