Roscoe Blog

From the Bottom of Your Feet to the Bottom Line

From the Bottom of Your Feet to the Bottom Line

It isn't hard to make the case for high-quality floor mats when the weather begins to change and there's a trail of wet leaves or dirty snow at the doorstep. But having the right floor mat system in your workplace does a lot more than keep your floors clean.

The right floor mat system saves you money. Here are a few of the ways that a high-quality floor mat system makes dollars and sense:*

  • A dollar spent keeping soil out of a building will save $10 in the cost of cleaning to get it out of the building
  • The estimated cost of removing a single pound of dirt from a modern building can exceed $600
  • The average cost of a slip-related injury is more than $12,000 while the average cost to defend against a slip and fall lawsuit is $50,000
  • Workers who stand 8 hours on a concrete floor are 33% less productive, while an anti-fatigue mat increases productivity by 20% to 50%
  • Lost productivity as the result of poor indoor air quality and "sick building syndrome" costs American businesses more than $100 billion a year
  text

Read More...


Step Right in with a Floor Mat Rental Program that Keeps the Dirt Out

Step Right in with a Floor Mat Rental Program that Keeps the Dirt Out

You probably walk right over them without ever giving them a second thought. But did you know that the right floor mat at the entrance to your workplace can keep out more than 80% of the dirt, dust and moisture that typically finds its way in?

It's the easiest cleaning tip ever. But to do the job right, your floor mats have to be the right type and size and properly cleaned on a regular basis. Vacuuming only removes a small percentage of dirt at the surface of the mat or carpeting.

  text

Read More...


Roscoe Mat Systems Improve Safety and Reduce Maintenance Costs

Custom Mat Systems Chicago

In addition to work uniforms, Roscoe provides floor mat rental systems that stop dust, dirt, water, and debris more effectively than store bought (disposable) mats or using a single type of mat.

Our mat system includes the following:

  text

Read More...


Currie Motors Rents Mats for a Safer and Healthier Work Environment

Currie Motors places mats from the Chicago mat company throughout their showroom

With the cold weather creeping in early this year, it's time to start thinking about shoes tracking in dirt, mud, snow, water and other debris and how you will protect your workplace floors, employees and customers.

A preventive method for slips, trips and falls in the workplace is an effective mat system; if properly installed, should get nearly 100% of the dirt coming through the door.

Currie Motors valued customer of Roscoe – the Chicago mat company that understands the importance of providing a safe work environment is Currie Motors. Currie Motors has two locations in Illinois that the mat company services – one in Frankfort and one in Forest Park. Their highly educated staff and large inventory can guide you in purchasing a new or used Ford or Chevrolet.

  text

Read More...


Mat Systems – Placement

Mat Placement strategy

Roscoe's general placement strategy for rental mats.

Two weeks ago, Roscoe posted on the benefits of having a mat rental program; today we stress the importance of mat placement. If a mat rental system is properly installed it should get nearly 100% of the dirt coming through the door. The reasoning behind this is that 30% of the dirt coming into a building is picked up in the first three feet of matting, while 85% is picked up in the first 15 feet. That adds up to a spotless work environment!

Different mat types serve for different stages of defense against particles and contaminants. The first line of defense is the scraper mats, which also has anti-fatigue mat properties. The heavy and durable rubber stops the toughest of dirt, mud, snow, water and debris from boots and shoes, which is why the best place for these mats are entryways, spillage areas, locker rooms and work stations. All-rubber mats have improved ergonomics which increase employee comfort, reduce fatigue, and result in greater productivity.

  text

Read More...



Recent Posts


Tags

restroom cleaning supplies RFID lawndale business renaissance association (LBRA) branded merchandise OSHA customer satisfaction survey governor's sustainability award restroom supplies chicago tribune laundry services Angel Tree corporate apparel soil scanning hand sanitizer pathogen elimination toilet seat sanitizer illinois patriot education fund (IPEF) automatic foam soap hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) national fire protection association (NFPA) Sustainability automatic hand sanitizers cleaning process net promoter score microfiber testimonials local and independent UHF chips wipers g&k teamwork family business high visibility arrow uniform restroom mats 95th anniversary image mats anti-static uniforms case study garden city business center ANSI work uniform rental FreshSeat logo apparel hygienically clean customer communication kannegiesser coat angels air sanitizer scraper mats flu prevention shop towels sludge filter family picnic linen laundry bags laundryESP Innovation award blood drive Independent Textile Rental Association (ITRA) restroom hygiene products textile rental services association (TRSA) continuous improvement success story fleece toilet seat cleaners roll towels unifirst wet mops succession planning Earth Day leasing logo mats soaker mats clean green certified custom floor mats dust mops invoicing sorting system SHARP certification keynelink wastewater treatment food processing manufacturing ISO 9001:2015 cintas barcode activewear facility tour outerwear clean show A21 WalkForFreedom super bristle mats feeding america image apparel community service 20-year-club microbial contamination executive management institute (EMI) shortages nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) blackhawks shop towel rule food safety modernization act (FSMA) flame resistant history National Safety Month anti-fatigue mats facilities management services automatic paper towel dispensers floor mat rental midwest textile services association (MTSA) work uniforms ISO 9001:2008 executive uniform garments

Archive