Working in a factory can be dangerous with staff facing the risk of heat related illnesses, accidents, and stress. These factors can negatively affect your staff’s quality of life by decreasing job satisfaction and productivity. To help your staff lead the best life at your factory, follow these tips:
California has recently made changes to its Code of Regulations that can affect how construction projects are governed in the state. Also known as Title 24, this regulation is a relatively new set of code guidelines that governs the energy efficiency of both new and updated homes and commercial buildings.
As a company who specializes in modular construction that services the entire country, we are naturally curious about how it will affect the industry. Here’s what you should know: [Read more…]
IBM’s in-plant offices are famous for being adaptable and multifunctional. They are designed to let employees be creative and move the layout around to fit their needs. Here’s how you can emulate their design to help your office be more productive, creative, and aesthetically pleasing.
Add Comfortable, Modular Furniture
Using the right furniture in your in-plant office is the first step in creating an environment employees want to work in. Modular furniture is:
- Cost effective: Modular furniture can be added onto or reduced as your needs change.
- Mobile: Modular furniture can be easily moved around depending on the needs of employees or projects.
- Space saving: If your office is small, modular furniture can save space in a small office by merging together or being taken apart to fit another function.
Not sure if your work site needs modular, portable, or traditional restrooms or a portable toilet? Modular restrooms are a good solution for those industries that needs quick, clean, budget friendly construction.
Modular Restrooms are Flexible
Modular restrooms are the solution for your warehouse or factory if you need a permanent solution while being able to remain flexible. That way, if you need to restructure or add to your building, your restrooms can be easily moved and reinstalled just like any other modular building. Also, if your factory or warehouse is located in a seismic heavy area like California, modular restrooms can be designed with earthquake engineering for optimal safety. [Read more…]
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- Machine crushing
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…]