On Board with Well-being

At Forbo, we are truly on board with enhancing end-user well-being.

Earlier this month, Forbo Key Account Manager, Bob Summers featured in Railways Interiors International Magazine to comment on how light and colour-absorption impacts customer experience. In a recent blog post, we considered more generally how a passenger’s comfort level is an important determiner of satisfaction during their travelling experience.

Rail Interiors
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It is a basic and well-known principle that safety and comfort affect well-being, it’s human nature. Feeling safe and comfortable are basic needs and whether you are talking about an accommodation container on an oil rig or rail vehicle vestibule, the same considerations apply.

But with increased ridership, it is getting harder to consistently maintain environments. Not only can aesthetics suffer on busy routes but cleanliness and hygiene factors are also affected too. Our motto is “creating better environments” which is why our products have the end-users’ needs at heart. Creating flooring that fully compliant for Rail, Marine and Bus and Coach means that

Can you imagine flooring that could trap airborne pathogens and inhibit the spread of bacteria and ultimately contribute to a reduction in workplace sick days due to common colds?

A floor can also be the key ingredient to achieve an aesthetic that promotes positivity and productivity. Colour psychology often plays a factor in design and it is understandable why a company such as Auckland Rail might choose blue and orange in their colour scheme which are said to enhance feelings of productivity and activity – appropriate for busy commuters to get in the ‘zone’.

shades of blue

Comfort manifests in a number of ways but with our vast portfolio, it is easy to find a solution that absorbs-noise is bacteriostatic and is on trend. After all is said and done, you still want something that looks good and appeals to an ever-expanding range of demographics.

Our philosophy is simple and centres around three pillars: ‘Health & Safety’, ‘Health & Hygiene’ and ‘Health & Well-Being, how can we help to enhance the well-being of your passengers and crew?

 

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Comfort manifests in a number of ways but with our vast portfolio, it is easy to find a solution that absorbs-noise is bacteriostatic and is on trend. After all is said and done, you still want something that looks good and appeals to an ever-expanding range of demographics.

Our philosophy is simple and centres around three pillars: ‘Health & Safety’, ‘Health & Hygiene’ and ‘Health & Well-Being, how can we help to enhance the well-being of your passengers and crew? email us transport@forbo.com or follow us on LinkedIn

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