Power plants are important to our country as they are the main source of producing power for home and businesses. If something goes wrong and the power plant shuts down, thousands of people will be left without power. To prevent this scenario, power plants have to make sure that they run as reliably, efficiently, and safely as possible.
The petroleum and gas industry can be a dangerous place to work, especially since many workers have to regularly work at great heights. Even if the height is not extreme, workers can still be in danger of falling onto a machine, causing serious injury or death.
Thankfully, unlike in the yesteryear of workplace safety, many precautions are taken to ensure worker safety—particularly in high-risk environments like petroleum and gas worksites.
Falls Are the Most Common Workplace Accident
In 2013, falls accounted for over 4,000 deaths, making it the most common workplace accident. Thankfully, with strict guidelines and workplace safety laws, those numbers are down. But accidents do happen. The most common cause of falling is tripping due to: [Read more…]
Porta-King Building Systems, a recognized industry leader in pre-engineered construction, offers high-quality and cost-effective construction applications designed to serve the needs of power plant facilities nationwide. Porta King’s fast deployment, coupled with turnkey project installation and on-site support gives power facilities an economical alternative to traditional construction by reducing cost and unnecessary work reduction.
Four major product groups are available from Porta-King building systems which are designed to meet the needs of power facilities, both inside and out. Preassembled buildings ship fully assembled and ready to use for such applications as guard houses, control rooms and equipment enclosures. Modular buildings can create small to large office buildings and partitions, break rooms and more inside the facility.
According to Porta-King’s Vice President, Gregg Pearlstone, “Our pre-engineered solutions give facility personnel the ability to spend more time on their primary job function by eliminating the need to bring in outside contractors.”
Additionally, Porta-King is able to develop custom shelters for smoking rooms, turnstile shelters, vestibules and more. Rather than spending significant time and money constructing a building addition, Porta-King offers mezzanines to create additional storage space inside and out, including guard towers, observational platforms, catwalks and stairs.
To further demonstrate their commitment to providing unmatched quality and service, Porta-King Building Systems offer the best warranties in the industries on all their products.
Porta-King has been a leader in custom-designed prefabricated construction solutions since 1969. Porta-King’s pre-fabricated building systems provide shelter, storage and security solutions for virtually any working environment. For more information, visit the company on-line at www.portaking.com or call 800-284-5346.
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