Employee health and well-being are paramount in any workplace. One often overlooked aspect of this is the availability of proper restroom facilities.
Portable restroom trailers have gotten a bad rap. When many people picture them they think of long lines such as those at marathons or one or two-day festivals or fairs. But why blame the portable restroom when too often it's the planners who have failed to order a sufficient number of restrooms to accommodate the large crowd?
Just about everything is bigger in Texas and that even includes your choices of “where to answer the call of nature” when away from home.
Beloved convenience store chain Buc-ee’s, after all, has its New Braunfels location (with 83 stalls!) in the Cintas Hall of Fame of America’s Best Restroom awards.
There are numerous reasons why it is necessary to have a portable restroom at a construction site. Not only does it help keep employees healthy and increase productivity, but it is also required by law.
When you gotta' go, you gotta' go. And in some school buildings, it's not necessarily easy to go.
There are numerous situations where schools may require extra temporary bathrooms from time to time - and it's crucial to have a solution ready to deploy when necessary. In this post, we'll discuss why mobile restroom trailers make for that ideal solution.
The United States Department of Labor estimates that over 100 people a week suffer an injury on the job. The risk is higher in industries like construction, where falls and machinery accidents are common. Consider tips that can keep you and the people around you safe on the job site.
When it comes to logistics, the need for bathrooms doesn't get a lot of attention until they are needed, and then the lack of them becomes very apparent. While portable bathrooms may not win the award of the year for design and logistics performance, they are just as much an essential support system for your teams and personnel in the field as supplies, vehicles, equipment and medical attention as necessary.
In particular, portable restrooms really become necessary and part of core site planning when your teams are working in scenarios where local facilities and plumbing just don’t exist or have been turned off. Here are some examples.
By law, you must ensure your employees have access to a restroom. This means that if you are having the restrooms in your office building renovated, employee a construction crew at a site where no bathrooms are available, or if you employee farmworkers who work outside with no bathrooms, you must provide your employees with a portable restroom. Many employers do not realize that there are OSHA requirements when it comes to portable restrooms and their employees, and if you fail to meet these requirements, you can be subject to a fine. Here is some information every employer should know about portable restrooms.
While other parts of the country may be struggling to kickstart their economy again, the housing market and related construction in Texas is having no such problem. In fact, the Lone Star State is realizing a housing construction boom in multiple regions, which started in the Fall of 2020 and continues to carry through the winter.
As the pandemic is still ongoing as we enter into the late summer months, many activities have been put on hold such as going out to restaurants or the spa. However, there has been a notable uptick of construction projects happening across the country. With many people working from home offices and kids taking online classes, they are also considering getting their homes renovated to make the entire family comfortable. There was a 40% higher demand for bathroom and kitchen remodels, 52% increase in addition projects, and a 166% rise in demand for fences and security systems, according to CNBC.