Static electricity has been a problem

Okay so our team is having a problem with static electricity. In the first competition our NXT brick got short circuited so we were wondering what material we should mount it on to help with the static electricity. We were thinking about plastic but that may make it worse.

Have you read this?

http://www.usfirst.org/sites/default/files/uploadedImages/Robotics_Programs/FTC/FTC_Documents_and_Updates/Addressing_NXT_Lockups.pdf

Or this: