FOR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES AND LABORATORIES
HIGH-PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS MEET STRICT GOVERNMENT STANDARDS AND DURABILITY REQUIREMENTS
Environments such as biomedical labs, specialized nursing facilities, hospitals or emergency rooms require cost-effective flooring systems that support sanitation requirements, stand up to heavy use and are easy to maintain. In some settings, a flooring system can contribute to a healing environment with noise reduction and certain aesthetics.
When it comes to choosing the right floor for your healthcare facility or lab, there’s a lot to consider. We are here to make that decision easier, offering our deep knowledge and industry expertise to find the best option for your facility.
FLOORING SYSTEM PROPERTIES FOR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES & LABS
- Easy Cleaning and Sanitation
Maintaining a sanitary, sterile and safe environment is a top priority for healthcare facilities and medical labs. Certain flooring options, such as a chemical-resistant epoxy mortar, withstand regular, deep cleaning for infection control and preventing the spread of microorganisms.
- Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention
In busy settings with around-the-clock heavy traffic like hospital corridors or operating rooms, epoxy coatings and urethane mortars can provide varying levels of slip resistance in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Implementing broadcast color quartz can provide traction, in addition to aesthetic appeal.
- Chemical Resistance
Harsh chemicals and heavy-duty cleaning products can corrode an uncoated floor – which can lead to cleaning difficulties and dangerous working hazards. In these environments, the flooring system should offer chemical resistance in accordance with governmental standards.
- Impact and Abrasion Resistance
Heavy rolling carts, constant foot traffic and hefty medical equipment all contribute to the wear-and-tear of floors at healthcare facilities and labs. Cracks and other hazards can lead to unsafe, unsanitary conditions for patients, employees and anyone else at the facility.
- Sound Attenuating
Noise can be overwhelming at healthcare facilities. In these environments, facility managers should consider installing sound-attenuating flooring systems that contribute to comfortable, quieter spaces to heal and work.
At healthcare facilities, hospitals and pharmaceutical facilities, flooring systems play a prominent role in achieving safety, sanitation and regulatory goals. Our thorough site survey, conducted by flooring experts with decades of experience in the industry, ensures your industrial flooring system contributes to your long-term design investment.
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