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Working in a workplace where there are slip hazards such as oil, grease, or cleaning fluids can make increase a jobs risk tenfold. One of the biggest safety hazards in any workplace is that of a slipping hazard. If your business has any type of liquid on the premises, then there is a risk of employees slipping. The results of this can be catastrophic, not only where employees are injured but you as an employer could also be liable for any injury incurred by these kind of accidents.

As most businesses will have some form of liquid in the workplace, be it water from a tap, oil from machinery, or grease from cooking apparatus, it is advised that companies invest in duckboard matting. Duckboard matting has holes and/or gaps in the matting to allow liquid to pass through, preventing liquid build up and providing a safer work surface for your employees to work or walk on.

From swimming pools to supermarkets, warehouses to workshops, duckboard matting can prevent accidents and save money. A simple investment today can mean side-stepping costly claim payments further down the line, as well as making your employees feel more comfortable and secure in their workplace. Duckboard matting can provide you with peace of mind and your employees with a safe working environment.

Duckboard matting is one of the most efficient and cost effective ways to reduce slipping accidents in the workplace. Buy duckboard matting to ensure that safety of your employee’s health and prevent costly accidents. The material these slip resistant mats are made from gives them extra grip and allows them to repel water. They make it easy for liquid to pass through them whilst making it difficult for anyone to slip on the surface.

What Is Duckboard Matting?

Duckboard matting is matting that has holes or gaps in the matting to allow liquids to pass through without any build up. This makes for a drier and more stable working surface. When combined with the sturdy and resistant plastics these mattings are made of, this results in a vast reducing in slipping occurrences.  Rubber is a key component in this as its main function is to provide grip. Duckboard is a common type of anti-slip matting; you will have seen this commonly used in places like swimming pools.

Duckboard Matting in the Workplace?

Given that it can be costly to pay out workers claims, as well as repair or replace any equipment or materials that might have been damaged or destroyed in an accident, it is easy to see why duckboard matting is popular amongst businesses with wise management. As an employer, it helps you avoid law suits and material losses, which in return reduce the profit of the business. For these reasons, it is a wise idea to invest in duckboard matting for those areas that require it.

There are a variety of industries and businesses that can benefit from the inclusion of duckboard matting to their working environment. As well as these general industries, there are specific areas within business premises that can benefit from duckboard matting:

  • Food processing and cleaning areas. Duckboard matting rises to the fore in this circumstance. The volume of the food processing industry dictates that there will be spillage and overflow, which in turn can result in the build-up on fluids in dangerous places. Buy duckboard matting to lower these build-ups and give you fluid removal systems a fighting chance.
  • Hospitality. The fast pace of the kitchen means that speed is desired over detail. This in turn can mean lots of cleaning liquid and water ending up on what is most likely a tiled floor, resulting in an accident waiting to happen. By buying duckboard matting, you can reduce the likelihood of your kitchen staff.
  • Workshop floors. Workshop floors are a prime example of a location where oils and greases are spilled regularly. By putting down oil and grease resistant matting, you ensure that workers are less likely to slip and cause injury in an environment which is already accident prone.
  • Washing areas. There are areas in many industries, such as hospitality, where a large amount of washing and cleaning takes place. Oils and grease go hand in hand with this kind of situation, and can end up being spread over a work surface. By putting down oil and grease resistant matting, you reduce the hazard cause by such spills.

Duckboard Matting from Exporta Global

Here at Exporta Global, we understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace. We also understand that not every business is the same, and that every business has different operational desires and requirements. It is for this reason that we provide a range of options when it comes to the time for you to buy duckboard matting. If you are unsure as to which matting product would be right for your business, call today to talk to one of our experienced advisors. They are here to help with any questions that you might have, and can provide some guidance in your choice.

Our two duckboard matting options are Safety Scrape Matting and Interflex Duckboard Matting; you can read about these below.

Interflex Duckboard Matting

This duckboard style matting is perfect for medium-duty wet, dry, or oily commercial or industrial environments. This is traditional grid welded PVC duckboard matting which is resistant to oil and grease. The surfaces are oil resistant and the open design allows for easy drainage, ensuring no oil or grease build ups on the matting. This oil resistant matting is available in four colours; red, green, blue and black. They also come in a variety of sizes. It is possible for this type of oil resistant flooring to cover large areas as they can be linked together.

Safety Scrape Matting

Safety Scrape matting as sold by Exporta Global is perfect for heavy industrial or catering applications. It is a 100% nitrile rubber mat which provides excellent oil resistant properties. This type of matting is ideal for heavy, constant use, and can withstand a large amount of wear and tear. If it is required that you also need to remove mould, this can be easily done with Safety Scrape Matting. This oil resistant matting comes in a variety of sizes.

The Benefits When You Buy Duckboard Matting

There are a multitude of benefits that duckboard matting provides to both employers and employees, making is a popular choice across any industry that requires slip-free matting. Duckboard matting could be the product choice for you for the following reasons:

  • Duckboard matting is a highly versatile product. Duckboard matting is useful in a range of different situations. Not only is it useful for avoiding the build-up of liquids, it generally provides a high grip surface, something that can be useful when moving heavy loads. As a result, duckboard matting is a versatile product.
  • They reduce the number of accidents in the workplace. By providing a safe, stable, anti-slip surface to work and walk on, duckboard matting can prevent employee injury from slipping hazards. The lack of liquid build-up helps mitigate potential risks, as well as making it easier for workers to operate on the workplace floor.
  • They improve the overall health and safety of a workplace. Given that slips and falls are the most common type of injury in the workplace it would be a major mistake to not have an oil resistant mat in place. They are the most cost-effective way to improve the health and safety in the workplace.

Other Types of Matting from Exporta

At Exporta Global, we don’t believe in a “one size fits all” attitude towards industrial goods and products. We understand the vast differences between all of our customers and their respective industries, which is why we have a whole range of matting options for businesses to choose from. Therefore, if oil-resistant matting isn’t the right choice for your situation, you can find the correct type of matting from the list below:

  • Anti-Fatigue Matting – Excellent for improving productivity and reducing fatigue amongst employees over long periods of standing time.
  • Oil-Resistant Matting – Excellent in repelling oil substances and reducing workplace accidents in oil environments.
  • Entrance Matting – A stylish and functional addition to any business, avoid accidents and brighten up the entrance to any type of business.

Health and safety should be an important factor for every business and matting is a fantastic way to improve the health and safety in your business. Here at Exporta Global, all our matting is designed with health and safety in mind and is manufactured using the highest quality materials to ensure a superior end product. This ensure you get the best possible end product delivered to your businesses working environment.

Get in touch today to find out how matting from Exporta Global could improve your workplace. Our expert advisors are on hand to help you through your decision making process. Benefit from years of experience when you shop with Exporta Global.

Why Choose Exporta Global When Buying Duckboard Matting

As a consumer and a business owner, you will be well aware of the importance of quality when selling and purchasing products, goods, or services. At Exporta Global, you can be assured that what you buy is only of the highest quality.

Not only are our oil resistant matting products of superior quality but they are also competitively priced, making them a winner with our customers. If you are wondering if oil resistant matting is right for your business or the other products which may benefit you then get in touch with us today. You can fill out an enquiry form on our website, start a live chat or give us a call to speak to our knowledgeable and helpful staff.

The Market Leaders in Matting Products

Having been in business for over 40 years we have become the market leader in the product handling field. Our extensive knowledge of our products and the industries they are best served in is what has set us apart from our competitors. Not only can we provide your business with high quality anti-slip matting but we could provide many more products suitable for your business. We have over 1,000 products across our website so no matter what your business does, we will have solutions that could improve the productivity and efficiency of your business.

We listen to our customers closely and provide honest advice as opposed to hard sales tactics, this is what makes us a firm favourite with our customers. If you require more information about our anti-slip flooring, are wondering what the best slip resistant mats for your business would be or whether they are the right option for your business then why not chat with us today, we could give you some suggestions on the best products for your business.