Anyone who owns or works in an industrial environment is sure to understand the importance of having a safe working environment at all times. Though it is up to those using the factory to keep it as free from hazards as possible, there are additional ways of keeping a working environment safe.
Demarcation refers to the lines and markings that are placed on the floor as guides; this could be in the form of health and safety signs, as a way to highlight pedestrian walkways or to show areas that are out of bounds for employees. Markings placed on the factory floor are a great way to remind people of the health and safety rules that are in place, as well as separating different areas of the room.
Many businesses overlook the importance of demarcations on factory flooring and view it as being an added expense that is not entirely necessary. Though not having demarcations doesn’t affect the quality of the factory floor, it can cause confusion in the workplace. There are a number of benefits to having floor markings, such as:
As well as having demarcations on your factory flooring for health and safety benefits, there is also a branding element that can be included.
At Impact Flooring we provide a range of flooring solutions and have experience in factory flooring, warehouse flooring and automotive flooring.