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American Rescue Plan Restaurant Relief

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. This plan allocated billions of dollars to the Small Business Administration (SBA) to continue previously implemented measures like PPP loans and EIDL loans. One such new program is the Restaurant Relief Revitalization Fund which received $28.6 billion to help struggling businesses in the foodservice industry.

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Standing Desks Can Be Beneficial for School-Aged Kids

For most adults, the harsh command of “Sit down and be still!”  -- delivered by a childhood teacher -- still echoes down the halls of our school memories. It’s an order reflective of the old standard “children should be seen and not heard.” Today, we understand that promoting classroom interaction and an appropriate amount of movement helps stimulate an active learning environment for kids and that includes standing up for better education – literally.

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Safety Standards for Fire-Retardant Floor Mats

There is a base level of consumer trust given to your organization when your products adhere to the guidelines set by notable agencies.  However, when a product claims fire-resistance, fire-retardant, or ant-fire capabilities, it is subject to additional federal oversight and testing.

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How is Woven Coconut Matting Created?

Coconut fibers can be woven together to make everything from front door coir mats to landscaping erosion control. NoTrax offers a wide variety of natural and rubber-backed coir entrance mat options to fit your personal or professional environment.

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How Do Disinfectant Mats Work and Why Do We Need Them

When you think about disinfection, your mind may not immediately jump to your footwear – the Center for Disease Control focus is generally on handwashing or wiping a hard surface. But shoes do more than keep your feet warm, they can also help spread viruses, bacteria, and other types of contamination.

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How to Clean a Rubber Backed Carpet Mat

NoTrax® entrance mats and carpet mats are often the last line of defense between dirt and debris and your home or office. Designed to remove dirt and moisture from shoes and prevent it from entering your building, rubber backed mats are also economical and allow your facilities a professional appearance.

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What Is Anti-Static ESD Mat Flooring and When to Use It?

Most people have experienced an electrostatic discharge (ESD) during their lifetime. It’s what happens when you walk with socks on carpet or rub a balloon in your hair. And while these actions are mostly harmless, ESD can wreak severe havoc on a variety of industrial and technical equipment. In these cases, that tiny shock from your finger can turn into a disaster costing thousands.

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How to Care for a Rubber Cutting Board

When you prepare food, it's important to use a high-quality cutting board, whether you're feeding a crowd at your restaurant or feeding your family at home. While there are many types of cutting boards to choose from, professional kitchens are usually equipped with rubber cutting boards.

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Baffled by Bevels?

Trips and falls occur more frequently in the workplace than most people realize. In fact, more than 240,000 cases of falls, slips and trips resulted in days missed in 2018 ...

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Say No to Snow…in Your Facility

Entrance mats play a major role in a facility’s cleanliness. Up to 80 percent of interior soil is brought into facilities from foot traffic. Entrance matting ensures that dirt, grime and even snow is stopped at the door.

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Studies Show Varying Between Sitting, Standing Improves Posture

There are many aspects that go into having a productive work day including your attitude, health and motivation. All of these can be altered and determined by good posture. Good posture leads to a healthy productive work day. Sitting with poor posture for most of the day and constantly standing without support will eventually lead to pain. Today, there is evidence to back the importance of altering your position while working.

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Checkers Industrial Safety Products Releases New Brand Identities

Broomfield, CO (April 25, 2016) – Checkers Industrial Safety Products has transitioned to Checkers Safety Group. Checkers has been on a progressive path in 2015, acquiring 7 companies; AlturnaMats, GNR technologies, Superior Manufacturing Group, SVE Portable Roadways, Terraplas UK and USA, Firefly and Zigma Ground Solutions with each acquisition bringing a number of important products and brands.  As we continued to grow...

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Stand Up for Ergonomics

You might want to stand up for this, seriously. According to James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, “The chair is out to kill us,” ergonomically speaking. It’s a hard statement to believe when majority of individuals reading this are probably sitting and have been sitting for what studies believe to be “too long”.

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