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Workshop Products

Keep your factory running smoothly with our wide range of Workshop Products. Choose from a wide selection of specialist products including workbenches, storage cabinets, health and safety product or floor matting. With over 3000 products in the range, we've got you covered. Discover our most popular products below or contact us for support and advice.



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Workshops are a dangerous place to work. Accidents happen all the time and they can be severe, resulting in life-changing injures and huge costs for the business.

The safety focused range of Workshop Products from First Mats has been designed to keep you and your employees safe while working on the production line or anywhere else in your workshop.

At First Mats, we make sure every customer gets what they need when they need it at an affordable price. We offer free shipping on orders over £45.00 +VAT so you don’t have to worry about paying extra fees or waiting weeks for delivery of your new piece of equipment.



Latest Articles about Workshop Products


Common Workplace Hazards, and How to Prevent Them

Workplace injuries can have a huge impact on operations and productivity. From the initial incident stopping work, to demotivated employees and missed workdays, even a seemingly minor injury can affect your business. It is your duty as an employer or manager to ensure that people on your site are safe, which means that you must take all reasonable steps and precautions to minimise the likelihood of accidents and injuries.  To help, we have compiled this guide to the most common workplace injuries (according to this Health and Safety Executive report) and the most effective ways of preventing them.  Slips, trips and...

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Height-Adjustable Desks – Facts and Figures

Height adjustable desks and workbenches are increasingly popular products. They help to tackle the root cause of a lot of work-related health problems for office workers – the sedentary nature of having to sit in one place for the full work day.  If the higher price tag of adjustable desks is putting you off, take a few minutes to digest the facts and figures below and learn about their benefits. Why Do We Need Adjustable Desks? According to the Office For National Statistics, in 2021 there were 32.5 million people in the workforce in the UK. While there are no...

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The Best Anti-Fatigue Mats by Job Role

Anti-fatigue mats are one of the best, most cost-effective ways of improving health and safety at your premises, and boosting employee productivity and engagement. There are many different types of anti-fatigue mats available so we thought that we would take this opportunity to highlight some of the options for specific job roles. In the office Many office workers are choosing to use a standing or hybrid desk, as there are several health benefits and the price of these units is becoming much more affordable. Unfortunately for those workers who are standing on harder surfaces – laminates, wood, even the thinner...

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Rubber Sheet Types and Applications

Rubber sheets are used in a broad spectrum of different industries, for an equally broad range of reasons. Rubber is a particularly useful material in many manufacturing use cases because it is cost effective and versatile. Whatever your business makes, read on for our guide to the most common types of rubber sheeting and the different features of each. What are the common types of rubber sheeting? Standard Natural Rubber If you are manufacturing gaskets or seals that do not need to be particularly resistant to extremes of temperature or to oils and chemicals, then natural or standard rubber sheet...

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What is LOLER? What you need to know

LOLER regulations are intended to protect the health and safety of employees when lifting, lowering, anchoring, supporting and fixing loads with the help of equipment. It covers any equipment that can be used in this capacity and any attachments that this equipment may use for the task. What Does LOLER Stand for? LOLER stands for: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. LOLER regulations are part of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and first became law in the UK on 5 December 1998. What Does LOLER Apply To? LOLER applies to a variety of equipment that is used for...

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Buying a Petrol Generator - What you need to know

Buying a petrol generator doesn’t need to be as complicated as you might think, but there some important factors to consider. Use our simple buyer’s guide to make sure you get the right generator for you, your site and your needs.  What are your power requirements? To address this question, you actually need to think about two different things – how much power your equipment needs but also what type of equipment are you using. A good place to start is by looking around your site and deciding on a realistic combination of critical equipment, finding the power usage of each and...

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