In the mining industry, safety is of the utmost importance, and the Barrick Gold Corporation is always looking for ways to make their operations safer. With that in mind, Porta-King has supplied a number of equipment enclosures to Barrick that they use at their mining operations to house both equipment and personnel. [Read more…]
Theft and unauthorized entry to sports facilities during sporting events is a common problem, and can cost facilities thousands of dollars in damages. To prevent these events from happening, sports facilities can take several measures to protect the area and the possessions of guests and players.
Educate Your Employees
Employees of your sports facility are an important resource in preventing unauthorized entry and theft. They can monitor the comings and goings of visitors and report any suspicious activity. Educate your employees about the rules and regulations regarding security and safety at the facility. That way, they can easily communicate to each other if a situation arises and handle unauthorized entry and theft professionally. [Read more…]
With plans for a newly constructed hospital wing underway, a host of questions will arise. Namely, what kind of walls should they be outfitted with? Should you choose traditional walls or spring for modular? Modular walls come with many benefits that will help your hospital operate better.
Promote Staff & Patient Health
For the health of patients and staff, it’s very important that hospitals remain clean—especially during construction. Debris and dust from traditional construction can have adverse health effects like pneumoconiosis, or “dusty lung.” Even after traditional construction is long over, harmful construction dust can still hang around. [Read more…]
If you depend on word-of-mouth for your warehouse’s success, you know good communication with current and future customers is essential. Here are a few tips to tip the scale between expanding your network and losing it. [Read more…]
Porta-King was asked to create a portable restroom for use at a lumber yard located in upstate New York. We were able to provide them with a building that would meet their needs and would be able to be moved at will and reused.
Increasing Employee Comfort
The customer needed a restroom added to their yard to provide facilities for their employees so they didn’t have to walk all the way to the restrooms located in their main building. By installing a portable restroom in a place that employees can easily access, employees can quickly and easily take care of any needs they have. That way, they can get back to work quickly. [Read more…]
There are many rules and regulations to training civilian security guards for positions guarding military facilities. Here are some things you need to do to prepare civilian guards who do not have any prior military training and are new to the job. Despite their simplicity, these training measures are no less important for the efficient and safe operation of your facility. [Read more…]
Need to increase recruitment numbers at your military base? Making some changes to your in-plant offices when recruits come to visit will help their first-time impressions of your base and current employees will spread the word of their healthy working environment. [Read more…]
Porta-King recently completed a project for a power management company located in Pennsylvania. They needed a solution to help cut down noise in their plant and turned to Porta-King, who supplied them with an indoor equipment enclosure.
Reducing Plant Noise
Indoor equipment enclosures are great for creating sound enclosures for loud equipment in power management or other facilities. The company needed to enclose a Data Physics LE 1316 vibration/slip table used for vibration testing of a variety of aerospace components, which made the facility uncomfortably loud. [Read more…]