Skilled trades workers have often been called the backbone of our society.
This highly skilled workforce fills critical positions in a variety of industries from healthcare to construction, manufacturing, and service industries.
The problem now is that Baby Boomer skilled tradesmen are retiring at a rate faster than they are being replaced. Combine that with a global pandemic, which once again reminded society of the importance of skilled trades, and a recipe for disaster was created.
In fact, experts estimate that by 2030 there will be a skilled labor shortage of 8 million people resulting in an estimated revenue loss of $607 billion.
Making the situation even more challenging is that, with a skilled labor shortage, the existing workforce is in high demand. This makes it easier for skilled workers to leave existing jobs for greener pastures.
So, how should companies respond to the labor shortage in order to reduce turnover while minimizing lost productivity and revenue?
The answer is simple: keep employees happy by investing in their health and well-being on the job.
This is where a SmartCells Anti-Fatigue Solution comes in.
At SmartCells, we believe that “Life Shouldn’t Hurt”™. This belief guided us to engineer our unique SmartCells™ Cushioning Technology which has been optimized to provide a soft yet stable standing surface that returns energy in-phase with body movements.
SmartCells Anti-fatigue solutions are available in pre-sized mats or as a custom flooring solution for unique areas or larger workstations. There are even options including slip-resistant surfaces and low-profile transitions to reduce the risk of slips, trips, and falls.
Additionally, in response to new COVID-19 guidelines, we are pleased to offer our SafeSpace solutions that are designed to help increase productivity and comfort while maintaining proper distancing protocols.
Available in 2’ or 3’ wide options, SafeSpace Runners are configured to any length and are constructed of connectable sections that incorporate the desired workstation size separated by 6’ distancing buffers. SmartCells SafeSpace solutions are also available as custom modular workstations or wall-to-wall applications.
Finally, for mobile skilled trade workforces where a SmartCells mat or floor isn’t a possibility, we now offer SmartCells Anti-fatigue Insoles.
This insole is the perfect solution for on-the-go fatigue relief. Featuring our patented SmartCells® Cushioning in the heel and forefoot, these insoles significantly reduce impact forces and also return the energy back to your body. They also provide a cushioned arch support to keep every employee comfortable throughout the day.
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